This column explains the role that automatic stabilizers play in U.S. fiscal policy and provides a framework for examining their responsiveness to the next economic downturn.
Ending Special Tax Treatment for the Very Wealthy
Trump’s Trade Deal and the Road Not Taken
Blueprint for the 21st Century
Building Progressive Infrastructure
Toward a Robust Competition Policy
The Center for American Progress proposes a budget plan to address our most pressing national challenges.
A lack of child care during the summer pushes parents to make job sacrifices that compromise their incomes and job security.
Policymakers have underestimated the benefits of an extended economic recovery and in particular how it affects the most vulnerable Americans.
This week, Daniella and Ed speak with Darrick Hamilton, executive director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University, to discuss the U.S. economy, inequality, and reparations.
Sen. Jeff Merkley, Darrick Hamilton, and Betsey Stevenson sit down at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference to talk about inclusive and forward-thinking economics as a means to heal the divides in our country.
Sen. Jon Tester speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about how policymakers should address the concerns of rural Americans.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2019 CAP Ideas Conference about cities’ power in implementing progressive change and in setting the example of how governments can serve their people.
The war on drugs crushed economic opportunity in African American and Latinx communities, but marijuana tax revenue can help fuel job growth.
Regulators have taken several actions that needlessly increase the likelihood of another financial crisis.
The share of U.S. breadwinning mothers remains high, and the United States needs work-family policies that catch up to modern families’ needs.
Through an analysis of two agricultural markets, this report illuminates the concerning trend of corporate consolidation in agriculture—and the damaging impact this trend has on independent family farms.
Forced arbitration agreements make it harder for workers and consumers to challenge predatory practices, wage theft, and discrimination.
Despite economic progress, the reality behind wages—and the disproportionate labor market hurdles that some groups face—suggest that many workers are not fully benefiting from gains and opportunities.
President Trump’s deregulatory agenda is hurting Americans in their paychecks, in their retirement savings, and at the pump.