Diana G Carew
Diana G. Carew is an Economist at the Progressive Policy Institute.
Why is My Cable Box Still So Big?
Technological change is nothing new, but the speed of innovation in recent years has been unprecedented. It took decades to go from railroads to private…
Does Ex-Im Bank Need a ‘Third Option’?
Long dogged by claims of corporate welfare, the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) finds itself once again fighting for its survival. At 80 years old, Ex-Im has…
Why progressives should hold their applause for student loan order
President Obama issued an executive order yesterday to expand Pay As You Earn (PAYE), the administration’s flagship income-based student loan repayment program. The president’s action offers millions…
Make college affordability about accountability
June is fast turning into college affordability month on Capitol Hill. A fresh crop of college graduates, a final push for midterm election talking points,…
Community colleges should be matching students to jobs, not funneling everyone into a four-year degree. A response to Richard D. Kahlenberg. The United States is…
How Public-Private Partnerships Can Get America Moving Again
Nowhere is America’s chronic underinvestment in infrastructure more visible than in the nation’s transportation systems, which present a sorry picture of crumbling bridges, congested freeways,…
Letting Innovation Out of the Box
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…
Missing the Mark on Federal Student Aid
Two of today’s biggest proposals aimed at solving the student debt crisis – refinancing and expanding income-driven repayment – are well-intentioned but miss the mark….
Senate hearing on student loans did not HELP
Yesterday’s hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee on student loans seemed to clearly answer the question of who is to blame for…