Comparing Humanitarian Admissions in the U.S. and EU

Abigail Kamp, Zuzana Jerabek October 1, 2015
Can current legal frameworks handle the refugee crisis?

Bipartisan Senate Energy Bill Reflects Many of BPC’s Electric Grid Priorities

Meghan McGuinness September 30, 2015
Under the leadership of Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Energy Policy Modernization Act passed out of the Senate Energy Committee.

What We’re Reading in Infrastructure, September 28

Finance September 30, 2015
The staff of BPC's Executive Council on Infrastructure share some recent publications, speeches, and testimony relevant to infrastructure policy and finance.

What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, September 25

Finance September 25, 2015
BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

August Increase in Unaccompanied Minor and Family Apprehensions

Lazaro Zamora September 24, 2015
The number of unaccompanied children and family units apprehended in August 2015 was about 50 percent higher than August 2014 levels.

Housing is a Growing Source of Instability

Housing September 21, 2015
The deplorable conditions in housing today should concern all of us, regardless of whether we are satisfied with our own personal housing situations.

Replacing Cash Cliff with Gradual Offset Would Improve DI Work Incentives

Ben Ritz, Brian Collins September 21, 2015
One of the recommendations of BPC's Disability Insurance Working Group tries to address what many consider to be a problematic work disincentive in the program.

Immigration and the Labor Force, Part II

Kenneth Megan September 21, 2015
Immigration helps to create and support jobs by spurring innovation, filling labor shortages and complementing the native-born workforce.

Pressing Budget Issue: Repeal of Defense Sequester Caps

Steve Bell, Blaise Misztal September 15, 2015
As the next GOP presidential debate nears, observers should hope that the candidates face questions on the future of both defense and non-defense spending.

Political, Ethnic Violence Tearing Turkey Apart

Jessica Michek September 15, 2015
Is Turkey on the brink of civil war? The renewed conflict is playing out both within and outside Turkey’s borders.