Isabel Sawhill

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First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Brookings Ideas that Made It into Paul Ryan's Expanding Opportunity Proposal

Last week, the House Budget Committee, chaired by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) released " Expanding Opportunity in America ," (pdf) a detailed agenda to increase economic opportunity and mobility in America. The paper notes that while rates of absolute upward ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

Stuart Butler to Join Economic Studies at Brookings as Senior Fellow

News Release|July 25, 2014Washington, D.C. — The Brookings Institution today announced that domestic policy expert Stuart Butler will join the Economic Studies program as a senior fellow, effective September 2, 2014.Butler, who has spent the past 35 years ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Better Way to Fight Inequality

Malefactors of great wealth get a lot of press these days. The poor, not so much. There might be a connection. Concentrating on the super-rich seems to divert attention from the more serious social injustice at the other end of the income scale. If you're ... [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Are Children Raised With Absent Fathers Worse Off? | Quora

This question[1] originally appeared on Quora[2]: What is the truth over whether or not children raised by single mothers/with absent fathers are worse off?[3] Answer by Isabel Sawhill, Co-Director, Center on Children and Families, and author, Generation ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Inequality Piketty Didn’t Examine: It Starts in Womb in U.S.

French economist Thomas Pikettysparked a global debate on inequality by arguing that thewealthy pull ahead by reaping disparate rewards from financialcapital. He may be missing the human half of the story.When defining capital, Piketty excludes the kind ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Brookings Today, 7/8/14

A roundup of some of the content published today by Brookings.Improving children’s chances. Isabel Sawhill and Quentin Karpilow ask whether early and frequent intervention could improve children's life chances.Legalization of marijuana in two states. ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Reformicons on Social Mobility: 3 Cheers and 3 Fears

Reformicons sound like the mechanized characters of a summer movie, but in fact, they are “reform conservatives” (a term coined by Brookings’s own EJ Dionne ). Profiled over the weekend in the New York Times , the group is seen by many as the vanguard ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Blog by Diane Medved: Escaping Poverty, and the Cultural Tolerance for Sex

Isabel Sawhill and Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution researched causes of poverty and found three controllable factors make all the difference.“Our research shows that if you want to avoid poverty and join the middle class in the United States, ... [Published Am 560 Wind - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Rich, the Right, and the Facts: Deconstructing the Inequality Debate

Editor's note: This article originally appeared in the Fall 1992 issue of The American Prospect. The author, in his New York Times column, cited this piece on June 1, 2014, in refutation of the assertions of the Financial Times' Chris Giles that ... [Published TAPPED - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

Should we extend EITC to childless workers?

Jason Furmans says yes , here is one bit: Looking back at the history of poverty and the tax code in the last several decades reveals some important lessons for expanding opportunity and combating poverty going forward, including the value of having ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 04 2014]

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Washington, D.C. — The Brookings Institution today announced that domestic policy expert Stuart Butler will join the Economic Studies program as a senior fellow, effective September 2, 2014. Butler, who has spent the past 35 years at the Heritage ...
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Washington, D.C. — The Brookings Institution today announced that domestic policy expert Stuart Butler will join the Economic Studies program as a senior fellow, effective September 2, 2014. Butler, who has spent the past 35 years at the Heritage ...
The Rich, the Right, and the Facts: Deconstruct... [Published TAPPED - Jun 04 2014]
Editor's note: This article originally appeared in the Fall 1992 issue of The American Prospect. The author, in his New York Times column, cited this piece on June 1, 2014, in refutation of the assertions of the Financial Times' Chris Giles that ...
Should we extend EITC to childless workers? [Published Marginal Revolution - Mar 04 2014]
Jason Furmans says yes , here is one bit: Looking back at the history of poverty and the tax code in the last several decades reveals some important lessons for expanding opportunity and combating poverty going forward, including the value of having ...
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