Wind curtailment in China and lessons from the United States Ye Qi, Jiaqi Lu, and Mengye ZhuThursday, March 1, 2018 (Brookings Institution) “…China has successfully fertilized the [world’s] biggest renewable industry in terms of both...Show More Summary
In early 2018, Amazon unveiled a list of 20 finalist cities for its second headquarters, HQ2. The company listed a highly educated workforce as an important factor in its decision. The Brookings Institution conducted a study that analyzes...Show More Summary
—On January 11th, the Brookings Institution issued a report finding that the default rate for undergraduate, federal student loan borrowers nationwide will be about 38% by 2023, indicating a true, lifetime default rate of about 40% This...Show More Summary
Vanessa S. Williamson (Brookings Institution) presents Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes (Princeton University Press 2017) at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Lily Batchelder and Daniel Shaviro: Conventional wisdom holds that Americans hate taxes. But the conventional wisdom is...
Former CIA analyst Jung Pak just left the intelligence world in August for the Brookings Institute, and now she’s warning that the government has been getting things all wrong on Kim Jon-Un. In an interview with Politico Global, Pak recalled the CIA getting Kim wrong from the start of his...
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen won’t be joining the ranks of the unemployed she worked to try to reduce during her tenure leading the nation’s central bank.. Yellen, 71, whose term as Fed chief ends on Saturday, will start Monday as a distinguished fellow in residence in the economic...
Janet Yellen is heading to the Brookings Institution after Donald Trump failed to reappoint her as Federal Reserve chair, CNBC reports. Yellen's move suggests she will remain an active voice in the monetary policy debate. Former FedShow More Summary
A glitch in the monetary matrix? Fed watchers will recall that shortly after he departed the Fed to make way for Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke first joined the Brookings Institution in DC (before also joining PIMCO and Citadel as an advisor), where he became blogger emeritus. Show More Summary
A new research from the Brookings Institution has shed some light on the exploding student debt crisis in the U.S. The numbers are horrifying (for details see https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/scott-clayton-report.pdf) (emphasis... The post Student Loans Debt Crisis: It Only Gets Worse was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
NPR: “If President Trump’s first year in office seemed chaotic from a staffing perspective, there’s a reason. Turnover among top-level staff in the Trump White House was off the charts, according to a new Brookings Institution report.” “Turnover in Trump’s [...]
The admissions office at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced its early admission decisions at exactly 6:28 p.m. Eastern time on Dec. 14 as part of an obsession with pi, a formula in math and physics. Pi is really the number 3.14, so it was pi doubled when teenagers around the world...
Hal Skopicki, MD, PhD, has been appointed Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of Operations in the Stony Brook University Heart Institute. He is a renowned heart failure specialist, who has led the major effort in advancing the care of patients with advanced cardiac disease since his arrival at Stony Brook in 2006.
A new Brookings Institution report projects substantially worst student loan defaults than previous estimates. The report predicts as much as 40% of students could be in default by 2030. There are $1.4 trillion in US student loans outstanding,...Show More Summary
John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, thinks the central bank needs new tools to fight chronically low inflation. Williams, speaking at a Brookings Institution conference in Washington, made the caseShow More Summary
Wall Street Journal: “According to Kathryn Dunn-Tenpas, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution who has tracked White House turnover rates over three decades, the Trump administration’s 34% turnover rate—21 of the 61 senior officials she has tracked have resigned, [...]
The Prince is speaking at the Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum right now:
Vanessa S. Williamson (Brookings Institution) presents Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes (Princeton University Press 2017) at Columbia today as part of its Davis Polk & Wardwell Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Alex Raskolnikov and Wojciech Kopczuk: Conventional wisdom holds that Americans hate taxes. But...
Max Brooks, who’s currently serving as the non-resident fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point, has worked to “challenge old ways of thinking and encourage mental agility and flexibility for problem solvers and leaders,” according to his website. During his Friday...
The Brookings Institution finds that women have better digital skills than men but are still underrepresented in the industry.
Brookings Institution report finds broad technological shifts in the workplace, akin to another ‘Industrial Revolution,’ and cities should take note When Mark Muro, a senior fellow and researcher at the Brookings Institution, began studying...Show More Summary