China’s State-Owned Enterprises and Nonmarket Economics
Adam Hersh, Senior Economist at the Center for American Progress, testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Infographic: Taxpayers Pick Up the Tab for Corporations that Can Afford to Pay Their Employees More
The net incomes of four of the largest low-wage employers, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, Yum! Brands, and Target, represent five times the amount of cost savings in SNAP resulting from a minimum wage hike to $10.10.
Raising the Minimum Wage to $10.10 Would Cut Taxpayer Costs in Every State
Interactive An analysis of SNAP data reveals the savings that each state would experience if the federal minimum wage increases to $10.10 per hour.
The Effects of Minimum Wages on SNAP Enrollments and Expenditures
Report Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would lower government spending on federal nutrition assistance by $46 billion over the next 10 years.
President Obama’s Budget Resets the Fiscal Debate
The president’s fiscal year 2015 budget focuses on growing the economy and pivots away from austerity.
Reading Between the Data
Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.
The Benefits of Local Financial Empowerment Initiatives
Joe Valenti, Director of Asset Building, testifies before the New York City Council Consumer Affairs Committee.
Issue Brief In the fifth year of recovery, policymakers must create an economy that works for everyone.
When Wall Street Buys Main Street
Report Single-family rental securitization needs to be managed responsibly in order to protect consumer interests.
Understanding the Highway Trust Fund and the Perils of Inaction
Issue Brief Congress must act soon to prevent the Highway Trust Fund from becoming insolvent. Failure to address the impending shortfall will result in a substantial cut to highway and public transportation programs during the heart of construction season.
Evidence Shows Increasing the Minimum Wage Is No Threat to Employment
Historical experience and academic studies show that raising the minimum wage does not harm the economy, even when unemployment is high.