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Give Our Kids a Break: How Three-Year Degrees Can Cut the Cost of College

The American higher education system is the finest in the world. Our universities and colleges are unmatched, and we have more highly rated schools than…

Homeownership Vouchers: A Plan to Reinvigorate the Economy While Helping Low-Income Families

Read the Policy Memo While easy monetary policy and a large fiscal stimulus have limited the economic downturn and helped generate modest growth, few believe…

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Bloomberg: Millennials Seen Surging as Homeowners in U.S.: Mortgages

In Bloomberg, “Millenials Seen Surging as Homeowners in U.S.: Mortgages,” Alexis Leondis and Shobana Chandra’s look at the difficulties facing young Americans aspiring to be…

Simply False: Mitt Romney’s Cynical Welfare Nostalgia

PPI’s Will Marshall, with years of experience in welfare reform during the Clinton years, criticized the false attacks by the Romney campaign on the Obama…

Teen Pregnancy and the GOP: Sittin’ in a Tree, Thanks to House Republicans’ Budget Priorities

The Senate this week rejected House Republicans’ “chainsaw massacre” approach to deficit reduction, voting down a $61 billion hit list of domestic programs – including,…

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Immigration Conversation with Australian MP Andrew Leigh

This morning the PPI hosted a breakfast and conversation with special guest, Andrew Leigh. Leigh is an economist and Member of the Australian House of Representatives. He…

The Equal Pay Act-Powerful But Not Enough

Fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women are earning 77 cents on the dollar compared to men. While this gap is…

The War on Poverty We’re Not Waging

Since 2000, the nation’s poverty rate has been creeping inexorably upward, from a near-historic low of11.3 percent in 2000 to 15 percent in 2011. But…

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Carew to Discuss Student Debt at NCHER Conference
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC