John Schmitt and Heather Boushey consider the pay-off of attending college and prose policies to make college attendance more worthwhile.
CAP Action Senior Economist Heather Boushey testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means.
Heather Boushey reviews Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson's recent book, Why Nations Fail.
Look no further than the Republican leadership in Congress for the reasons for disappointing jobs growth, writes Heather Boushey.
The latest employment data indicate that the U.S. job market is in a holding pattern—the price we pay for a do-nothing Congress focused more on austerity than job creation.
Heather Boushey and Adam Hersh explain how the success of the middle class affects economic productivity and recovery.
Report Heather Boushey and Adam S. Hersh discuss ways that the strength of the middle class and the level of societal inequality both affect economic growth and stability.
April’s slower jobs growth points to the need for continued measures to boost demand and make sure college graduates don’t get left behind, writes Heather Boushey.
Report Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn on how providing paid family and medical leave helps keep people employed.
The American economy is still gaining jobs in spite of the factors working against it, and maintaining public spending and investments can keep us on track, write Adam Hersh and Heather Boushey.
Heather Boushey examines the dire consequences for workers contained in the most recent budget proposal from the House Budget Committee chairman.
Heather Boushey says we need to focus on jobs for women, who saw high losses during the recession in state and local government budget cuts.
Heather Boushey parses the encouraging jobs gains in February and calls for more action by Congress to maintain the momentum.
Sarah Jane Glynn explains why the president’s budget proposal for the bureau will help give us a clearer picture of our workforce, allowing us to craft the right policies to rebuild the economy and strengthen the middle class.
CAP Senior Economist Heather Boushey testifies before the Senate Committee on the Budget.