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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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In "Retraining Displaced Workers," a working paper written for The Hamilton Project, Robert LaLonde of the University of Chicago and Daniel Sullivan of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago proposed increasing federal funding for retraining by extending Pell Grant eligibility to training-ready displaced workers even after they are reemployed.
Orszag served as director of the Congressional Budget Office and as a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where he was the first director of The Hamilton Project.
15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 21, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will explore the role of education in American society, and release three new proposals detailing ways to improve college outcomes through reforms to student lending and financial aid.
6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Soon after President Obama delivers his budget for fiscal year 2014, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a two-part budget series on February 22 and February 26 in Washington, DC to inject 15 specific, independent ideas into long-standing debates over national security spending, tax reform, our nation's social safety net, and potential sources of new revenues.
11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 27th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host a forum to discuss new approaches to promoting attainment and achievement in K-12 education.
On June 13th, The Hamilton Project at Brookings will host an event at Stanford University to explore how best to manage these opportunities while achieving our long-term energy and environmental goals.
Each will be among the largest solar farms developed in New Jersey, with the Hamilton project being the largest in the state and the Linden project the second largest.
All four ground-mounted solar farms would be among the largest to be developed in New Jersey, with the Hamilton project being the largest in the state and the project in Linden the second largest.
The forum, "Investing in America's Infrastructure: From Bridges to Broadband," was hosted by The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC on July 25.
These papers build on two discussion papers released last year by The Hamilton Project that proposed teacher tenure reform and summer opportunity scholarships.
13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hamilton Project, an initiative at the Brookings Institution, will host a media conference call to discuss the release of a new strategy paper and new discussion papers that consider changes to America's educational system that would help foster the creativity, innovation and analytical rigor necessary to keep America at the leading frontier of our global economy.
The Hamilton Project, launched last year at Brookings to advance economic strategies and policy options, is examining the full spectrum of early childhood, K-12, and higher education, and ways that we can promote opportunity and growth through our nation's education system.