The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition

Here’s what you need to know about our foreign-born population and its impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and voting power of new Americans.

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The Flip Side of Climate Risk

Self-interested nations—and international forums for economic governance—will pursue the opportunities inherent in the effort to curb climate change.

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The 2008 Housing Crisis

Contrary to conservative arguments, the 2008 housing crisis was caused by unregulated and loosely regulated private financial entities—not the federal government’s support for homeownership.

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Strange Things Are Afoot at the Richmond Fed

The surprise resignation of Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker calls for an especially transparent approach to finding his successor.

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Trump: Making the Trade Deficit Great Again

President Trump’s combination of tax cuts, hawkish monetary policy, and financial deregulation will cause the U.S. dollar and trade deficit to rise.

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