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Recent Immigration Has Been Good for Native-Born Employment

Immigration / Research June 18, 2018

New quantitative research examines whether immigration increases competition for jobs, and suggests instead that immigration and employment serve as complementary forces.

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Part I: The Election Landscape

Nicholas Danforth, Jessica Michek / Research June 15, 2018

Though the AKP has kept its hold on power several emerging dynamics have created a real sense of optimism among the opposition that the results, this time, might be different.

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Part II: Post Election Scenarios

Nicholas Danforth, Jessica Michek / Research June 15, 2018

A clear-cut victory would still leave Erdoğan facing a deteriorating economic climate, strained relations with Western partners and an ongoing war with PKK-linked forces.

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Part III: Recommendations

Nicholas Danforth, Jessica Michek / Research June 15, 2018

Whatever the outcome of the elections, both Turkey and the U.S.-Turkish alliance will face a continuing series of challenges.

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A Letter to the Public from the Former Public Trustees of Social Security and Medicare

Economy / Research June 14, 2018

This letter provides information about program finances that would typically be included in the public trustees’ annual letter to the public.

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Deficit Tracker

Economy / Research June 7, 2018

BPC’s economic policy team analyzes the government’s running budget deficit on a monthly basis, using data from the Congressional Budget Office’s Monthly Budget Review.

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HUD-HHS Partnerships

Housing / Research June 4, 2018

BPC highlights the importance of safe, affordable housing—recognizing that the integration of health and housing has the potential to improve outcomes and reduce costs.

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House Rules Data

Donald R. Wolfensberger / Research May 25, 2018

Rules data on the 112th, 113th, 114th, and 115th Congresses, compiled by BPC resident scholar Donald Wolfensberger.

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A Preview of the 2018 Social Security and Medicare Trustees’ Reports

Economy / Research May 23, 2018

This issue brief describes topics covered by the annual reports from the trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds and previews what we should note in 2018.

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Solutions to the Opioid Crisis: Testimony by Anand Parekh, M.D.

Health / Research May 17, 2018

In 2016 alone, 2.1 million Americans had an opioid use disorder and 42,249 Americans died from overdosing on opioids, 116 every day.

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