Passing the Dream Act and putting young unauthorized immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would bring substantial benefits for the U.S. economy.
Giving Away Corporate Tax Cuts Is Not How to Make the United States More Competitive
Toward a Marshall Plan for America
The Big Lie that Conservative Policies Are Good for Small Business
A Plan for Rebuilding America and Investing in Workers and Jobs
The Midwestern Great Recession of 2001 and the Destruction of Good Jobs
New Census Data Show Household Incomes Are Rising Again, But Share Going to Middle Class Is at Record Low
Too many families are being left behind as a record-high share of income goes to the top.
American families experienced improvements in income, poverty rates, and health insurance coverage in 2016—but proposals from President Trump and congressional Republicans set to be debated this fall threaten these gains.
In advance of next week’s release of annual census data on income, poverty, and health insurance, CAP analysis shows that if only three of President Trump’s budget cuts had taken effect in 2015, 2.3 million more Americans would have been poor.
Collecting pay data from employers is a critical, much-needed tool to ensure vigorous enforcement of equal pay laws.
Using the Current Policy Loophole to Hide Tax Cuts Is Dishonest Math—Just Ask Congressional Republicans
Prior statements from Republican congressional leaders debunk a budget gimmick they are now considering to hide tax cuts for the wealthy.
On Friday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics will release its Employment Situation Summary for the month of August. Here are some labor market indicators to watch.
Pay-as-you-go rules could be used to combat congressional Republican attempts to cut taxes for the wealthy that add to the federal deficit and debt.
President Trump's and House Republicans' proposed "small-business" tax cut would create a new loophole for millionaires—including Wall Street financiers, lobbyists, lawyers, and wealthy business owners like Trump—while doing little or nothing for real small businesses.
Rather than boosting the economy, tax cuts for the rich widen inequality, harm the middle class, and harm the economy in the long run.
Senior Fellow John Norris discusses the possible ramifications of President Trump's global conflicts of interest.
This report calls for using open data standards to improve the quality and availability of online job postings, and in turn, enhance competition and innovation in the market for job search-and-match applications.
Trump’s paid parental leave plan is a poor substitute for comprehensive paid family and medical leave and fails to meet the needs of today’s working families.
House Republicans’ budget would cut the nation’s largest nutrition assistance program by 42 percent starting in 2023, leaving as many as 7 million struggling families unable to put food on the table.
Past experiences and uncertain results could mean that a potential agreement between a Taiwanese manufacturing company and Wisconsin is costly and damaging to the state.