A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.
- Should the U.S. adopt European-style insurance regulations? Robert Litan explains why it is premature for the United States to embrace insurance solvency regulation as it is important to distinguish between banks and insurers.
- Role of regional organizations in national disaster management. Elizabeth Ferris calls for efforts to assess the role of regional organizations in building the capacity of national disaster management organizations.
- Why Silicon Valley software developers have an edge. Jonathan Rothwell asks what distinguishes Silicon Valley software developers.
- The limits on DACA estimates. Audrey Singer suggests why estimates of the population eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should be treated with uncertainty.
- Leveraging data in health care. Darrell West and Niam Yaragh list four ways to leverage the maximum potential of data in the health care.
- Latin American elections and results in 2014. Daniel Zovatto unpacks the intense 2014 electoral landscape in Latin America.
- AGOA and regional integration. Witney Schneidman interviews the African Development Bank’s Moono Mupotola.
Elina Saxena contributed to this post.
My biggest concern is that Washington is signaling to Russia that it’s OK to meddle in the politics of sovereign nations which are your neighbors. Meddling is going on from Paris to Ukraine, from east to west and north to south, within Europe and at its borders, and always with the intent of undermining the credibility and effectiveness of democratic institutions. And it is being either denied or downplayed.