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.
Issue Brief Despite gains in the housing market, economic growth and labor-market growth remain too slow to make a difference for the American middle class.
Issue Brief A move by small businesses toward self-insurance schemes could undermine the reforms of the Affordable Care Act and offer fewer protections for workers.
Issue Brief Mobile banking could expand access to better financial services for the unbanked and underbanked populations in the United States.
This week we explore sequestration’s effect on the ability of students to afford a college education in the United States.
The latest employment numbers show that this is no time for austerity. Our priority must be economic growth, the kind of growth that leads to strong and stable job creation.
The policy obstructions to economic recovery have cost the U.S. economy $433 billion and 2 million jobs over the long term.
Issue Brief Lawmakers must acknowledge the magnitude of America’s youth-unemployment crisis or face long-term economic fallout.
This week we explore sequestration’s effects on the nation’s ability to prepare for and respond to natural disasters.
In his testimony before the Senate Budget Committee, Michael Linden lays out broad principles for progressive, pro-growth tax reform.
By applying new standards to deposit advances that ensure banks only make loans that can reasonably be repaid, the FDIC and OCC will be able to prevent the spread of high-cost, short-term loan products that can lead financially distressed consumers into a cycle of debt.
In this column, we analyze and compare some of the major proposals currently on the table in Congress regarding student-loan interest rates.