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The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-July 2016 Jobs Release

Federal Reserve building bars icon Charts Fed decision-making may rest with the June jobs report.

by Michael Madowitz and Juliana Vigorito | Thursday, July 7, 2016

State Examples of the Hidden Cost of a Failing Child Care System

Preschool chalkboard article icon Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides state-by-state examples of the financial cost of choosing between a career and full-time caregiving.

by Jessica Troe, Alex Rowell, Michael Madowitz, Katie Hamm | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Calculating the Hidden Cost of Interrupting a Career for Child Care

Peter Yabadi, 2, stands next to his mother article icon Issue Brief The how and why behind CAP’s child care cost calculator, which helps determine the financial cost of choosing between full-time work and full-time care.

by Michael Madowitz, Alex Rowell, Katie Hamm | Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jobs report tells Fed: Stop forcing rate hikes

Both theory and measurement have been saying that holding off until inflation is actually happening is the right course for the Fed.

by Michael Madowitz | Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-June 2016 Jobs Release

job fair bars icon Charts Labor market improvements should not make a rate hike a foregone conclusion.

by Michael Madowitz and Juliana Vigorito | Thursday, June 2, 2016

New overtime rules will help workers, their families, and the economy

Author Michael Madowitz explains how the Obama administration's changes to overtime rules can boost wages and grow the economy.

by Michael Madowitz | Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-May 2016 Jobs Release

graduates hiring bars icon Charts The economy is showing consistent job growth with wages still lagging.

by Michael Madowitz, Juliana Vigorito, Shiv Rawal | Thursday, May 5, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-April 2016 Jobs Release

A restaurant general manager interviews candidates for positions.Workers are finding jobs, but most still need a raise.

by Michael Madowitz, Shiv Rawal, Juliana Vigorito | Thursday, March 31, 2016

The Federal Reserve should let the economy keep growing

Author Michael Madowitz argues that the U.S. Federal Reserve should allow the economy to keep growing in light of the falling unemployment rate.

by Michael Madowitz | Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-March 2016 Jobs Release

construction worker bars icon Charts Labor market indicators show a healthy economy that has room to grow.

by Michael Madowitz, Shiv Rawal, Juliana Vigorito | Thursday, March 3, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-February 2016 Jobs Release

Construction worker bars icon Charts Labor market indicators show a healthy economy that has room to grow.

by Michael Madowitz, Danielle Corley, Shiv Rawal | Thursday, February 4, 2016

What’s so good about flat wage growth?

Michael Madowitz discusses that while voters view flat wages as bad news, economists predict a large amount job growth and see no reason for policymakers to hit the brakes.

by Michael Madowitz | Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-January 2016 Jobs Release

restaurant worker bars icon Charts Labor market indicators show a healthy economy that has room to grow.

by Michael Madowitz, Shiv Rawal, Danielle Corley | Thursday, January 7, 2016

The State of the U.S. Labor Market: Pre-December 2015 Jobs Release

Hiring manager and applicantA nonshallow dive into the labor market indicators pool shows a healthy economy with plenty of room to grow.

by Michael Madowitz and Danielle Corley | Thursday, December 3, 2015

Fed shouldn’t normalize rates before the economy is back to normal

Author Michael Madowitz argues that the Federal Reserve System should think about the real economy when planning its path for the next year.

by Michael Madowitz | Thursday, November 12, 2015