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.
From Korea to the Congo: Nehru’s India and UN Peacekeeping (1945-1965)
Brookings Senior Fellow and former U.S. State Department Special Envoy on Climate Todd Stern spoke at the US Climate Action Center, at the COP 24 UN climate negotiations, on the future of the Paris Agreement in Katowice, Poland on December 10, 2018.