Brookings Today, 4/9/14

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

  • IMF-World Bank meetings. Brookings experts comment on the upcoming World Bank and IMF spring meetings.

  • Teacher preparation. Thomas Kane applies lessons from medical training to three types of changes needed in teacher preparation.

  • Democracy dividends from the Afghanistan investment. Michael O’Hanlon and David Petraeus say that we may know how well American sacrifices have paid off in a successful recent election. (, subscription rqd.)

  • Tax incentives do a poor job at helping households accumulate financial and tangible assets, writes Benjamin Harris.

Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.