The big news in today’s GDP report is the public sector’s rapidly shrinking economic contribution, which is driving not only trend U.S. economic growth lower but also our potential for future growth.
With the people’s government now back on-line, the House can redeem itself for the economic damage done by focusing on economic and budgetary winners in the already bipartisan agenda.
What might the jobs numbers look like if we hadn’t fallen into an austerity trap?
Our sluggish economic growth is not a result of economic forces of nature, but rather due to the forces of politics.
Today’s new data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis show that U.S. GDP growth is muddling along at an anemic pace.
Report A transparent, balanced, and efficient dispute-settlement process would benefit all G-20 member nations, smoothing frictions in international economic relations.
The policy obstructions to economic recovery have cost the U.S. economy $433 billion and 2 million jobs over the long term.
Now more than ever is the time to change Washington’s spending-cuts obsession to one of creating jobs and forging a strong middle-class economy.
U.S. economic growth rebounded to 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, according to data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis this morning.
Issue Brief The new House Republican budget proposes steep cuts in both public and private investment.
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.
Fiscal contraction will end up costing GDP $287 billion in 2013 if Congress allows the sequester to go through next week.
A study group comprising U.S. and Chinese experts puts forth proposals to strengthen the G-20.
Issue Brief Continuing political brinksmanship and fiscal contraction are undermining the fragile economic recovery and obstructing the kind of public investment needed to ensure future U.S. economic growth and prosperity.
The latest economic growth numbers show the U.S. economy reversing course in the fourth quarter of 2012 in large part to fiscal contraction efforts at home and among trading partners.