Reports

Managing the American Rescue Plan in Rhode Island, June 2021
An original white paper describing best practices and processes for public leaders to regain trust while managing Rhode Island’s approximate $1.8 billion in American Rescue Plan funds.

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The Human Services Workforce in Rhode Island, August 2020
An analysis of the characteristics of the human services industry in Rhode Island, including income, gender, race, and more. Report produced in partnership with the RI Coalition for Children and Families.

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State Business Rankings: A Primer, June 2018

A summary and evaluation of commonly cited indices used to measure the business climate of states, with current rankings for Rhode Island and its New England neighbors.

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Five Years of Making a Difference, 2015
A historical perspective on the founding years of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership and the partnership between Alan G. Hassenfeld and Bryant University.

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Five Things Successful Governors Do, 2014
A report detailing the best practices embraced by public leaders who have been recognized as successful in governing their states.

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