March 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
In celebration of Water Week in the United States, as well as World Water Day, as celebrated by the United Nations, Brookings has complied a list of ten facts about water policy and infrastructure.
January 21, 2017, 9am PST
The Brookings Institution has announced a new "Moving to Access" initiative.
January 19, 2017, 6am PST
With the federal funding situation uncertain, water utilities are left in widely varying financial positions. Comparing local utilities across six metrics paints a grim picture.
January 3, 2017, 9am PST
Natural gas and renewable sources of energy are quickly replacing coal-fired power plants in the nation's energy portfolio. Economics, not regulations is determining what gets built, and what gets burned.
November 8, 2016, 2pm PST
The Brookings Institution has provided a data-driven examination of the subject of poverty in the United States, to provide the kind of policy nuance and detail missing from the 2016 presidential campaign.
March 10, 2016, 1pm PST
A new policy paper argues that real economic development reaches all levels of the economy—not just the top.
February 1, 2016, 1pm PST
Following recent bad news about the sluggish growth of the country's gross domestic product (GDP), the Brooking Institution reminds policy makers that growth does not necessarily trickle down to economic well-being.
October 5, 2015, 1pm PDT
Bruce Katz says something special is going on in Chattanooga—where a uniquely situated innovation district is setting an example for more traditional approaches to the concept.
September 29, 2015, 11am PDT
In a pattern evident in communities all over the country, U.S. Census data shows more Americans are working from home. Researchers from the Brookings Institution are hoping that planners have noticed the trend.
May 27, 2015, 11am PDT
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 13, 2015, 11am PDT
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.
March 28, 2015, 1pm PDT
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.
March 26, 2015, 8am PDT
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.
December 5, 2014, 10am PST
A new analysis by Joseph Kane, Robert Puentes, and Adie Tomer examines America's current infrastructure of transporting oil throughout the country.
November 18, 2014, 7am PST
A new blog post from Jonathan Rothwell discusses the impact of neighborhoods on upward mobility.
November 7, 2014, 10am PST
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.
October 11, 2014, 1pm PDT
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.
September 19, 2014, 9am PDT
The Brookings Institution takes a closer look at the economic and employment impacts that water has on the United States.
September 3, 2014, 12pm PDT
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.
August 21, 2014, 10am PDT
Richard Reeves explains the factors that limit or assist social mobility for people born into the lowest economic quintile in American society.