Brookings Today, 3/13/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.

  • Sequestration cost taxpayers how much? John Hudak and Grace Wallack outline four ways the American public has been short-changed by sequestration.

  • The promise of mobile health technology. Darrell West, Joshua Bleiberg and co-authors from the China Academy of Telecommunication Research of MIIT discuss how mobile technology can help improve health care and reduce its cost.

  • The importance of good governance to economic growth. Kemal Derviş examines the role of good governance and responsive political systems in long-term economic growth.