Issue Brief The Northern Beltline in Birmingham, Alabama, is a costly and unnecessary project that highlights the lack of accountability with federal transportation funds.
A nonshallow dive into the labor market indicators pool shows a healthy economy with plenty of room to grow.
Congress should not use a budget deal to roll back financial reforms that protect consumers and the broader economy.
Issue Brief Public policies that support middle-class families can strengthen the economic recovery.
Report Policymakers should pursue a number of steps at the federal and state levels to make existing savings incentives more effective and address the retirement crisis.
Here are six charts on the economy six years after the Great Recession.
Issue Brief Women have been central to Iowa’s economic growth, and more must be done to support women’s labor force participation.
The bipartisan budget agreement delivers economic stability and a respite from unnecessary fiscal crises, but lawmakers still must address several lingering issues.
Report The negative equity crisis has tended to be concentrated in certain areas of the country, and several counties are still struggling. Policymakers should support concrete steps to help counties that are still far from a full recovery.
Interactive The negative equity crisis is a dynamic phenomenon that varies in magnitude and impact over time across different geographic areas.
Policymakers have the tools to address the Puerto Rican debt crisis, Puerto Rico just needs to be allowed to use them.
Issue Brief Middle-class Americans face a growing retirement crisis. Existing savings incentives have not been enough to address this problem because of a number of associated inefficiencies.
Report Addressing risk factors involved in employee ownership will ensure that more workers can benefit from its positive effects.