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New data confirm both a stark history of automation in Trump country and substantial work flux, job uncertainty, and political disruption. [Read More]
Many wealthy people in the United States and elsewhere support the objective of curbing extreme economic inequality. They should not allow allow themselves to be... [Read More]
With Israeli elections coming up on April 9, the Palestinian Arab voter turnout will be key to watch. [Read More]
Phil Wallach of the R Street Institute writes about two promising budget reform proposals that have been gaining support: replacing budget committees with a joint... [Read More]
Devastating Cyclone Idae hits Southeast Africa, the World Bank and African Development Bank commit $47 billion to African climate finance, and South Africa faces an... [Read More]
On March 14, Brookings Senior Fellow Michael O'Hanlon spoke with Undersecretary of the United States Army Ryan McCarthy about the Army's budget request, its operational... [Read More]
Schuele and Wessel reflect upon the discussions on difficulties of using privately collected big data to improve economic measurement at a recent Hutchins Center event... [Read More]
By 2050, Africa is likely to have some of the world's most contentious disputes over water. [Read More]
After the British parliament defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the European Union for a second time in mid-March, it narrowly supported a request... [Read More]
A low-wage, high-tax trap in the Western Balkans has led to lower employment and higher inequality in income among countries in the region. [Read More]
Philip A. Wallach lays out a comprehensive snapshot of the status of US climate policy for the Brookings Center on Regulation and Markets. [Read More]
In this week's Charts of the Week: the gender wage gap globally and domestically. Research shows that closing the wage gap between men and women... [Read More]
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Jay Shambaugh, the director of the Hamilton Project at Brookings and a senior fellow in Economic Studies, talks about new research on monetary sanctions in... [Read More]
Studies in this week's Hutchins Roundup find that consumer decisions about loan repayment plans don't conform to economic theory, the Fed's interest rate increases shifted... [Read More]
Jackson Gode writes that a flurry of oversight activity by House Democrats signals increase scrutiny of the executive branch. With the House Oversight Tracker, the... [Read More]
William G. Gale, Hilary Gelfond, and Jason Fichtner consider prospects for retirement saving for the millennial generation, who will be between ages 54 and 69... [Read More]
There are significant potential benefits to using data-driven risk assessments in criminal sentencing. For example, risk assessments have rightly been endorsed as a mechanism to... [Read More]
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Democrats in the House of Representatives are using their majority to conduct oversight of the Trump Administration. Use our House Oversight Tracker to follow committee... [Read More]
Democrats in the House of Representatives are using their majority to conduct oversight of the Trump Administration. Use our House Oversight Tracker to follow committee... [Read More]
In this episode, Angela Stent and Keir Giles, authors of "Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest" and "Moscow Rules: What Drives... [Read More]
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