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Brookings Today, 4/7/14

Fred Dews

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

  • TIGER index. In the latest Brookings-Financial Times TIGER index, Eswar Prasad, Karim Foda and Arnav Sahu report on the global economic recovery.

  • Obama’s visit to Asia. Sheena Chestnut Greitens discusses President Obama’s upcoming visit and in particular the U.S..-Philippine alliance.

  • Africa’s fast growth, slow transformation. Homi Kharas takes a look at the 2014 African Transformation Report.

  • Global learning metrics. Rebecca Winthrop asks what’s next for the Learning Metrics Task Force.

  • Learning from tax maps. Benjamin Harris presents three things we can learn from four county-level maps showing: EITC, income taxes, itemized tax deductions, and property taxes.

  • A metropolitan jobs recovery? Mark Muro and Alex Friedhoff see stark employment gain gaps for metro areas hit hard by the recession.

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