A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Russia's lawbreaking, simplified. Steven Pifer relates how Russia is violating the 1994 Budapest Memorandum, the agreement Ukraine made to trade its nuclear weapons for security.
- Most important takeaway from Obama's budget is ... that over the next decade, non-defense discretionary spending will continue to drop. Bruce Katz explains the dramatic impacts.
- Bad weather hurt the work week. Gary Burtless reviews the payroll gains but notes that the severe February weather "may have dampened employment growth."
- Big data and the Common Core. Darrell West and Joshua Bleiberg make a positive connection between "big data" and Common Core standards analytics.
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.