Climate Change and Resilience
Higher temperatures and more extreme weather are linked to increased conflict and increases in food insecurity. AIR’s work is closely associated with ongoing challenges related to climate change and programs to increase the resilience of marginalized populations to climate change.
A Transition in AIR's Leadership
David Myers, AIR’s President and CEO, will retire in early 2024, after 13 years of leading the institution. Jessica Heppen, senior vice president, will be AIR’s next President and CEO. The transition will begin in January 2023.
Our mission is to generate and use rigorous evidence that contributes to a better, more equitable world.
Learn about our values, our history, and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
AIR Equity Initiative
AIR is making a five-year, $100M+ investment in behavioral and social science research and technical assistance to address the underlying causes of systemic inequities and increase opportunities for people and communities.
Spotlight on Our Work
Research & Program Evaluation
AIR conducts rigorous research and evaluations that provide important information about the effectiveness of programs and policies in the U.S. and across the globe.
We work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients to help them build capacity and transform systems to achieve better outcomes for those they serve.
Data Science and Technology
AIR uses data and technology to help our clients and communities identify challenges, find solutions, and make information usable and easily accessible.
Survey Design and Administration
Our experts can help government agencies and organizations develop, administer, and analyze surveys that create reliable, actionable data.
Exploring Key Indicators of Education During the Pandemic
The annual Condition of Education report from NCES provides insight into how the U.S. education system has changed over time. The 2022 edition is the first to include data showing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on education. AIR contributed two new spotlights on homeschooling and fall enrollment plans for postsecondary education.
IN THE FIELD
Addressing Health Inequities in Kidney Care
Chronic kidney disease can have serious health consequences for both patients and the health system. The condition also disproportionately affects members of racial and ethnic groups, as well as underserved populations. AIR experts offer considerations for involving patients, families, and communities in the effort to address patient safety and inequities.