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Fred Dews |
February 6, 2014 5:13pm
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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.
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