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Christian E. Weller Archives

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 Z. 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 Z. 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

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

Making Sure Money Is Available When We Need It

Man at computer book_alt2 icon Report Comprehensively managing household financial risk exposure should be an integral part of all asset-building policies.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, March 25, 2013