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January 3, 2018

North Korea
A woman works at a textile mill in Pyongyang, North Korea. What to Know About the Sanctions on North Korea

North Korea continues to endure economic sanctions, suggesting that enforcement has not been strong enough to pressure Pyongyang into negotiations on its nuclear program.

May 28, 2015

Infrastructure
Passengers wait in a security line, Washington Reagan airport U.S. Aviation Infrastructure

The U.S. air travel system is the most heavily used in the world, but it needs a much higher rate of investment to modernize and improve efficiency.

December 5, 2014

United States
Space Launch Space Exploration and U.S. Competitiveness

U.S. space exploration inspired a generation of students and innovators, but NASA’s role has diminished, and the number of global space competitors is growing.

October 14, 2014

Infrastructure
Construction on the Tappan Zee Bridge in Tarrytown, New York, May 14, 2014. Transportation Infrastructure: Moving America

The U.S. transport system is badly in need of infrastructure investment, and the country could suffer competitively if the status quo persists.

April 7, 2014

Global
Driverless Cars Driverless Cars

Tech and auto companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia are moving forward rapidly with efforts to develop driverless cars and street networks. The benefits appear tantalizing, but roadblocks …

February 6, 2014

United States
U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC U.S. Antitrust Policy

Antitrust law, which has evolved primarily through landmark Supreme Court cases, plays an essential role in the maintenance of efficient markets and promotion of long-term U.S. economic prosperity.

October 17, 2013

United States
Students at Ohio State University attend commencement Student Loans and U.S. Prosperity

Postsecondary education has significant public and private benefits, but debate continues over the extent of federal student lending.

February 3, 2014

United States
The Income Inequality Debate

Income inequality is generating high-level attention and debate in the United States, but the causes are complex and the policy remedies so far are modest, explains this Backgrounder.

December 10, 2013

Financial Markets
President Barack Obama signs the Dodd-Frank Act The Dodd-Frank Act

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"), signed into law in July 2010, is one of the most significant regulatory reform measures since the Great Depression.

May 13, 2013

Infrastructure
An internet cable in a server room. U.S. Broadband Policy and Competitiveness

With the economic benefits of broadband access rising, experts continue to debate how U.S. digital infrastructure compares to its international peers.