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SHIFT Commission Report of Findings

New America and Bloomberg released the findings from a yearlong effort to study the future of work in America.


Roadmapping A U.S.-German Agenda for Artificial Intelligence

The findings of a joint workshop with the German Embassy to roadmap critical research areas related to artificial intelligence.


Collaborative Policy Development

Ben Scott argues that the civic enterprise model of engagement can truly connect government to citizens and policy to action.


Unlocking the Climate Puzzle

A major report on how to solve climate change.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Undermining Pell: Volume III

Public colleges are increasingly adopting the enrollment management tactics of private-colleges to the detriment of low-income students.


Political Dynamism

Lee Drutman makes the case for political dynamism as an affirmative vision of politics.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Promise and Compromise

The second in a series of briefs examining the case for & against automatic income-based student loan repayment through payroll withholding.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Understanding Student Loan Debt

This paper focuses on prospective and recently-enrolled college students’ perspectives on taking out and repaying student loans.


HIGHER EDUCATION
Familiarity with Financial Aid

College Decisions Part III: Familiarity with Financial Aid focuses on what information students know about financial aid options.


New Economy, New Social Contract

Steven Hill outlines a fair, sensible and affordable way to create a new safety net for this new economy.


Broadband Truth-in-Labeling

This document updates the original Broadband Truth-in- Labeling proposal first offered by OTI in 2009.


YOUTHSAVE
Addressing the Challenge of Account Dormancy in Youth Savings Initiatives

This paper discusses a framework for understanding the challenge of account dormancy in large-scale, account-based initiatives.