SERIES: Brookings Data Now
Number 26 of 53
Fred Dews |
February 6, 2014 5:13pm
In this edition of Brookings Data Now: a Los Angeles sized-population of men aren't working; Congress isn't meeting its statutory budgeting obligations; the U.S. county with the most EITC claimants; doing business in South Africa; Argentina's currency crisis.
Two-thirds say they aren't looking for jobs. Find out more about them and ideas for what to do about it.
The 1974 Budget Reform Act covers when the president should send a budget to Congress (early February) and when Congress should finish its appropriations bills (September 30). Learn more about broken budgeting in the U.S.
This is the highest EITC uptake rate in the nation. Find out what the other top counties are, and explore more about EITC in this interactive map.
This is according to a World Bank report, cited in an article about how democratic development drives five rising nations: India, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia.
This is the country's largest devaluation since its 2002 crisis. Learn how Argentina's problems are unique.
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.
Managing Editor of the Brookings Website
Brookings Data Now
Brookings Data Now: Obama Averages Fewer Executive Orders than Clinton, Bush (II)
In Yemen, 91% of Children Are Not Learning in Primary School - Brookings Data Now
A blog about research and activities at Brookings, now.
View all blogs ›
Frequent updates from Brookings experts on the top issues of the day.
What Brookings Experts Are Saying about Cuba
First Lady Michelle Obama: Give All Our Girls the Education They Deserve
Is Compulsory Voting a Solution to America's Low Voter Turnout and Political Polarization?
President Obama to North Korea: Not on My Watch
Jonathan D. Pollack|December 19, 2014 5:56pm
Terabyte Terror Bites Sony
Katharine H.S. Moon|December 19, 2014 5:00pm
Innovative Education Can Help Fight Crime in Latin America
Gabriel Zinny and Diego Gorgal|December 19, 2014 4:10pm
Africa in the News: Contentious Kenyan Security Bill Passes, U.S.-South Africa Trade Row Heightens, African Development Bank 2014 Report Underscores Regional Integration
Amy Copley|December 19, 2014 3:36pm
Iranian Press Week in Review
Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani|December 19, 2014 2:00pm
View all posts ›
The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For nearly 100 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter—for the nation and the world.
1775 Massachusetts Ave, NW,
Washington, DC 20036
© 2014 The Brookings Institution
You have not selected any newsletters.