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Race Matters: Study Shows Black College Students Graduate With More Debt Than White Students

Black College Students Graduate With More Debt Than Whites A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that African-American college students graduate with at least $7,400 more in student loans than their white counterparts reports MIC: Four years after

Report: Trump victory will likely lead to major downfall of global financial markets

On Friday, the non-partisan Brookings Institution released a paper which describes the expected impact of the outcome of the 2016 U.S. presidential election on the global financial markets, reports the Huffington Post. Authored by the...Show More Summary

Looking Into the Cannabis Crystal Ball: The Important Issues to Watch as Cannabis Becomes Legal

Click here for reuse options! The choices the federal government must and will make will have far-reaching consequences. The following is an excerpt from the new book Marijuana: A Short History by John Hudak (Brookings Institution Press,...Show More Summary

Why Evangelicals Are Smart to Support Trump

Hmm, I wonder what changed: That finding is buried within a new joint survey from the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution that finds Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by 15 percentage points among likely voters, 51 to 36. Show More Summary

Kuroda Defends BOJ Credibility, Mocks Fed And IMF Economists

This past Saturday October 8th, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko “Peter Pan” Kuroda delivered some prepared remarks on its new QQE with yield control (see here and here) at the Brookings Institute in Washington DC. The conference wasShow More Summary

Internet shutdowns cost the world at least $2.4 billion last year

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Deji from Access Now writes, "How much does it cost to shut down the internet? A new report by the Brookings Institution assesses costs during a one year period between 2015-2016 and found immense losses. It's just a baseline too -- and doesn't even include things like mobile money or lost tax receipts. The real number is likely much higher." (more…)

What German Cities Have Learned From The Front Lines Of The Refugee Response

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Much of the responsibility in caring for refugees arriving in Germany has fallen to local authorities. This has brought challenges, but also successful innovations that must be widely shared – and quickly, says Brookings InstitutionShow More Summary

Charles L. Schultze RIP

(September 28, 2016 06:42 PM, by David Henderson) Charlie Schultze, Brookings Institution economist and former economic adviser to President Jimmy Carter has died at age 91. Charlie was old-school in the best sense of that term. From what I could tell at a distance, he believed in using... (0 COMMENTS)

The 9 fastest-growing cities in the US

In the wake of the Great Recession and the subsequent uneven recovery, some US cities have grown faster than others. To track where urban economic growth is happening, nonprofit public policy organization Brookings Institution launched...Show More Summary

End The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Bonanza For Graduate And Professional Schools

Brookings Institution: The Coming Public Service Loan Forgiveness Bonanza, by Jason Delisle (American Enterprise Institute): Abstract: The federal government is making more data available about the performance of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program for federal student loans. Many policymakers are not aware of this program, but the new...

Rules, Discretion, and Audacity: A Critique of Kocherlakota

I was just about to treat myself to a little R&R last Friday when — wouldn’t you know it? — I received an email message from the Brookings Institution’s Hutchins Center. The message alerted me to a new Brookings Paper by former Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota. Show More Summary

Musings on Productivity

Musings on Productivity (Triggered by (but not to be presented at) the September 8-9, 2016 Hutchins Center Brookings Institution Productivity Festival) J. Bradford DeLong :: U.C. Berkeley, NBER, and WCEG :: 2016-09-07

IoT: A Transformative Ecosystem or a Race to the Bottom?

By ROB HAVESEY A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to speak on a panel at the Brookings Institution discussing the 5th-Generation (5G) wireless revolution, how it will enable the Internet of Things (IoT) and the implications for healthcare. In the paper that spawned the Brookings panel, Darrell West noted that 5G networks will incorporate cloud

New Solar Study in Nevada Sings Same Old I-Done-it-Wrong Song

Let's address something head on. Solar energy provides a benefit to all consumers, even those who don't have solar panels. Study after study in states from Maine to Arizona, and by groups such as the The Brookings Institution and the Natural Resources Defense Council prove this point. Show More Summary

Brooks Institute, Hallmark Institute to Close

2 months agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

California-based Brooks Institute and Massachusetts-based Hallmark Institute of Photography have cancelled classes for the fall and announced plans to close down. The two schools, both private for-profit visual arts colleges, have struggled over the past decade with declining enrollments, financial stress, and management shake-ups. Show More Summary

The Closing Of Brooks Institute Is Not A Statement About The Photography Market

Photography has never been about how many professionals there are, and how or what they charge, where they went to school, how they learned, how hard or easy it is, how smart or stupid the successful ones are, what camera you use, or how many amateurs can look like or claim to be professionals. In […]

Sudden closure of visual arts school leaves students in the lurch

The Brooks Institute, a for-profit Ventura visual arts school, is shutting down immediately, amid questions from students, faculty and alumni.  Brooks abruptly stopped enrolling students and announced that classes won’t resume in the fall.  “The campus will close completely, effective October 31,...

Brooks Institute shutting down after 70 years, reasons unclear

These are sad news today. Brooks Institute which has been the home to many photographers, photo journalists, and filmmakers is closing its doors. According to an announcement on Brook’s facebook page, Brooks Institute will be closing October 31st, 2016. Sometime you hope that someone hijacked the page and pranked the world, but this is not the case. [...]Show More Summary

How the System is Rigged - Johnson and Johnson Board Member Pretends to be Independent Brookings Institution Scholar

Fears that "the system is rigged" may cause the lack of trust marring this year's political season. These fears are not baseless.Dr McClellan of the Brookings Institution on Drug PricesA recent series in the New York Times focused on the biases of the think tank "independent scholars" whose work is used to justify much policy making. Show More Summary

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