SERIES: Brookings Data Now
Number 15 of 53
Fred Dews |
October 30, 2013 4:47pm
In this edition of Brookings Data Now: "Cash for Clunkers" = high cost per job; Iran's nuclear program; Kenya's counties; Memphis freight; the plight of recent college grads.
It was intended to be an economic stimulation and job-creation program, launched in 2009 at the height of the recession, but according to new Brookings research, the cost per job created under the program "was much higher than alternative fiscal stimulus policies."
A cascade is a connected series of uranium-enrichment centrifuges needed to refine the material. Iran thus has the capability to spin up more production.
Kenya's 2010 constitution devolves powers and responsibilities for service delivery to its counties. Learn more about how the national government allocates resources to these jurisdictions.
Memphis, Tennessee, is one of the world's largest freight hubs. It's airport, port, highways and rail lines contributed to a faster growing economy than the national economy.
As of September, compared to 7.2 percent of the entire workforce. Students graduating college now face increased debt and lower earnings.
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