Report While pension-fund investments alone will not fill the infrastructure funding gap entirely, pension funds have the assets to contribute a significant share of capital toward rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure.
Report Public-private partnerships, or P3s, for building roads and bridges are engrained in America’s distant history and are re-emerging in our contemporary debate about infrastructure modernization.
Issue Brief Though the economy and job market have both maintained steady growth, lawmakers can do more to ensure a positive future for struggling Americans and a prosperous economy for all.
Senior Fellow Christian E. Weller testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Women are key to the growth, viability, and sustainability of a clean energy economy.
David Madland discusses the Maryland Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program before the Maryland House of Delegates.
Issue Brief The federal government can and should support efforts to help Americans save their paychecks and refunds during tax season.
Leaders in Europe and around the world have decided to implement a financial transaction tax to raise revenue and benefit the economy, and we should follow their lead.
Fiscal contraction will end up costing GDP $287 billion in 2013 if Congress allows the sequester to go through next week.
Video CAP Senior Economist Heather Boushey explains how middle-out economics helps bolster the U.S. economy.
Basic math shows that President Obama’s proposed minimum-wage increase would have very little impact on U.S. businesses.
Increasing the minimum wage for all workers—particularly women who are the majority of low-paid workers—will markedly improve life for struggling American families.
Issue Brief We must take steps to ensure that the global economy allows the global population to thrive.