The Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI) provides technical and research capabilities for all types of surveys. As an interdisciplinary unit at Texas A&M University, PPRI can assemble teams of researchers experienced in survey research methodology as well as specialized subject matter.

The research group at PPRI has extensive experience in designing and conducting studies to answer research questions using a variety of survey data collection methods. In addition to telephone surveys, we have conducted field surveys of diverse populations in private homes, prisons, hospitals, and other locations.

Our clients include agencies and organizations such as:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Center for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • Texas Department of State Health Services
  • Texas Education Agency
  • Texas Department of Commerce
  • Texas Cancer Council
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Complete Study Design:

PPRI research staff can provide complete research design support for survey projects including development of research strategies, sampling design, and survey instruments.

Writing and Production of Reports:

PPRI research staff can write and fully develop customized reports designed to meet the needs of sponsoring organizations. Reports are prepared using print-quality graphics and typeset-quality desktop publishing software.

Telephone Interviewing:

PPRI conducts telephone interviewing projects on both short and long term bases. With a di