House Republicans refuse to support the austere spending levels mandated by their own budget resolution. Senate bipartisanship is short lived. Outlook for the fall: chaos.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to find and enact policies that can spur faster economic growth.
U.N. High-Level Panelists Tawakkol Karman and John Podesta write to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon advocating for a youth panel to guide the post-2015 development agenda.
President Obama’s latest proposal to create jobs comes with a significant concession on corporate tax reform to get conservatives in Congress to compromise.
Today’s new data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis show that U.S. GDP growth is muddling along at an anemic pace.
Issue Brief Reducing gender inequality will not only improve women’s lives but will also boost economic growth.
Report Implementing the Universal Savings Credit will help low- and middle-income Americans struggling to rebuild the wealth they lost over the course of the Great Recession.
Interactive Updated 09.03.2013 The sequester has been hurting communities and families throughout the nation. Because of the sequester, more than 650,000 workers in the defense industry will face a 20 percent pay cut for the rest of the summer. These cuts are a significant financial hit to any household. Meanwhile, children are being kicked off their […]
Maintaining the immigration status quo costs all Americans money in lost growth and revenue that will come from legalization and citizenship—and we can’t afford it.
Tax reform should make the tax code fairer and simpler for the middle class and raise revenue for investments in future economic growth.
This week we explore sequestration’s effects on the livelihoods of civilian Department of Defense employees and the communities in which they live.
Report A transparent, balanced, and efficient dispute-settlement process would benefit all G-20 member nations, smoothing frictions in international economic relations.
This week we explore sequestration’s effects on the health, welfare, and education of low-income children and their families.
This week we explore sequestration’s effects on a critical source of local economic development funding, the Community Development Block Grant.