Across the country, President Trump's shutdown has had damaging effects on vital programs and services. As he continues to hold portions of the government hostage, Trump has left hundreds of thousands of workers in financial limbo.
The State of the Trump Economy
Trump’s Trade Deal and the Road Not Taken
Making a Commitment to America’s Workers
Building Progressive Infrastructure
The Freedom to Leave
President Donald Trump is threatening the economic security of federal workers and their families for the sake of his ego.
When considering the economic priorities of the new year, it is essential that analysts and policymakers take into account a variety of indicators instead of overstating the health of the economy.
800,000 federal workers could go without paychecks in the event of a prolonged government shutdown.
President Trump’s tax bill did not reform the tax code, has not benefited American workers, and increased the deficit by $1.9 trillion.
Karla Walter and David Madland discuss how state and local leaders can empower workers.
A closer look at regional differences in apprenticeship programs spotlights the disparate outcomes that result from place, race, and gender and how these interact to exacerbate pay inequities.
The autonomous vehicle revolution offers planners an opportunity to redesign the surface transportation system to be more accessible and sustainable by prioritizing the needs of pedestrians and other nonautomotive users.
The Federal Reserve should calibrate policy toward maximizing the health of an economy that is still recovering for many people.
Despite working as much or more than white families, Latinx families have less wealth.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increases federal deficits while failing to address the nation’s most pressing challenges and making inequality worse.
President Trump’s proposed LPC test, despite claims to the contrary, would apply to millions of people each year—and most of those who would be denied green cards or other visas will never have received public benefits in the United States.
The strategy of providing incentives to companies involves potential downsides that rarely are fully appreciated.
Providing incentives to companies to create jobs has become a false panacea in the economic development world, and proponents often fail to acknowledge the strategy’s downsides.
Evaluations of the health of the labor market should center the challenges of Latinas and other populations that face high labor market barriers.