Issue Brief Progressive reforms to the tax code can help support college access and affordability, and benefit student-loan borrowers.
Issue Brief Despite a broken Congress, the president can still push progressive policies to help strengthen the middle class.
Tight credit may be keeping many qualified prospective homeowners on the sidelines, but they might be necessary for a full housing recovery. FHFA Director Mel Watt is working to ensure that qualified borrowers in all parts of the country have a shot at sustainable homeownership.
Scotland has doubled its number of apprenticeships while expanding their occupational and gender reach.
Issue Brief On the fifth anniversary of the Credit CARD Act, policymakers need to consider how to best address the new regulatory gaps in debit cards and give consumers new tools to manage their credit.
Despite faster job growth, labor-market sentiment remains grim as 800,000 leave labor force.
Issue Brief The practice of rent-seeking—leveraging campaign contributions and lobbying to influence government policy for private gain—has several negative effects on the U.S. economy.
There’s much more to unemployment than the unemployment rate. Unfortunately, the rest of the statistics we have on the labor market paint a much bleaker picture and show a need for action from policymakers.
Continuing income inequality and spending cuts are hamstringing the U.S. economy.
As states continue to pass paid leave and paid sick days legislation, evidence shows that these policies are a win-win for both employers and employees.
Federal spending on infrastructure, scientific research, early childhood education, disease treatment, space exploration, and college tuition could be slashed by nearly half over the next decade.
Report The importance of women’s added work hours to families’ economic well-being lends a new urgency to rethinking U.S. labor standards for the 21st century.