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Public Policy Institute of California is an independent, nonpartisan, non-profit research institution. Based in San Francisco, California, the institute was established in 1994 with a $70 million endowment from William Redington Hewlett. The information that it distributes are for state, local, and federal officials, as well as non-profit and private sectors leaders, public media, and the general public. The institute is known to the general public from, among other things, newspaper reports of its polls of public opinion on issues related to California public policy.
Research by the institute focuses on population issues, the economy, governance and public finance. Besides its multidisciplinary staff, the PPIC has a visiting fellows program for scholars and a summer intern program for graduate students.
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