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Economic Snapshot

May 2011

The current budget negotiations need to find a growth-enhancing balance between spending and revenue changes that do not unduly burden middle-class families, writes Christian Weller.

Friday, May 20, 2011

April 2011

Policymakers have to secure the gains of the recovery while strengthening the recovery for the American middle class, writes Christian E. Weller in this month’s economic snapshot.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

March 2011

Policymakers must act to secure tentative economic gains, writes Christian Weller.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

February 2011

Policymakers need to build on the success of past initiatives such as the Recovery Act to strengthen the labor market recovery, writes Christian E. Weller.

Monday, February 28, 2011

January 2011

Good jobs that pay solid wages should remain a top priority for policymakers as our labor market continues to lumber, writes Christian E. Weller.

Monday, January 31, 2011

December 2010

Building a bridge to a stronger, self-sustaining recovery remains a top policy priority, writes Christian E. Weller.

Monday, December 13, 2010

November 2010

Building a self-sustaining recovery should remain a top policy priority given slow job creation and widespread financial distress, writes Christian E. Weller.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

October 2010

The economy is recovering, but public policy still needs to be aimed at job creation, writes Christian E. Weller.

Friday, October 29, 2010

September 2010

Policy needs to intervene to create more jobs quickly so that businesses see more customers and American families can ultimately shake the economic burdens left over from the economic crisis, writes Christian E. Weller.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

August 2010

The private sector is on the road to recovery, but high household debt, large trade deficits, and weak state and local finances endanger this growth, writes Christian E. Weller.

Friday, August 20, 2010

March 2010

Companies are sitting on cash, but they need to spend it on investments and people, writes Christian E. Weller.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

January 2010

We need to find a better balance between profits and jobs to ensure a strong recovery, writes Christian E. Weller.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

December 2009

The economy is in recovery, but now we must work on ensuring strong job gains and durable economic growth, writes Christian E. Weller.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

November 2009

Policy attention should focus on job creation to ensure that the recent improvements are not short lived, writes Christian E. Weller.

Friday, November 20, 2009

October 2009

Christian E. Weller argues that policymakers need to focus on those economically most vulnerable as the labor market tries to recover.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009