Items Tagged with 'Brookings Institution'


  • Is the U.S. rental market tilted against low-income renters?

    A panel of experts explores the issue in a roundtable conversation at Wharton School
    Is the U.S. rental market helping to increase inequality? More and more, Americans are turning to renting out of necessity, as the first rung of the property ladder is pulled farther and farther from the ground. But now, thanks to the gargantuan demand for rental units, even finding a rental dwelling is becoming less and less affordable for low-income earners.
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  • Bernanke couldn’t stay away for long

    Joins Brookings Institution economic studies program
    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke did not step away from the office for long. Just days after finishing his last Federal Open Market Committee meeting, he announced he will be affiliated with the Brookings Institution’s Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy.
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