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In Times of Drought: Nine Economic Facts about Water in the United States

In Times of Drought: Nine Economic Facts about Water in the United States
Source: Brookings Institution

This Hamilton Project memo presents nine economic facts that provide relevant background context to the water crisis in the United States.

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Business And Economics

The two sides of cheaper gas

Lower gas prices are one of the feel-good stories in today’s economy. As the price of crude oil has dropped over 26% since June, prices at the pump have fallen 15% to $3.17 per gallon nationwide. 573 more words

Energy

Keeping the South China Sea in Perspective

Keeping the South China Sea in Perspective
Source: Brookings Institution

The United States seeks to promote Asia-Pacific economic interdependence and dynamism and to mitigate security tensions in the region.

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International Relations

The Hill: Asking the Wrong Question

Headline corrected! Where do we begin? A brief scan of media reactions offers some clues. For example, The Hill Just Can’t Figure Out Where Obama Went Wrong… 746 more words

Mediasphere

Getting it Wrong on the Treasury and the Fed

On September 30, four Harvard scholars presented a new paper[1] about the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve, at an event hosted by the Brookings Institution. 2,139 more words

Bonds