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Economic Snapshot

January 2012

Smart economic policy can continue to strengthen the economic recovery, writes Christian E. Weller.

Friday, January 27, 2012

December 2011

Economic growth will require some additional policy support in the near term, writes Christian E. Weller.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

November 2011

The economy isn’t growing fast enough to bring down unemployment, writes Christian E. Weller. Policymakers need to step in with targeted measures.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

October 2011

Policy needs to focus on creating more and better jobs more quickly, writes Christian E. Weller.

Monday, October 31, 2011

September 2011

Smart jobs policy can help struggling families in the short term while improving the foundation for faster economic growth in the future, writes Christian E. Weller.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

August 2011

Policymakers have a tough task ahead of balancing economic growth with deficit reduction, writes Christian E. Weller. But it’s not an impossible task.

Monday, August 29, 2011

July 2011

Policymakers need to resolve the debt limit debate in a way that doesn’t hurt economic growth, writes Christian E. Weller.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

June 2011

Failing to raise the debt ceiling would threaten a fragile recovery, writes Christian E. Weller in this month’s economic outlook.

Monday, June 27, 2011

May 2011

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.

Friday, May 20, 2011

April 2011

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.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

March 2011

Policymakers must act to secure tentative economic gains, writes Christian Weller.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

February 2011

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.

Monday, February 28, 2011

January 2011

Good jobs that pay solid wages should remain a top priority for policymakers as our labor market continues to lumber, writes Christian E. Weller.

Monday, January 31, 2011

December 2010

Building a bridge to a stronger, self-sustaining recovery remains a top policy priority, writes Christian E. Weller.

Monday, December 13, 2010

November 2010

Building a self-sustaining recovery should remain a top policy priority given slow job creation and widespread financial distress, writes Christian E. Weller.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010