Senior Fellow Christian E. Weller testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Issue Brief Policymakers can accelerate modest recovery with increased infrastructure investments and boosts to personal income.
Basic math shows that President Obama’s proposed minimum-wage increase would have very little impact on U.S. businesses.
Failure to raise the debt ceiling could have a significant effect on the U.S. housing market and seriously damage our recovery.
Issue Brief The modest recovery continues, held back by the unresolved debt ceiling and spending cuts that create uncertainty, slowing job creation and economic growth.
Christian E. Weller testifies before the Joint Revenue Hearing, House and Senate Ways and Means Committees, at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to continue paying attention to our moderate economic recovery.
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.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on past policy experience to strengthen the economic recovery.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to support a struggling economy with proactive investments.
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.
Slow job growth and lingering wealth losses should be at the top of lawmakers’ minds, writes Christian E. Weller.
Policymakers need to create more economic certainty for American families, writes Christian E. Weller.