A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Is it safe to reuse passwords? Hillary Schaub and Darrell West comment on a new, more realistic approach to Internet password management, including password reuse and “weak” passwords, but in a tiered system.
- FDI and U.S. business. Mark Muro and Devashree Saha say that foreign direct investment is a learning channel for new ideas, which “keeps the United States sharp in a world in which America has no monopoly on cutting-edge ideas.”
- The Hutchins Roundup. Brendan Mochoruk and David Wessel present the latest research, charts, and speeches on fiscal and monetary policy.
- The future of college business models. Stuart Butler writes that in a world of online learning and other technology-based challenges to traditional college models, it’s “time to think of the college of the future as more like a high-quality educational “travel agent” than a bricks-and-mortar institution.”
- Net benefits of low- and no-carbon electricity challenges. The debate continues, as Charles Frank responds to criticism of his recent Brookings working paper.