Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on successes of past progressive policies by implementing policies that raise wages and boost productivity growth.
In a never-ending quest to shrink government, conservatives continue to advance specious arguments that are harmful to federal funding for public transportation.
Issue Brief Rising earnings inequality, which has led to an upward redistribution of income, has taken a significant toll on Social Security’s financial outlook.
January’s strong employment release report had only positive news, and that should be a good thing, right? That depends on how the Fed responds, which could turn good news into bad news.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
With U.S. GDP growth so dependent on consumer spending, there is reason for concern, despite positive numbers.
Issue Brief Americans are still waiting for an economy that works for everyone, rather than a lucky few.
Expanding the Military Lending Act would better protect service members from becoming trapped in a cycle of debt and risking their security clearances.
The U.S. economy has added 11.2 million private-sector jobs in the expansion since February 2010, but wages are still going nowhere.
Bank regulators’ efforts to update the Community Reinvestment Act reflect changes in the financial marketplace and are valuable first steps toward broader reforms.
By expanding its supervision to include nonbank car loans and leases, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed rule will protect millions of consumers.