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Diana G Carew

Diana G. Carew is an Economist at the Progressive Policy Institute.

What New Data Says about Debt-Free College

New data shows that young people who don’t fit within the current college system are facing great hardship in today’s workforce. This sheds valuable insight…

The Hill: Student loan borrowers need financial literacy, not more regulation

Yesterday’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) field hearing in Wisconsin was designed to address how student loan servicers could better serve millions of struggling borrowers….

Carew for Republic 3.0: The Case for a Data-Driven FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is fast finding itself at the center of the debate over healthcare regulation in the 21st century. At issue:…

Don’t Ban Zero-Rating in India

Zero-rating – a practice where mobile operators provide select Internet content for free – is coming under heavy fire in India. Indeed the Indian government…

Jobs and Millennials: How are They Faring?

Economists everywhere are scrambling to determine how today’s weak jobs report impacts the strong recovery story of 3.2 million jobs created over the last year….

Zero-Rating: Kick-Starting Internet Ecosystems in Developing Countries

The power of the Internet has redefined the global economy for the 21st Century. As of 2014, over three billion people around the world were…

The Hill: For free community college, completion is key

President Obama’s proposal for free community college is an ambitious effort to address critical gaps in America’s post-secondary education and career training systems. However, it…

Earnings for Young Americans: Which City Tops the List?

For young Americans, Washington, D.C. may have more to offer than government jobs and free museums.  It may also provide more opportunities to get a…

Outdated cable box rule harms the data-driven economy

Innovating in the digital age requires flexible rules that keep pace with the latest technology. This is especially true in the video services market, where…

FDA Regulation in the Data-Driven Economy

The shift to data-driven growth is one of the most important forces behind the strong performance of the U.S. economy in recent years. Online sales…