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.
Adam S. Hersh and Sarah Ayres detail how the plan released today by the House leadership would cripple our national economic competitiveness.
Adam S. Hersh examines China’s real competitive strengths due to its dynamic industrial policies and presents how the United States can up its game.
CAP Economist Adam S. Hersh testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Adam Hersh and Christian E. Weller discuss the latest productivity numbers and explain what it means for U.S. economic competitiveness.
Tax cuts and jobless benefits are needed to support consumers, writes Adam Hersh in Market Watch.
Adam S. Hersh and Christian E. Weller explore recent productivity enhancing trends to discern whether our nation is heading in the right direction. Short answer: We’re not.
Adam Hersh and Sarah Ayres examine the job-creating power of the Forbes 400 compared to the middle-class engine of job creation we can fuel with payroll tax cuts and unemployment insurance.
Congress should pass the rest of the American Jobs Act to help strengthen the economy and provide some relief to Americans still struggling in an uncertain job market, write Heather Boushey and Adam Hersh.
Adam S. Hersh explains why legislation to tame China’s currency manipulation misses the larger problems bedeviling U.S. economic competitiveness.
September numbers underscore urgency for immediate action on the American Jobs Act, says Adam S. Hersh.