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Analysis from the Brooking Institution maps the so-called melting-pot suburbs, where demographics closely resemble the diverse population of the country as a whole.
May 27, 2015   Brookings Institution
In commemoration of Infrastructure Week, Bookings provides a three-step program to changing the direction on America's bad habits when it comes to infrastructure investment.
May 13, 2015   Brookings Institution
According to Brookings, this research is intended to inform local debates over the minimum wage. Drawing on Census data, the report finds that astronomical income gains are still concentrated among the biggest cities.
Mar 28, 2015   Brookings Institution
A new study finds that the first decade of the 21st century exhibited a mass migration—of U.S. jobs moving farther away from where U.S. residents live.
Mar 26, 2015   Brookings Institution
A new analysis by Joseph Kane, Robert Puentes, and Adie Tomer examines America's current infrastructure of transporting oil throughout the country.
Dec 5, 2014   Brookings Institution
A new blog post from Jonathan Rothwell discusses the impact of neighborhoods on upward mobility.
Nov 18, 2014   Brookings Institution
A new report by the Brookings Institution "analyzes domestic and international goods trade data from 2010" toward the goal of better coordinating freight policies and investments between regions.
Nov 7, 2014   Brookings Institution
A new report by Bruce Katz of Brookings Institute discusses the federal government’s role in spurring and aiding the innovation districts found in many cities across the country today.
Oct 11, 2014   Brookings Institution
The Brookings Institution takes a closer look at the economic and employment impacts that water has on the United States.
Sep 19, 2014   Brookings Institution
With national action tackling climate change remaining weak, regional and local municipalities are taking substantive actions to address the oncoming severe affects of climate change.
Sep 3, 2014   Brookings Institution
Richard Reeves explains the factors that limit or assist social mobility for people born into the lowest economic quintile in American society.
Aug 21, 2014   Brookings Institution