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Christian E. Weller Archives

December 2012

Home sale article icon Issue Brief Our modest economic recovery will need continued attention, and policymakers must quickly resolve the fiscal showdown to end the uncertainty that could derail the recovery.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, December 17, 2012

Continuing Our Resilient Economic Recovery

Christian E. Weller testifies before the Joint Revenue Hearing, House and Senate Ways and Means Committees, at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.

By Christian E. Weller | Tuesday, December 11, 2012

November 2012

Employment application article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to continue paying attention to our moderate economic recovery.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, November 26, 2012

Obama's Economy Is Driving Well, Considering the Hand Brake Is On

Smart choices by President Obama and Congress have saved the economy from another recession and put it on the path to recovery. Policymakers can continue to help the economy by removing the obstacles to faster growth, such as helping struggling states retain teachers.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, November 5, 2012

October 2012

Home sold sign article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on past policy experience to strengthen the economic recovery.

By Christian E. Weller | Wednesday, October 24, 2012

September 2012

People looking for work at a job fair article icon Issue Brief Policymakers need to support a struggling economy with proactive investments.

By Christian E. Weller | Thursday, September 27, 2012

August 2012

woman helping man with computer article icon Issue Brief Policymakers should not let politics stand in the way of boosting economic and job growth, writes Christian E. Weller.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, August 20, 2012

Middle-Class Economic Security Declines as Wealth Concentration Increases

Christian E. Weller illustrates how middle-class wealth and economic security declined during the Great Recession and why we need to reverse that trend for the economy to really recover.

By Christian E. Weller | Wednesday, August 15, 2012

July 2012

Slow job growth and lingering wealth losses should be at the top of lawmakers’ minds, writes Christian E. Weller.

By Christian E. Weller | Monday, July 16, 2012

June 2012

Policymakers need to create more economic certainty for American families, writes Christian E. Weller.

By Christian E. Weller | Tuesday, June 26, 2012

May 2012

Policymakers should feel a sense of urgency about helping America’s middle class, writes Christian Weller.

By Christian E. Weller | Tuesday, May 29, 2012

10 Reasons Why Public Policies Rescued the U.S. Economy

Christian E. Weller presents the 10 ways that decisive and quick government support for the U.S. economy helped ensure a more speedy recovery.

By Christian E. Weller | Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Making Investments Today for a Competitive Economy Tomorrow

article icon 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.

By Adam Hersh and Christian E. Weller | Friday, May 18, 2012

La deuda estudiantil se incrementa sin importar el estado de la economía

El costo y la magnitud de los préstamos estudiantiles actuales son temas de discusión que están en la mesa familiar en toda nuestra nación porque sin la acción del Congreso las tasas de interés de los préstamos estudiantiles subsidiados a nivel federal aumentarán el 1ro de julio.

By Christian E. Weller | Friday, May 11, 2012

Student Loan Debt Seems to Rise No Matter What the Economy Does

Christian E. Weller parses the latest data to detail how different student borrowers fared between 2007-2009. It’s not an encouraging picture.

By Christian E. Weller | Thursday, May 3, 2012