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Uncovering new trends through smart data analysis

There’s the Chicagoland we engage everyday, and then there are the trends that underpin our lived experiences.

Sound decision-making relies on thoughtful, accurate data. From elected officials to media outlets, truth is essential. That’s why MPC conducts ground-breaking research under the guidance of renowned analysts. So that we can find our region’s truth, and make decisions accordingly.

  • Data Points

    Data Points

    Frequent, in-depth data dives that reveal new trends about the vitality of our region

  • #BuildBackBetter


    Your go-to source for all of MPC’s COVID-19 analyses and recommendations, updated regularly

  • Cost of Segregation

    Cost of Segregation

    What we pay in lost income, lives and potential

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