The Portsmouth Bypass represents a broken and deeply cost-ineffective theory of economic development that assumes reducing vehicle travel time—rather than investing in people and places facing economic distress—will unlock economic development.
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Redefining Rural America
Unrigging the Economy Will Require Enforcing the Tax Laws
Less wealth makes it more difficult for African American parents to get reliable access to the internet and devices for remote learning.
Improving regions’ jobs-housing fit—connecting jobs with affordable housing—is essential for working families and for the economy.
Policymakers must focus on improving the jobs-housing fit—or connecting jobs with affordable housing—which is essential for working families and for the economy.
New reports illustrate the toll that IRS budget cuts have taken on tax enforcement.
Premature reopening of indoor dining and bars in other U.S. regions has been followed by spread of the virus.
The Minority Business Development Agency has tremendous potential to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity in Black communities.
The Federal Reserve should not be throwing a public lifeline to an industry that is stoking serious risks to the financial system, economy, and environment.
Social Security Benefits for Workers Turning 60 in 2020 Will Very Likely Drop Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic
Congress could pass legislation that would prevent this outcome.
The world’s largest trade body needs a leader committed to a fairer and more sustainable global economy.
Evidence suggests that large digital service platforms with market power deserve much closer antitrust scrutiny.
Consumer protections should be strengthened—not rolled back—as part of the economic response to the coronavirus.
Without clear, consistent action from policymakers, people and businesses will not have enough confidence to return to their jobs and daily activities in the wake of COVID-19.
Employers and policymakers must take concrete steps to avoid replicating and perpetuating longstanding racial, gender, and ethnic biases in workplaces of the future to create equitable environments where women have the best chance of success.
Corporate and payroll tax cuts are exceptionally poor solutions to the crisis at hand.