The current budget negotiations need to find a growth-enhancing balance between spending and revenue changes that do not unduly burden middle-class families, writes Christian Weller.
Policymakers have to secure the gains of the recovery while strengthening the recovery for the American middle class, writes Christian E. Weller in this month’s economic snapshot.
Policymakers must act to secure tentative economic gains, writes Christian Weller.
Policymakers need to build on the success of past initiatives such as the Recovery Act to strengthen the labor market recovery, writes Christian E. Weller.
Good jobs that pay solid wages should remain a top priority for policymakers as our labor market continues to lumber, writes Christian E. Weller.
Building a bridge to a stronger, self-sustaining recovery remains a top policy priority, writes Christian E. Weller.
Building a self-sustaining recovery should remain a top policy priority given slow job creation and widespread financial distress, writes Christian E. Weller.
The economy is recovering, but public policy still needs to be aimed at job creation, writes Christian E. Weller.
Policy needs to intervene to create more jobs quickly so that businesses see more customers and American families can ultimately shake the economic burdens left over from the economic crisis, writes Christian E. Weller.
The private sector is on the road to recovery, but high household debt, large trade deficits, and weak state and local finances endanger this growth, writes Christian E. Weller.
Companies are sitting on cash, but they need to spend it on investments and people, writes Christian E. Weller.
We need to find a better balance between profits and jobs to ensure a strong recovery, writes Christian E. Weller.
The economy is in recovery, but now we must work on ensuring strong job gains and durable economic growth, writes Christian E. Weller.
Policy attention should focus on job creation to ensure that the recent improvements are not short lived, writes Christian E. Weller.
Christian E. Weller argues that policymakers need to focus on those economically most vulnerable as the labor market tries to recover.