Brookings Mountain West

2013 Past Lectures & Events

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Is College a Good Investment?: An Economic and Policy Analysis
Beth Akers
November 6, 2013
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Can America Govern Itself?: Deficits, Debt, and Delay
Ron Haskins
October 30, 2013
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The Challenge of Obesity, and a Systems Approach to Solutions
Ross Hammond
October 22, 2013
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Could a State-Level Carbon Tax Work in the Intermountain West?
Adele Morris
October 8, 2013
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Overcoming Legislative Gridlock in the U.S. Congress: How Procedural Rules Affect Legislative Obstructionism
Molly Jackman
October 2, 2013
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Innovation, Inequality, and the Commercialization of Academic Research
Walter Valdivia
September 25, 2013
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The Hidden STEM Economy: The Surprising Diversity of Jobs Requiring Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Knowledge
Jonathan Rothwell
September 18, 2013
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By Choice or by Chance: Why is Nevada Last in Federal Funding and What Can Be Done About It?
Tracy Gordon
September 11, 2013
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America’s New Demography: Rising Minorities, Aging Boomers, and Emerging Cultural Gaps
William Frey
April 23, 2013
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The Middle Class vs the Creative Class: The Fight for Russia's Future
Clifford Gaddy
April 9, 2013
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The Euro Area Crisis: Origins, Prospects and Implication for the World Economy and Global Governance
Domenico Lombardi
April 3, 2013
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Changing Policy without Changing Law: Addressing Climate Change under the Clean Air Act
Philip Wallach
March 20, 2013
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Capitalizing in the Nation’s Capital: Matching State and Regional Resources to Administration Funding Priorities
John Hudak
March 12, 2013
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Immigrant Workers, Human Capital Investment and the Shape of Immigration Reform
Audrey Singer
February 27, 2013
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Applying Well-Being Metrics to Public Policy: Lessons from Experiments around the World
Carol Graham
February 21, 2013
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Technocracy vs. Democracy: Understanding Technology Policy Decision-making
Allan Friedman
January 29, 2013
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