It’s hard to find any good news in economic news these days. The only thing that can turn the economy around now, writes Christian Weller, is the federal government.
The U.S. economy is experiencing its worst recession in decades, writes Christian E. Weller, and the only sector of the economy that can turn it around is the federal government.
The U.S. economy is experiencing its worst recession in decades, with jobs and wealth declining rapidly, writes Christian E. Weller.
The recession was just declared, but things are looking worse. The labor market recession is accelerating, and more Americans are feeling increased economic pain, writes Christian E. Weller.
The economy is likely to get worse before it gets any better, writes Christian E. Weller in his monthly snapshot.
House and stock prices are plummeting, and threatening to take the economy down with them, writes Christian E. Weller.
The labor market recession deepens, writes Christian E. Weller, yet trade deficits and tax cuts for the rich stand in the way of effective economic solutions.
Analysis from Christian E. Weller finds that more families are succumbing to economic pressure.
Families feel the economic pressure, as the price of basic necessities keep rising. Easing the economic burden will not be easy, writes Christian Weller.
This month, job losses are mounting, wages are flat, and prices for large necessities are up, all while families struggle with record amounts of debt.
Easing the burden on families will remain difficult as long as trade deficits, low innovation, and long-term budget deficits perpetuate economic imbalances.
Massive debt, falling house prices, disappearing jobs, flat wages, lower benefits, and skyrocketing costs are emptying the pockets of middle America.
American families, burdened by debt, job loss, and the housing market bust, are feeling the pressure of a tightening economy from all sides.
Christian E. Weller assesses persistent economic weaknesses and calls for broad reform to follow the stimulus package passed last week.
Housing and mortgage market crises have translated into massive foreclosures and a much weaker labor market, says Christian E. Weller.