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.
Issue Brief So-called right-to-work legislation will make it harder for unions to do their job: improving wages and working conditions. That, in turn, will weaken the middle class, which will lower our nation’s economic competitiveness.
Resolving the fiscal showdown and the debt ceiling debate should be the first steps toward rebuilding our economy from the middle out.
Report Donna Cooper, Adam Hersh, and Ann O'Leary explain why U.S. economic competitiveness depends on the education of the next generation.
Adam Hersh examines the latest economic growth numbers to see why growth is slowing and who is to blame.
Issue Brief Adam S. Hersh digs deeper into the numbers to see why slashing public spending makes a fragile economy worse and argues that a strong and sustained economic recovery hinges on government investment.
Heather Boushey and Adam Hersh explain how the success of the middle class affects economic productivity and recovery.
Issue Brief Policymakers must refocus their sights on ensuring we make the necessary investments today in education, science, and research and development that play an essential role in driving private-sector innovation and productivity, write Adam Hersh and Christian E. Weller.
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.
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.