Report Heather Boushey and Adam S. Hersh discuss ways that the strength of the middle class and the level of societal inequality both affect economic growth and stability.
April’s slower jobs growth points to the need for continued measures to boost demand and make sure college graduates don’t get left behind, writes Heather Boushey.
Report Heather Boushey and Sarah Jane Glynn on how providing paid family and medical leave helps keep people employed.
The American economy is still gaining jobs in spite of the factors working against it, and maintaining public spending and investments can keep us on track, write Adam Hersh and Heather Boushey.
Heather Boushey examines the dire consequences for workers contained in the most recent budget proposal from the House Budget Committee chairman.
Heather Boushey says we need to focus on jobs for women, who saw high losses during the recession in state and local government budget cuts.
Heather Boushey parses the encouraging jobs gains in February and calls for more action by Congress to maintain the momentum.
Sarah Jane Glynn explains why the president’s budget proposal for the bureau will help give us a clearer picture of our workforce, allowing us to craft the right policies to rebuild the economy and strengthen the middle class.
CAP Senior Economist Heather Boushey testifies before the Senate Committee on the Budget.
Video Center for American Progress Senior Economist Heather Boushey explains why a strong middle class is so important for America.
Heather Boushey argues for work-life policies in The New York Times's "Room for Debate."
Seth Hanlon and Heather Boushey explain why allowing the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits to end will hurt the economic recovery.
Heather Boushey and Meghan Miller explain why Congress should support active job seekers and our nation’s economy by maintaining unemployment benefits.
Heather Boushey details why President Obama’s jobs legislation would help small businesses in ways that enjoyed bipartisan support not too long ago.
Heather Boushey examines why growing income inequality helped boost the wealth of the few and how reversing course is imperative to our nation’s economic well-being.