Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)

“The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. We are dedicated to informing and improving public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research.

“PPIC delivers actionable, fact-based research to help the state find practical responses to a range of policy challenges.

Our publications range from one-page fact sheets to comprehensive, in-depth reports. The PPIC blog offers timely commentary and analysis.

PPIC houses three policy centers that address topics of major importance to California.

  • The PPIC Higher Education Center advances practical solutions that enhance educational opportunities for all of California’s students—improving lives and expanding economic growth across the state.
  • The PPIC Statewide Survey provides a voice for the public and likely voters on key policy issues facing the state.
  • The PPIC Water Policy Center spurs innovative water management solutions that support a healthy economy, environment, and society.”