• Week In Politics: Shutdown Post-Mortem And Looking Ahead

    Audie Cornish talks with regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks with The New York Times. They take stock of the winners and losers in the government shutdown and look forward to the next potential budget and debt crisis a few months from now.

  • Too Much Evidence to Ignore: New Findings on the Impact of Quality Preschool at Scale
  • A lesson for moderates in the shutdown denouement

    Republicans paid a very high price for a benighted strategy, which gives the most thoughtful among them at least a chance of pushing their party back to more reasonable ground.

  • Rivlin receives Truman Medal for Economic Policy

    Economist Alice Rivlin became the fifth person to receive the Truman Medal for Economic Policy at a ceremony on Tuesday at Westin Hotel Crown Center in Kansas City.

  • The last time the government expanded health care, it was also kind of a disaster

    "Certainly I remember, thinking back to 2005, that the launch of the Web site was challenging," says Jack Hoadley, a researcher at Georgetown University who has studied the Part D program since before its launch. "It was pretty regularly a source of frustration just like what we're experiencing now."

  • Medicaid's most vulnerable need protection, experts find

    Florida’s most vulnerable Medicaid patients are about to be moved into commercial HMOs as part of the last leg of the state’s Medicaid reform that began nearly a decade ago. As this unfolds, Georgetown University researchers who have been studying Florida’s Medicaid program say that the process will require careful monitoring to ensure patient protections.

  • Some families left out in the cold by Obamacare

    Obamacare is designed to make health care affordable for everyone, but several million families could get caught in a loophole in the law that leaves them out in the cold.

  • Why Millennials Are Struggling, Grannies Are Thriving, and What to Do About It

    Millennials are the most educated generation ever, but it's taking a lot longer for them to launch their careers. But don't blame older workers still on the job; they're not crowding their kids and grandchildren out of the good jobs. That's the conclusion of a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce and The Generations Initiative: "Failure to Launch: Structural Shift and the New Lost Generation."

  • Millennials Face Uphill Climb

    More demanding job requirements, coupled with the pressures of the recession, have delayed the transition to adulthood for young people in the past decade and earned them the title of "the new lost generation," according to the report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, published Monday.

  • 7 Charts That Show Just How Bad Things Are For Young People

    Young people are taking longer to launch their careers, but it's not totally their fault, a report released Monday from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, found.