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"The Institute of Governmental Studies (IGS), established in 1919, is an Organized Research Unit of the University of California at Berkeley. The IGS mission is to conduct and disseminate research on topics related to state and national politics and public policy topics with a particular focus on institutional design and reform. IGS serves as the University's primary center for advancing research and public service on applied political science and public policy. IGS serves students, faculty, researchers, and the general public."
"The IGS mission is to inform the construction and debate of reform proposals through applied research disseminated whenever possible through non-technical reports and public conferences. IGS serves as a bridge between academia and the intersection of politics, policy and the media."