Everybody liked the November jobs report, let’s hope the signs of wage growth are not a blip but the start of a new trend.
Issue Brief The greatest constraint on infrastructure investment is the public’s willingness to pay the taxes and fees necessary to service project debts. Public-private partnerships are an efficient way to transfer project development risk—though they cannot overcome the inherently political challenge of building public support for taxation.
The early reports of a possible deal on tax extenders show how Congress has abandoned the concepts of fairness and efficiency.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that the United States is a long way from attaining the healthy economy that Americans need.
Issue Brief This month’s economic data shows that it’s time for an economy that works for everyone and not just the wealthy few.
Conservative criticism of CAP’s recent report on the middle-class squeeze is factually inaccurate.
The economy continues to grow and add jobs at a healthy pace; unfortunately, the uptick in wages has yet to arrive.
Issue Brief Young people want to start businesses, but they face challenges.
A recent Delaware Supreme Court decision threatens to undermine shareholders’ abilities to bring private litigation against corrupt companies.
Charts Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
The third quarter’s GDP numbers show that the economy is returning to normal growth, but we may never make up what we lost.
Fact Sheet New data from the FDIC reaffirm that many families lack bank accounts or are otherwise underserved by the financial system.
Issue Brief Congress needs to play its part in building a postrecession economy for everyone and not just the wealthy few.
The housing industry and Congress need to address the massive disparities that persist in the housing market and the economy based on the color of one’s skin.