A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Older firms increasingly dominant in America. Robert Litan and Ian Hathaway detail contributing factors driving the increasing share of economic activity occurring in older firms.
- Colorado marijuana legalization a success. John Hudak explores the successful implementation of Colorado’s legal marijuana system.
- Growing concentrated poverty in America. Elizabeth Kneebone highlights the growth of concentrated poverty across American cities, metro areas, and suburban communities.
- Responses to immigration. Marisa Abrajano asks if immigration will cause a white backlash in America.
- China’s fight against corruption. Cheng Li and Tom Orlik discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign.
- Teachers and evaluation systems. Mark Dynarski argues that teachers should have more information on evaluation systems.
- Government Accountability Office report on implicit subsidies for banks. Douglas Elliott argues that there does not appear to be a sound reason to change current government policy based on worries about implicit subsidies for large financial institutions.
Elina Saxena contributed to this post.
Rather than serving as a unifying diplomatic exercise to highlight Iran’s troubling regional activities, the [Warsaw] summit primarily highlighted America’s diplomatic isolation from its European allies.