Smart choices by President Obama and Congress have saved the economy from another recession and put it on the path to recovery. Policymakers can continue to help the economy by removing the obstacles to faster growth, such as helping struggling states retain teachers.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on past policy experience to strengthen the economic recovery.
Issue Brief Policymakers should not let politics stand in the way of boosting economic and job growth, writes Christian E. Weller.
Christian E. Weller illustrates how middle-class wealth and economic security declined during the Great Recession and why we need to reverse that trend for the economy to really recover.
Slow job growth and lingering wealth losses should be at the top of lawmakers’ minds, writes Christian E. Weller.
Policymakers need to create more economic certainty for American families, writes Christian E. Weller.
Policymakers should feel a sense of urgency about helping America’s middle class, writes Christian Weller.
Christian E. Weller presents the 10 ways that decisive and quick government support for the U.S. economy helped ensure a more speedy recovery.
Issue Brief Policymakers must refocus their sights on ensuring we make the necessary investments today in education, science, and research and development that play an essential role in driving private-sector innovation and productivity, write Adam Hersh and Christian E. Weller.
El costo y la magnitud de los préstamos estudiantiles actuales son temas de discusión que están en la mesa familiar en toda nuestra nación porque sin la acción del Congreso las tasas de interés de los préstamos estudiantiles subsidiados a nivel federal aumentarán el 1ro de julio.
Christian E. Weller parses the latest data to detail how different student borrowers fared between 2007-2009. It’s not an encouraging picture.
Congress should focus on addressing sluggish business investment, keeping up consumer demand, and supporting our middle class who are still recovering from the hammering they took during the Great Recession, writes Christian E. Weller.
The economic outlook is better for families, writes Christian E. Weller, but trouble spots remain, particularly on the jobs front.
Christian E. Weller and Julie Ajinkya discuss how the economic gap is widening for black Americans.