While racial gaps in the U.S. income cost are old news, revitalized versions of these statistics are no less significant for the nation’s economic recovery.
Fact Sheet This fact sheet provides state-by-state examples of the financial cost of choosing between a career and full-time caregiving.
Issue Brief The how and why behind CAP’s child care cost calculator, which helps determine the financial cost of choosing between full-time work and full-time care.
Report Community land trusts can help lower-income families safely bridge the gap between rental housing and traditional homeownership, with the potential to challenge the conventional housing market and enhance neighborhood stability.
Fact Sheet A new proposal would update unemployment insurance and establish a Jobseeker’s Allowance. Its recommendations would strengthen the nation’s workforce development system, protect families from unemployment, and fortify the American economy against the next recession.
Protecting the health and livelihoods of Puerto Ricans requires immediate action.
Report Better disclosure of human capital investments would be a win for investors, managers, and workers.
Evidence-based policymaking should not become a buzzword to justify cuts to programs for struggling families.
Charts Labor market improvements should not make a rate hike a foregone conclusion.
Charts The economy is showing consistent job growth with wages still lagging.
Labor market frictions exacerbate lower pay for women.
Issue Brief Rapid advances in technology, including mobile applications that facilitate ridesharing, are transforming surface transportation with the potential to expand transit ridership, social equity, and access to opportunity.
Issue Brief Economic research shows how cutting health care, environmental, and nutrition programs means unhealthy children today and a less productive workforce tomorrow.