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News June 28, 2023

Barron's: Patients can’t get some lifesaving drugs. What’s causing the shortages

“The Brookings report, from the think tank’s Hamilton Project, suggests creating incentives to nudge hospitals to buy from more-reliable generic drug manufactu…
News June 27, 2023

PBS NewsHour: How an aging population poses challenges for U.S. economy, workforce and social programs

“New numbers from the Census Bureau show the U.S. population is older than it’s ever been, with the nation’s median age over 38. William Brangham spoke with Ph…
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…
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