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March 2014

Job fair article icon Issue Brief Progressive fiscal policy must complement monetary policy to boost economic growth.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Wednesday, March 26, 2014

February 2014

article icon Issue Brief In the fifth year of recovery, policymakers must create an economy that works for everyone.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Thursday, February 27, 2014

January 2014

Stan Osnowitz unemployment extension article icon Issue Brief To help the middle class and create jobs, Congress should pass a one-year extension of unemployment benefits and raise the federal minimum wage.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Tuesday, January 21, 2014

December 2013

article icon Issue Brief Economic data show that this is a recovery for the rich—not a recovery for everyone.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Thursday, December 19, 2013

November 2013

article icon Issue Brief Economic data show that Congress’s fiscal brinksmanship is keeping businesses from investing in America and consequently holding back overall growth.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Wednesday, November 27, 2013

October 2013

article icon Issue Brief Congress must move past its partisan pettiness and enact policies to help the American economy.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Tuesday, October 29, 2013

September 2013

article icon Issue Brief As we draw closer to a fiscal crisis, Congress must not allow the American economy to be held hostage by radicals bent on scorching the earth.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Monday, September 30, 2013

August 2013

Pending home sale article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to find and enact policies that can spur faster economic growth.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Tuesday, August 13, 2013

July 2013

article icon Issue Brief Economic and labor-market gains continue this month, but policymakers should focus on long-term strategies to strengthen the American people and help U.S. businesses prosper.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The Universal Savings Credit

book_alt2 icon Report Implementing the Universal Savings Credit will help low- and middle-income Americans struggling to rebuild the wealth they lost over the course of the Great Recession.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Friday, July 19, 2013

June 2013

Labor market article icon Issue Brief Despite gains in the housing market, economic growth and labor-market growth remain too slow to make a difference for the American middle class.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Friday, June 21, 2013

May 2013

Home for sale article icon Issue Brief It’s time to consider additional policy measures to bring down unemployment and economic suffering from their still-too-high levels.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Monday, May 13, 2013

April 2013

Job fair article icon Issue Brief The U.S. economy needs more policy attention in order to reach a self-sustaining recovery.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Monday, April 22, 2013

March 2013

Home sale pending article icon Issue Brief Though the economy and job market have both maintained steady growth, lawmakers can do more to ensure a positive future for struggling Americans and a prosperous economy for all.

By Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar | Friday, March 22, 2013

Frequently Asked Questions: Social Impact Bonds

Filling out form book_alt2 icon Report This Frequently Asked Questions guide is intended to address common questions about social impact bonds in plain, straightforward language.

By Kristina Costa, Sonal Shah, Sam Ungar, and the Social Impact Bonds Working Group | Wednesday, December 5, 2012