Improving the Earned Income Tax Credit to Better Serve Childless Adults
Issue Brief President Obama’s new proposal to reform the Earned Income Tax Credit is a step in the right direction.
Fact Sheet: The Women’s Leadership Gap
Issue Brief Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, but they lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.
Report There is a silver lining to exclusion: Women, long outsiders, have had no choice but to think, act, and lead in out-of-the-box ways. That is why they are now poised to change our institutions for the better.
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.
Fragmenting Under Pressure
Report This report provides a snapshot of current trends among Islamists in Egypt, offers an overview of the enduring weaknesses and divisions in the country, and recommends how the United States can address one of the most important strategic priorities in the Middle East.
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.
Investing for Success
Issue Brief The Council on Foundations and the Center for American Progress jointly held two roundtable conversations in 2013 with potential social impact bond investors that produced a series of key policy questions.
Networking for Success
Issue Brief The Council on Foundations and the Center for American Progress jointly held two roundtable conversations in 2013 with potential social impact bond investors, concluding that strong cross-sector relationships are key to social impact bond transactions.
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.
Common Core Implementation Best Practices
Carmel Martin, Executive Vice President for Policy, testifies before the New York State Office of the Governor Common Core Implementation Panel.
Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible Health Plans Through Self-Insurance
Maura Calsyn, Director of Health Policy, testifies before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
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.
How Will Immigration Reform Impact the Medicare Trust Fund?
Issue Brief Immigration reform that provides legal status and earned citizenship to undocumented immigrants would extend the solvency of the Medicare trust fund by four years and provide a net contribution to the trust fund for the next three decades.
The Economic Budget Outlook for Individuals, Families, and Communities
CAP President Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Budget Committee.