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New research examines individual well-being to understand the paradox of economic growth and unhappiness in countries ranging from the U.S. to China and India. [Read More]
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Dhruv Gandhi recaps some of the week's news from Africa including the DRC's plans to host the largest hydropower project on the continent, Angola's violent... [Read More]
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The Trump administration is planning to tell Russian leaders next week that it is preparing to exit the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Steven... [Read More]
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Where people live in the United States is often a key determinant of their economic outcomes. This article explores the disparities that exist between counties... [Read More]
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The Optimizing Assessment for All project at the Center for Universal Education hosted its second regional workshop in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on assessing 21st century skills. [Read More]
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Immigrants have always comprised a considerable share of the U.S. population. In new research from The Hamilton Project at Brookings, Ryan Nunn, Jimmy O'Donnell, and... [Read More]
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The story of Saudi Arabia and the Brotherhood is not a simple morality play, and those claiming Khashoggi's Brotherhood sympathies as some kind of black... [Read More]
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David M. Rubenstein Fellow Randall Akee discusses how the recent Supreme Court decision upholding North Dakota's voter identification requirement could ultimately disenfranchise much of the... [Read More]
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Hilary Gelfond and Adam Looney review whether areas selected as Opportunity Zones are economically distressed and offer recommendations for improving place-based policies. [Read More]
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Jessica Brandt explains how local governments can support the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration. [Read More]
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Editor's Note: The Brookings Cafeteria podcast will release new episodes on the issues shaping the 2018 midterms every Tuesday and Friday leading up to Election... [Read More]
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With the departure of White House Counsel Don McGahn, Tier One turnover in the Trump administration has reached a record-setting 83%. With Democratic control of... [Read More]
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Can President Trump claim credit for progress on North Korea? Experts discuss. [Read More]
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Brookings fellow Adie Tomer and senior research associate & associate fellow Joseph Kane provide an overview of where states and prospective governors stand on infrastructure... [Read More]
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Under President Trump, U.S. policy towards China has shifted more dramatically toward strategic competition. But it does not automatically follow, as Will Moreland argues, that... [Read More]
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This report looks at how data from 21st century skills assessment can be used and interpreted to inform teaching and learning. [Read More]
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When it comes to child survival, there is powerful evidence that even the world's worst case situations are getting better. [Read More]
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When it comes to student loans, undergraduate students receive most of the public's attention and are the primary focus of federal accountability policies intended to... [Read More]
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Rebecca Diamond discusses short term and long term effects of rent control. In the long run, the costs outweigh the benefits. [Read More]
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Janet Yellen, Lucrezia Reichlin and Raghuram Rajan address current threats to the global financial stability. [Read More]
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