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News June 27, 2023

Washington Post: How troubles at a factory in India led to a U.S. cancer-drug shortage

“A report published Wednesday by the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project argues that the U.S. government must intervene, with legislation and funding, to …
News June 27, 2023

CNN: Making contraception free for low-income, uninsured women could prevent many unplanned pregnancies and abortions, new report shows

“On Tuesday, Bailey published a policy proposal that called for changes that would scrap the Title X sliding scale and instead make contraception free for low…
Event recaps June 22, 2023

Event recap—Addressing urgent challenges for the healthcare supply chain

On June 21, 2023, The Hamilton Project at Brookings hosted a webcast discussion, “Addressing Urgent Challenges for the Healthcare Supply Chain,” about recently…
News June 13, 2023

The Washington Post: Inflation eased further in May but remains above normal levels

“Wendy Edelberg, the director of the Hamilton Project and a former chief economist at the Congressional Budget Office, said the continued price increases show …
News June 10, 2023

CBC News: The U.S. uses a food stamp program to tackle food insecurity. Should Canada?

“Lauren Bauer, a fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution whose expertise includes federal nutrition assistance programs said it’s self evident …
News June 2, 2023

Marketplace: Women’s labor force participation rate reaches an all-time high

“When COVID hit, two events occurred that drove millions of women out of the workforce, said Lauren Bauer at the Brookings Institution: 'First, the service sec…
News June 2, 2023

Reuters: Analysis: Risk of US downgrade still on the cards despite debt deal

“'A second downgrade would matter, and perhaps more than even the first downgrade,' said Wendy Edelberg, director of The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Inst…
News May 31, 2023

CNN: House GOP challenges CBO’s analysis of work requirements in debt ceiling bill

“A back-of-the envelope calculation by Lauren Bauer, a fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution, yielded similar results to the CBO analysis. Th…
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