A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Content about Obama’s executive action on immigration reform:
- John Hudak cuts through the rhetoric and looks at four realities of executive action.
- Audrey Singer reviews how her research on the DACA program offers lessons.
- Darrell West explains why proposed action could be a “mixed bag” for the tech sector.
- Ian Hathaway and Robert Litan on how piecemeal immigration reform can boost the U.S. economy.
- A roundup of more research and commentary on the issues.
- A refugee + parole program for Central American minors. Diana Negroponte welcomes a recently announced refugee resettlement program that will enable Central American minors to seek refugee and parole status in the United States.
- Questions to ask on the future of Abenomics. Mireya Solis takes a look at Japan’s new recession.
- Reflections on Universal Children’s Day. Emily Gustafsson-Wright examines how the United States is “paving the way when it comes to thinking creatively about how to provide quality early childhood development interventions to more poor children.”
- What’s driving the decline in firm formation rate? Ian Hathaway and Robert Litan analyze variation in startup rates across U.S. metro areas.
- The perils of “edutourism.” Tom Loveless criticizes the new outbreak of education tourism.
- Africa’s failure to industrialize. John Page wonders whether it’s because of bad luck or bad policy.
- What the top eight freight corridors tell us about trade. Adie Tomer and Joseph Kane look at the data and trade maps.
Charmaine Crutchfield contributed to this post.