Created in 1981, the Rockefeller Institute of Government is a public policy think tank providing cutting edge evidence-based policy. Our mission is to improve the capacities of communities, state and local governments, and the federal system to work toward genuine solutions to the nation’s problems. Through rigorous, objective, and accessible analysis and outreach, the Institute will give citizens and governments facts and tools relevant to public decisions.
The Jaeckle Center for Law, Democracy, and Governance focuses on the ways in which law, politics and principles of democratic self-governance intersect at the state and local levels.
The Jaeckle Center, a research center located within SUNY Buffalo Law School, is dedicated to the study of the ways in which law, politics, and principles of democratic self-governance intersect at the state and local (subnational) level.