Brookings Institution

Measuring the “Uber Economy” City-by-City
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Measuring the “Uber Economy” City-by-City

Census Bureau data on “nonemployer firms” provides an in-depth look at the growth... More

Diversity Defines the Millennial Generation
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Diversity Defines the Millennial Generation

The millennial generation is ushering in an age of broader racial diversity, says... More

Do Fed Officials Talk Too Much About Plans for Interest Rate Moves?
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Do Fed Officials Talk Too Much About Plans for Interest Rate Moves?

Federal policy makers have been working hard to persuade Wall Street and the... More

Net Metering Is a Net Benefit, Says Brookings Institution
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Net Metering Is a Net Benefit, Says Brookings Institution

Mark Muro and Devashree Saha of the Brookings Institute make the case that net... More

Lack of Local Colleges Means Fewer Graduates
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Lack of Local Colleges Means Fewer Graduates

A large portion of students choose to go to school within 20 miles from home. More

The Urbanization of the 'Burbs: How the Definition of 'City' is Changing
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The Urbanization of the 'Burbs: How the Definition of 'City' is Changing

How far out is too far out? That calculation is being rethought as suburban town... More

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Urban Vs. Suburban Markets Urban Vs. Suburban Markets

Will “walkable” suburbs be the housing industry’s future? More

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Principal Forgiveness May Save GSEs $1.7 Billion

With new incentives from the Treasury, FHFA may be legally obligated to implement a write-off program. More

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Debt-Ridden Nation Takes a More Skeptical Look at Its Investment in Promoting Homeownership Debt-Ridden Nation Takes a More Skeptical Look at Its Investment in Promoting Homeownership

The threats to their industry that builders see are real, but their follow-through is uncertain. More

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Plan to Wind Down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Unveiled

The Obama Administration has put forward three possible plans for the replacement of the GSEs. More

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