News & Events

Drawing attention to trends and new research is an important part of MissionSquare Research Institute’s mission.  To that end, the Research Institute collaborates with media outlets and related organizations to promote its research and resources. The Institute’s research has been covered by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Axios, CNBC, Bloomberg News, Fox Business, Governing, Politico, Forbes, USA Today, and many other outlets. State legislators and agencies, local governments, and federal and congressional entities rely on and cite that research regularly.

The Research Institute also holds events and webinars to focus on timely issues, enabling state and local governments and other public service organizations to build capacity to attract and retain the talent they need to operate in an increasingly complex world.

Latest News

E-News: Financial Anxiety Among Public Employees; Managing Real World Workforce DEI

  • 84% of Public Service Employees Anxious About Financial Security

  • Digging Deeper into State and Local Government Employee Finances

  • Lessons from the Workforce DEI Front Lines

  • Public Plans Snapshot

  • Webinar: Public Workforce Trends to Watch in 2023

  • MissionSquare Research Institute in the News

New Research Provides In-Depth Insight on the Workforce DEI Challenges and Opportunities Facing Local Governments

A new report from MissionSquare Research Institute presents the results of focus groups with local government staff responsible for workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) programs. The research outlines challenges […]

84% of Public Service Employees Increasingly Anxious About Their Financial Security Amid Turbulent Economy and Market Volatility

Survey Finds Retirement Savings Dropping as Inflation and Housing Costs Rise; Webinar on October 31 to Review Findings WASHINGTON, D.C., October 12, 2022 – New research from MissionSquare Research Institute […]


Webinar: Public Workforce Trends to Watch in 2023

MissionSquare Research Institute will share recent data trends and discuss their significance for local government workforce planning in 2023.