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Brookings,

city (1990 pop. 16,270), seat of Brookings co., E S.Dak., on the Big Sioux River; inc. 1883. A trade center in a livestock and grain region, Brookings is an important seed-processing point. Other industries produce electronic equipment, construction materials, machinery, fabricated metal products, and medical and dental equipment. In the city are South Dakota State Univ. and an art museum.
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BROOKINGS - You wouldn't know it when the gusts of autumn bring their chilling rain to the southwestern Oregon Coast, but this bustling little town of 6,500 is known to many as the Easter Lily Capital of the World.
Lawrence University faculty with scholars at the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, D.
April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study comparing the economic value of colleges by the Brookings Institution ranks what is now the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering among the best in aiding the financial outcomes of its graduates.
Brookings said Worcester-area employers kept STEM jobs in that category posted an average of 62 days, more than double the average of 48 days that non-STEM jobs were posted.
The suspension of western economic aid to Egypt, which is relatively small compared to the financial assistance that Gulf countries provide, will lead the country to turn to the East, reducing Western influence, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution.
Two recently published Brookings papers on Cuba's economic reforms from a comparative perspective are available, one on policies for economic growth in Cuba by Juan Triana Cordovi and Ricardo Torres Perez and another on lessons for Cuba from FDI and trade in Costa Rica by Alberto Trejos:
Yang Yuanqing, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lenovo, has joined the International Advisory Council of the Washington, DC-based Brookings Institution, a globally-recognized independent and nonpartisan research organization.
Accepting that Administration officials are also at work on responses to America's many challenges, Brookings concluded that an "outside perspective would nevertheless prove useful and even "innovative.
With the threat of an extremist and corrupt country with nuclear weapons, the United States must be as gentle as ever, an the Brookings Institute press offers their own ideas and plans for peaceful coexistence between the two countries.
The Dubai School of Government and Wolfensohn Center at Brookings Announce the New Middle East Youth Initiative Web Site and Working Papers
YOUNGER READERS OF THIS volume may not appreciate how creative was the invention of the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, how much it changed the way applied economics is communicated, and how magic has been its appeal to economists young and old, the novices and the famous, over its many years of operation.
To prepare him for the undertaking Williams enrolled in a course at the Brookings Center for Executive Education entitled, Inside Congress: Understanding the Legislative Process.

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