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Do Donor-Advised Funds Need More Regulation?
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have experienced substantial growth in recent years, prompting debate about abuses of this tax-advantaged vehicle and what policies should be adopted to close loopholes. Fellow Joyce Beebe reviews the design of DAFs, common criticisms, recent policy developments, and opponents’ arguments against additional regulations.
Joyce Beebe April 19, 2024
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Generation Screen: Navigating the Digital Age for Children
From an early age, children spend many hours interacting with screens: phones, tablets, and laptops. A new policy brief from the Child Health Policy Program explains the importance of unstructured free play for healthy child development and recommends four policy approaches to reduce screen time and ensure children’s well-being in the digital age.
Ann Lê, Katarina Reyes, Ethan T. Hunt, Christopher F. Kulesza, Zoabe Hafeez April 5, 2024
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Economic Ramifications of Energy Transition Investments in the Arab Gulf States
The energy transition process depends on investments in clean technologies to cut down carbon emissions in various sectors of the economy. In a new working paper, visiting research fellow Osamah Alsayegh focuses on Arab Gulf states as a case study and proposes policies to mitigate the potential negative impacts of the transition process on affected sectors.
Osamah Alsayegh April 5, 2024
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Tackling Root Causes: Screening and Addressing Non-Medical Drivers of Health
Non-medical drivers of health, also known as social determinants of health, have a significant impact on health outcomes. As fellow Sandra McKay and her co-authors explain, adequate funding to identify and address non-medical drivers — housing and food insecurity, transport issues, and financial strain — can improve patients’ health and health care delivery systems, while also reducing costs.
Sandra McKay, Zoabe Hafeez, Mallika Mathur, Sheela Gavvala, Ashley Gibson, Linh Nguyen, Christopher F. Kulesza, Logan Thornton, Yen-Chi Le March 29, 2024