Charts Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.
Issue Brief Ensuring that equity markets serve investors who take the long view of companies’ growth prospects is important for corporate bottom lines and economic growth.
Senate highway authorization fails to make needed reforms to reduce congestion, improve overall system performance, or direct federal funds flow to projects that will provide the greatest return on investment.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to create real economic security by fighting the twin evils of massive income inequality and anemic economic growth.
Updated data from University of California, Berkeley, economist Emmanuel Saez illustrate how middle-class income growth is essential to promote healthy economic growth.
While high levels of student loan debt are troubling, they may reflect higher rates of postsecondary degree attainment in some states.
Cutting funding for the legislative branch makes Congress less competent and more reliant on special interests.
The House transportation appropriations bill would roll back essential safety regulations and cut core infrastructure programs, harming America’s competitiveness and mobility.
The Clean Power Plan and a carbon tax are complementary—not mutually exclusive.
Issue Brief As states and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau debate payday lending regulation, both economics and faith illustrate the need for effective consumer protections.
Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.
Issue Brief Amtrak is a valuable national asset that requires proper federal investment if it is to meet the country’s future transportation and economic development needs.
Authors Adam Hersh and Jennifer Erickson discuss new data showing the steep decline in entrepreneurship in the United States and recommend solutions to bring it back.
Charts Last month’s employment report serves as a reminder that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
Issue Brief Given the magnitude of the changes that privatizing the operation of air traffic controls would bring about—in aviation governance; industry taxation; and potentially, safety—proponents must be able to show that benefits will clearly exceed costs.