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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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This report from the Brookings Institute think tank uses data from the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) to explain why a low-income woman in the US is more than five times as likely as a higher-income woman to have an unintended birth.
Another report on energy and emissions cost analysis by Brookings Institute reveals the net benefits of new nuclear hydro and natural gas combined cycle plants far outweigh the net benefits of new wind or solar plants with the most cost effective low carbon power technology being determined to be nuclear power.
He is a board member of several think tanks, academic and cultural organisations including Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts, the Brookings Institute and US Institute of Peace.
Research into whether or not technology affects student achievement is "inconclusive," said Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institute director Darrell West, though "studies show that technology can boost students' interest in learning.
Attendees will hear keynote speeches from Bruce Katz of Washington DC's Brookings Institute, Greg Clark, the UK's Minister for Cities and Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson on "delivering growth in times of austerity".
China is already the biggest importer of Middle East oil, according to the Brookings Institute, sustaining its burgeoning economy.
Narrowing wage gaps between the public and private sectors and better working conditions for recruiters are the two main policies that can help ameliorate the "biased labour supply situation" in Egypt, according to a study conducted by the Brookings Institute.
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