Report Implementing the Universal Savings Credit will help low- and middle-income Americans struggling to rebuild the wealth they lost over the course of the Great Recession.
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 The U.S. economy needs more policy attention in order to reach a self-sustaining recovery.
Report Comprehensively managing household financial risk exposure should be an integral part of all asset-building policies.
Senior Fellow Christian E. Weller testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Issue Brief Policymakers can accelerate modest recovery with increased infrastructure investments and boosts to personal income.
Basic math shows that President Obama’s proposed minimum-wage increase would have very little impact on U.S. businesses.
Failure to raise the debt ceiling could have a significant effect on the U.S. housing market and seriously damage our recovery.
Issue Brief The modest recovery continues, held back by the unresolved debt ceiling and spending cuts that create uncertainty, slowing job creation and economic growth.
Christian E. Weller testifies before the Joint Revenue Hearing, House and Senate Ways and Means Committees, at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, Massachusetts.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to continue paying attention to our moderate economic recovery.
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.