Public Policy Research (PPR) is dedicated to finding solutions to current social problems. PPR was established by Dr. Richard Katzev in 1989 after teaching psychology at Reed College for over 20 years. With extensive theoretical and practical experience in applied social research, Dr. Katzev combines a strong background in experimental methodology with a recognized expertise in the social and behavioral sciences.
Recent projects at Public Policy Research have focused on current social and environmental issues, including energy and water conservation, transportation, recycling, child care and welfare programs. Our work on these projects has included:
Many of our projects have required a comprehensive package of these services from research design through data collection and analysis to report writing. More often than not our final project reports have been published in peer-reviewed scholarly and professional journals.