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Christian E. Weller Archives

April 2014

ACA sign-up article icon Issue Brief Progressive policies similar to the Affordable Care Act can lay the foundation for stronger growth and help those most in need.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, April 21, 2014

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

Reading Between the Data

San Francisco woman and mural book_alt2 icon Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.

By Farah Ahmad and Christian E. Weller | Monday, March 3, 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

Creating Economic Security

1040 article icon Issue Brief Matching savings by low-income families through refundable tax credits would build families’ economic security and create more-balanced savings incentives in the tax code.

By Joe Valenti and Christian E. Weller | Thursday, November 21, 2013

Amid Fiscal Uncertainty, Businesses Hit the Pause Button

The recent congressional fiscal antics have led to caution and possible stagnation in American business.

By Christian E. Weller | Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Conservative games in Washington played at the expense of the vulnerable

The American people need House Republican leaders to stop playing political games with their livelihoods and pass a budget that strengthens economic growth and job creation.

By Christian E. Weller and Farah Ahmad | Monday, November 4, 2013

The State of Communities of Color in the U.S. Economy

Hispanic worker book_alt2 icon Report Communities of color are still struggling to catch up with their white counterparts on many economic indicators.

By Christian E. Weller and Farah Ahmad | Tuesday, October 29, 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

Missing Urgency and Wrong Priorities

Instead of focusing on the urgent need for job creation, House Republican leaders are holding the nation’s economic well-being hostage.

By Christian E. Weller | Friday, October 11, 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