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Posts December 7, 2023

Which nontraditional students are also in the labor force?

An assessment of nontraditional students focuses on prime-age adults who are both in the labor force and enrolled in postsecondary programs.
Posts November 16, 2023

High mortgage rates are probably here for a while

An analysis identifies factors behind the increase in mortgage rates and the gap between mortgage rates and U.S. Treasury securities.
Posts November 8, 2023

Event recap—We’ve got you covered: Meeting basic health care needs

On Thursday October 26, 2023, The Hamilton Project at Brookings hosted an event to discuss health care policy reform in the United States featuring a discussio…
Policy Proposals November 3, 2023

Single-family rentals: Trends and policy recommendations

An assessment of the single-family rental market focuses on the role of institutional investors and recommends policies to protect tenants.
Policy Proposals November 3, 2023

Converting brown offices to green apartments

A proposal outlines how to stimulate conversion of offices to green apartments.
Policy Proposals October 26, 2023

Improving health care access for low-income Medicare beneficiaries

Jason Brown and Gopi Shah Goda describe issues that low-income Medicare beneficiaries face in accessing and coordinating care, and they present a framework for…
Policy Proposals October 26, 2023

Designing US health insurance from scratch: A proposal for universal basic coverage

Liran Einav and Amy Finkelstein propose universal health care coverage for a basic set of medical services and the option to buy supplemental coverage in a wel…
Posts October 24, 2023

Have workers gotten a raise?

A comprehensive evaluation of real pay changes since the pandemic looks at pay measures, inflation effects, and the distributional breakdown.
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