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Brookings Institution

A think tank in Washington, D.C. It performs research on the American and international economies, as well as on foreign policy and other issues. It was established in 1916.
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"Lennar has worked with the Brookings Institution for years as they've developed their thinking behind what makes innovation districts in urban areas engines of progress and jobs producers of consequence", said Chris Marlin, president of Lennar International.
"Using small-sized, inexpensive, technologically simple, and easily-produced ships, the Russian navy is displaying a unique capability and is highlighting the results of its naval modernization efforts, much of which are unknown," the Brookings Institution report said.
SOURCE: THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTION; DATA FOR 2007-09
* "Data for an Evolving Economic and Financial System" by Karen Dynan, Vice President and Co-director, Economic Studies Program, the Brookings Institution, offers her thoughts on the morning session.
After his speech at the Brookings Institution, State Minister Simsek proceeded from Washington, D.C.
The Brookings Institution, a leading research and policy institute, is hosting a week-long seminar on science and technology issues facing the US.
Source: "Two Steps Back: City and Suburban Poverty Trends 1999-2005" (The Brookings Institution, December 2006); Census 2000; 2005 American Community Survey.
Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution, explains, "Unlike Belgium, which built roads solely for the extraction of resources in the Democratic Republic of Congo, China is constructing or improving roads that are suitable not only for the transport of resources but which citizens can also use to travel."
A two-bedroom apartment that used to rent for $676 is now on the market for $940, according to the Brookings Institution. It's become a harder city to live in, and the attacks on New Orleans' most vulnerable have only made it worse.
McDonald (an assistant Professor as George Mason University and a visiting fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings institution) and John Samples (Director of the Center for Representative Government at the Cato Institute), The Marketplace Democracy: Electoral Competition and American Politics is an anthology of essays by political experts concerning the stagnancy of modern American democracy.
Expertly compiled and deftly edited by Janet Rothenberg Pack (Professor of Business and Public Policy, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Brookings Institution's "Metropolitan Policy Program"), Sunbelt/Frostbelt: Public Policies And Market Forces In Metropolitan Development presents a number of contributions by scholars focusing upon the role of government policies and competitive market forces in shaping growth patterns in the five metropolitan areas of Chicago, Lost Angeles, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Pittsburgh.
According to Paul Light (1999) of the Brookings Institution, there were 6,790,000 contractor jobs at the tail-end of the cold war in 1984 (p.