Report America's middle class is being squeezed by stagnant—and in many cases declining—incomes and rising costs. To address the middle-class squeeze, we need to enact policies that will both increase incomes and also address rising child care, higher education, health care, housing, and retirement costs.
Issue Brief Despite bipartisan agreement to double funding for basic research, Congress has not followed up with the appropriations necessary to meet this goal.
Jennifer Erickson and David Madland explain the effect that fees could have on your retirement savings.
Jennifer Erickson, Director of Competitiveness and Economic Growth at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Policy.
Scotland has doubled its number of apprenticeships while expanding their occupational and gender reach.
Altas cuotas de 401(k)s pueden estar costándole miles de dólares y pueden estar forzándole a trabajar por años más de lo que tenía planeado
High 401(k) fees may be costing you tens of thousands of dollars and could force you to work for years longer than you had planned.
Issue Brief Better disclosure about retirement fees will go a long way toward boosting retirement savings.
Issue Brief The United States must develop the international relations and domestic foundations to make trade work for the United States and global middle classes.
How trade can work for the middle class.
Report For America to lead innovation in the 21st century, we have to make sure that our people are skilled and educated, operating in an economic environment that is conducive to their success and that allows them to compete at home and abroad.
Leaders in Europe and around the world have decided to implement a financial transaction tax to raise revenue and benefit the economy, and we should follow their lead.
Issue Brief Throughout our nation’s history, investments in research have led to groundbreaking innovations, and we must continue making those investments to stay competitive in the 21st century.
Issue Brief Jennifer Erickson, Tamara Fucile, and David J. Lutton present five concrete ways that our financial markets are stronger now, two years after the signing of Dodd-Frank, and five concrete things that can make them even stronger.