A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Big data. Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West argue that “big data can find patterns that we could never find with conventional approaches” in response to a recent op-ed by Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis that expressed doubts.
- International monetary cooperation. David Wessel reviews Raghuram Rajan’s call for better international coordination around central banking policy.
- Circumstances vs. character in childhood development. Richard V. Reeves and Kimberly Howard comment on Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir’s new book Scarcity.
- U.S.-Russia arms control. Steven Pifer believes U.S.-Russia arms control can be helpful to the Ukraine Crisis.
- More on Ukraine. Ariana Rowberry examines the newfound relevance Vienna Document and the Open Skies Treaty have provided during the current Ukraine crisis.
- Big data privacy review. Brookings scholars comment to the White House data privacy review as requested.
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.