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Putting evidence first: Learning from the Rikers Island social impact bond

Why the failure of the Rikers Island deal doesn't mean doom for pay for success

Can the mortgage market handle the surge in minority homeownership?

Policy failures will make it difficult for many minorities to move into homeownership

An important point we tend to miss about lowering international trade barriers

Lowering trade barriers has the potential - if not the guarantee - to make everyone better off

Let’s leverage growth to build inclusive neighborhoods in cities and suburbs alike

The nation’s most- and least-advantaged neighborhoods are separated by income, assets, and educational attainment

Economic analysis is at the heart of the Supreme Court’s opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act subsidies

The Court recognized the importance of preserving the integrity of health care markets

How to pay zero taxes on income of millions of dollars

Why Roth tax savings vehicles cost our system progressivity

We are not prepared for the growth in rental demand

A perfect storm of factors is driving the coming surge in rental housing demand

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