A roundup of some of the content published today at Brookings.
- Are college students borrowing blindly? Beth Akers and Matthew Chingos review data that indicate that college undergrads don’t understand how much they are paying for college or how much debt they are incurring.
- Youth programs in Washington, DC. Martha Ross and Mala Thakur look at youth programs and outcomes in the nation’s capital, based on a self-assessment and quality improvement process undertaken by youth-serving nonprofits.
- Barriers to universal Internet access. Josh Bleiberg and Darrell West enumerate some of the reasons people around the world are offline.
- The South remains a black-white region. William Frey documents the reversal of the Great Migration that is now bringing African-Americans back into the Southern states.
- African priorities and the U.S. Treasury global agenda. Amadou Sy details some of what U.S. Treasury Undersecretary Nathan Sheets said at Brookings about the government’s agenda on global economic and financial policy.