Su Tseng-chang, Chairman of Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party, speaks about 'A New Partnership for a New Age: Strengthening U.S.-Taiway Relations' on June 13, 2013 at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
An analysis from the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington estimated that the benefits of a four-year college degree are equivalent to an investment that returns 15.2 percent a year, even factoring in the earnings students forego while in school.
The median age of Hispanics, whose foreign-born contingent is by far the largest immigrant group, is 27, according to the Brookings Institution. The median age of non-Hispanic whites in the United States is 42.
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Kenner: Why Turks are fighting to take back Istanbul
he boasted, potentially making it the largest in the world."Turkey's not talking about the world now," Erdogan told the Brookings Institution, while an entourage of businessmen who made the trip with him to Washington looked on. "The world is talking about Read more »
Amtrak to unveil new electric locomotives
relying on federal handouts, limping from appropriation to appropriation," said Robert Puentes, a senior fellow in the Brookings Institution 's metropolitan policy program."Even though Washington is mired in debt and dysfunction, Amtrak is reinventing itself." Read more »
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U.S.-Turkey Civil Nuclear Cooperation in the Post-Cold War World
The Brookings Institution is a private nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and innovative policy solutions. For nearly 100 years, Brookings has analyzed current and emerging issues and produced new ideas that matter—for the nation and th 12:06 AM from Brookings Institution Read more »
Spy data disclosures show anew that executive branch holds all the cards
quickly to crises. Presidents assumed power and got away with it, said Stephen Hess, a presidential historian at Washingtons Brookings Institution who worked with four presidents. Some of Congress inability to act like a co-equal branch of government is rooted 6/19/13 from The News & Observer Read more »
Elections in Iran: The Regime Cementing Its Control
the Islamic Republic for many years as an academic, a government official, and now as a scholar at the Saban Center at the Brookings Institution. I fully understand the rationale for the argument that the elections are pure farce. Iran is, after all, an Islamic from Brookings Institution Read more »
Kansas Bleeds the Middle Class
Suburban poverty has been exploding for a decade, and that growth accelerated so much during the Great Recession that the Brookings Institution devoted a special research project to the trend, and released their report a few weeks ago. It has continued to from The American Prospect Read more »
Which country does retirement right? (Video)
17 (Bloomberg) -- On today's "Reganomix," Brookings Institute Senior Fellow Gary Burtless Bloomberg Businessweek's Nicholas Summers look at the Australian retirement system. They speak with Trish Regan on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg) from Buffalo Business First Read more »