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Brookings Institution

Founded in 1927, the Brookings Institution is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to research, education, and publication in the fields of economics, foreign policy, and government. It states as its principal purposes: "to aid in the development of sound public policies and to promote public understanding of issues of national importance."

Brookings maintains a 55,000-volume library. It is organized into the following divisions: Advanced Study, Economic Studies, Foreign Policy Studies, Governmental Studies (which includes some legal studies), Foreign Policy Studies, Governmental Studies, Publications, and a Social Science Computation Center.

The institution publishes the Brookings Bulletin (quarterly), the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (twice a year), and an Annual Report. It also publishes its extensive research in books and reprints.

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At MIPIM 2016 the program will include a session titled, 'Innovation districts: a new urban development model emerging in the United States', co-organized with the Brookings Institution and panel sponsor Lennar International.
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The resources of two respected organizations, the Brookings Institution and the Cato Institute, pool their talents to investigate the historical background, legal development, and political nuances of a system that is supposed to be responsible and adaptable, yet is effectively self-perpetuating and anti-dynamic.
According to Paul Light (1999) of the Brookings Institution, there were 6,790,000 contractor jobs at the tail-end of the cold war in 1984 (p.
This book is part of the effort of the Carnegie Corporation and the Brookings Institution to address "the need to promote public understanding about the rich legacy and diversity of Islam and the need to ease the integration of Muslim citizens into US society and encourage their participation in its democracy.
The Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank, reveals that while fourth- and eighth-graders show progress in math over the same grades 10 years ago, the questions for both grades, including algebraic questions, test skills taught in lower grades.
We're already deploying today's soldiers and Marines at a pace that is unrivaled in the history of the all-volunteer three, at considerable risk to the staying power of that force," noted Michael O'Hanlon, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, in an October 15 syndicated op-ed column.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has a longer time horizon, and scholars at the Brookings Institution have used CBO data to project what would happen if the alternative minimum tax were adjusted and the tax cuts extended.
The Kerry campaign is in a funny position on trade because they are, on one level, talking up protectionism and, on the other hand, they are probably more inclined to building some bridges internationally," says Carol Graham, a fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.