A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Stuck at the bottom. Elisabeth Jacobs looks at a new paper from BPEA on long-term unemployment and social mobility.
- Benefits of EITC expansion. Melissa Kearney and Lesley Turner say that Sen. Patty Murray’s legislation on EITC changes would increase the return to work for low- and middle-income working families.
- Obama’s quiet but crucial Italy visit. Riccardo Alcaro argues that while President Obama’s visit with Italian PM Renzi was a side event to meeting Pope Francis, it was still important.
- State of the digital news media. Beth Stone reviews new Pew Research on developments in digital native journalism.
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.
Bruce Katz, of the Brookings Institution, said [land mapping] is not just about "real estate," but about access "to a talent pool." "Automobiles are essentially computers on wheels," said Katz, who focuses on the challenges and opportunities of global urbanization. "The broader Detroit area is one of the greatest hubs of technological innovation around manufacturing."