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Brookings Today, 8/15/14

Fred Dews

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

  • Foreign students in the United States. In a new Brookings Cafeteria Podcast, Neil Ruiz discusses the foreign students studying in the U.S. at institutions of higher education.

  • Ghana requests IMF assistance. Amadou Sy and Temesgen Deressa explain Ghana’s request for assistance from the International Monetary Fund.

  • The future of employer-sponsored health insurance. Stuart Butler looks at what impact the Supreme Court’s ruling on Hobby Lobby will have on employer-sponsored health insurance.

  • Did TANF work? Ron Haskins suggests that Temporary Assistance for Needy Families expanded during the Great Recession but had shortcomings.

  • The Panama Canal turns 100. Brookings scholars have studied the Panama Canal since it first opened in 1914.

Elina Saxena contributed to this post.



Fred Dews

Managing Editor, New Digital Products