Diana Villiers Negroponte
November 20, 2014 1:50pm
Diana Negroponte welcomes a recently announced migrant resettlement program that will enable Central American minors to seek refugee and parole status in the United States.
Brendan Mochoruk and David Wessel
November 20, 2014 10:46am
This week's Hutchins Roundup highlights research that finds that unemployment insurance is more effective than universal basic income, capping deductions would raise revenue and increase tax progressivity, and more.
November 19, 2014 2:45pm
Next Sunday’s first round of the Tunisian presidential election is unlikely to produce an outright winner but the country can already lay claim to the most democratic success story in the uncertain post-Arab Spring period.
Mark B. McClellan, S. Lawrence Kocot, Farzad Mostashari, James Colbert and Ross White
November 19, 2014 11:56am
Mark McClellan and co-authors discuss the release of a new resource for physicians looking to implement accountable care strategies in their practices.
Michael E. O'Hanlon
November 19, 2014 11:00am
On November 12, Brookings held an event on the Ebola outbreak of 2014 and the international response in its various aspects, with an eye towards understanding the current crisis and fashioning future policy. Michael O'Hanlon breaks down the key points.
Colin I. Bradford
November 17, 2014 4:35pm
Colin Bradford discusses the prospects for boosting global growth following the G-20 Summit, and reaching the Brisbane target of an additional 2 percent of global GDP growth by 2018.
November 17, 2014 3:42pm
Bill Frenzel, Brookings guest scholar for the past 23 years, died on Monday, November 17, 2014 at the age of 86 at his home in McLean, Virginia. He also served as a Member of Congress for 20 years, representing Minnesota’s 3rd District.
Richard C. Bush III
November 17, 2014 10:08am
Richard Bush writes that little attention was given to the encounter between China’s Zhang Zhijun and Taiwan’s Wang Yu-chi during the recent APEC summit. Bush explains how the discussion of the 1992 consensus during the Zhang-Wang meeting is reassuring, and why the context for these meetings was important.
November 14, 2014 10:48am
David Wessel summarizes his remarks to the IMF's Jacques Polak Research Conference, noting new challenges to the world's central bankers such as increased public attention, the value of forward guidance and signaling, the persistence of "unconventional monetary policy," and the spread of macroprudential tools to bolster financial stability.
Paul Park and Katharine H.S. Moon
November 14, 2014 10:47am
Pyongyang is currently on the receiving end of a reinvigorated push by the international community to address North Korea’s human rights abuses. Paul Park and Katharine Moon write that regardless of the outcome at the United Nations, the U.S. should consider options for engaging North Korea, and offer a look at the history of U.S. engagement with other countries that have committed human rights violations.
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