To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, workers need paid leave so that they are able to stay home to recover from an illness or provide care to a sick family member without risking their economic security.
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
Weakened tax enforcement rigs the economy against workers and honest taxpayers.
The rumored elements of the Trump administration’s Tax Cuts 2.0 plan are skewed to people with higher incomes, just like the 2017 tax law.
Infrastructure assets last for decades. It’s important that the federal government make smart investments to maximize the social, economic, and environmental benefits of any infrastructure investment.
The spread of the coronavirus has the potential to impact almost every sector of the economy and requires smart, timely responses from the government.
Rural America has a higher proportion of vulnerable populations and more barriers to much-needed resources to keep its communities healthy.
The spread of the coronavirus is disrupting economic activity around the world. The United States must prepare for the effects of global and domestic supply shocks to the economy.
Place-based economic development policies must prioritize communities over corporations.
The United States needs policies that challenge structural racism in order to close the persistent unemployment gap between African Americans and whites.
Business growth in rural communities is falling behind that of other communities; this trend must be reversed in order to foster resilience.
The authors translated evidence that President Xi will likely use to claim that he anticipated a black swan event such as the COVID-19 outbreak and ordered the Chinese Communist Party to prepare for it.
President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposes large cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), placing additional burdens on families already struggling to make ends meet.
Certain reforms to international corporate tax policy would raise revenue, reduce profit shifting, and discourage the offshoring of economic activity.
David Madland and Malkie Wall outline how working-class Americans generally support progressive economic policies nationwide.
Malkie Wall and David Madland write an analysis on the state of U.S. unions based on newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.