Issue Brief On the fifth anniversary of the Credit CARD Act, policymakers need to consider how to best address the new regulatory gaps in debit cards and give consumers new tools to manage their credit.
Fact Sheet A new CAP analysis finds that one drug company’s packaging decision costs Medicare and seniors more than $1 billion per year.
Report A greater tendency toward predatory behavior is the logical and predictable result of a college’s decision to adopt an investor-owner model. Market-based reforms have the potential to help steer for-profit institutions toward better outcomes for students and taxpayers.
Issue Brief Germany's recent prescription drug market reform offers lessons for how the United States can prioritize research that compares the effectiveness of drugs and other medical treatments.
Report A child's zip code should not determine her destiny, but a growing body of research reveals that the community she grows up in affects her educational, health, and economic outcomes. This report provides an overview of the nation’s first five Promise Zones and their emerging insights and details recommendations for how the federal government can improve the initiative and its role as a partner in place-based work.
Issue Brief Contrary to conservative arguments, premium rates in the individual marketplace are not expected to increase significantly under the Affordable Care Act next year.
Issue Brief Critics complain that estimates of the gender wage gap are inaccurate oversimplifications. In reality, the statistic that women earn 77 cents to the male dollar reflects real structural barriers to equality deserving of attention.
Issue Brief Across the country, low-income students, students of color, English language learners, and students with disabilities often do not receive the same high-quality education as their peers. The Common Core State Standards take the first step toward ensuring education equity.
Issue Brief The next round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins in November. To avoid problems and to optimize the consumer experience, a new, more effective management structure is essential for the next phase of implementation.
Report This report examines the implications of the nexus of climate change, migration, and security in five Chinese hotspots. Our analyses highlight the overlays of these factors in key regions and discuss their impact on domestic and regional policymaking.
Issue Brief President Barack Obama and today’s policymakers can learn much from looking at the approaches of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton in times of foreign policy crises and challenge.
Issue Brief The Common Core State Standards will provide military-connected children—who often change schools frequently as their parents move from duty station to duty station—with more consistent and high-quality education.
Report One of the most innovative elements of the emerging post-2015 global development agenda is a focus on universality. What would that mean in the United States?
Report Ending poverty and preventing catastrophic climate change is within our reach, especially if countries commit to a new global development agenda that improves livelihoods in ways that support low-carbon and sustainable economic growth.
Issue Brief Judges and legislators fail to address the conflicts of interest inherent in multimillion-dollar judicial elections.