A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Improving children’s chances. Isabel Sawhill and Quentin Karpilow ask whether early and frequent intervention could improve children’s life chances.
- Legalization of marijuana in two states. Philip Wallach and John Hudak compare the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington.
- Consumer preferences on online privacy. Stuart Brotman grapples with the privacy paradox and discusses the EMC Corporation’s study on consumer preferences about personal privacy online.
- Renewal efforts for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Nicole Prchal Svajlenka and Audrey Singer argue for the need to focus on renewal efforts for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a two-year deportation relief and work authorization program.
- Reforming saving incentives. Benjamin Harris discusses the need to redesign saving incentives to benefit workers across the income spectrum.
- Climate change’s stopping distance. Stephen Palumbi uses the analogy of a 16-year-old learning about the stopping distance of a vehicle to explain the time horizon for slowing and stopping climate change.
Elina Saxena contributed to this post.