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Brookings Today, 2/20/14

Brookings Today

A roundup of some of the content published on brookings.edu today.

  • All cities are not created unequal. Alan Berube looks at income inequality in the nation's 50 largest cities using the 95/20 ratio.

  • Will Italy's new PM fall? Riccardo Alcaro examines the rise, and potential fall, of Italy's incoming prime minister, at 39 the youngest ever.

  •  Will Hillary run? Find out why Michael O'Hanlon hopes she does.

  • Syrian refugees in Turkey. Kemal Kirişci examines the crisis and what should be done. 

  • How awareness reduces racial bias. Three authors examine data from National Basketball Association referees to see if raising awareness of even subtle forms of racism can bring about meaningful change.

  • Global education financing. Liesbet Steer outlines seven facts about the current state of global education financing.

Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.