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The Brookings Cafeteria

Oct 13, 2017

In the second part of a two-part series on challenges facing U.S. foreign assistance, experts from the global development community discuss the importance of the private sector in aid financing, measuring aid effectiveness, foreign assistance success stories, and more. These experts, including Brookings Senior Fellow


Oct 6, 2017

Leading voices from the global development community, including George Ingram, a senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program, discuss the challenges facing U.S. foreign aid. These experts were all participants at the 14th annual Brookings Blum Roundtable. The experts address the role of U.S. leadership...


Sep 29, 2017

Brookings expert Scott Andes discusses the findings of a new report from the Centennial Scholar Initiative, “Capturing the next economy: Pittsburgh’s rise as a global innovation city,” which examines how Pittsburgh was able to transform itself from a manufacturing economy to leader in global innovation and...


Sep 22, 2017

Tim Edgar, former ACLU lawyer and National Security Council advisor on cybersecurity, and current senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, discusses his new book “Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA” with the director of Brookings...


Sep 15, 2017

10 years after the Great Recession, new research from the Hamilton Project at Brookings scholars Jay Shambaugh and Ryan Nunn demonstrates that although the 'jobs gap' from the recession is now closed, millions of American men and women of prime working age remain out of the labor force.

Also in this episode, Molly...