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Youth Internet Safety: Risks, Responses, and Research Recommendations

Youth Internet Safety: Risks, Responses, and Research Recommendations
Source: Brookings Institution

Despite the significant amount of research on these risks, improving child/youth Internet safety remains a challenge.

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Technology And Internet

Major Decisions: Graduates’ Earnings Growth and Debt Repayment

Major Decisions: Graduates’ Earnings Growth and Debt Repayment
Source: Brookings Institution

Student debt is becoming the norm for young adults in America. Aggregate student loan debt has more than tripled over the past decade, as both the number of borrowers and the size of the average balance have increased.

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Business And Economics

Even piecemeal immigration reform could boost the U.S. economy

With President Obama expected to make a statement about immigration tonight, Washington is gearing-up for a fight over the President’s seeming willingness to exercise his executive authority to prevent the deportation of primarily low-skilled immigrants. 751 more words

Finance

Drones and Aerial Surveillance: Considerations for Lawmakers

Drones and Aerial Surveillance: Considerations for Lawmakers
Source: Brookings Institution

The looming prospect of expanded use of unmanned aerial vehicles, colloquially known as drones, has raised understandable concerns for lawmakers.[1] Those concerns have led some to call for legislation mandating that nearly all uses of drones be prohibited unless the government has first obtained a warrant.

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Government And Politics