Issue Brief The banking industry’s claims that policymakers must roll back financial reform to help small banks do not stand up to scrutiny.
Easy-to-understand fee disclosures can help those saving for retirement make better-informed decisions.
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.
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.
Paid family leave is working for new fathers in California, and it is time for the rest of the nation to catch up.
New long-term Medicare spending projections from the Congressional Budget Office are dramatically lower than similar projections from 2005.
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.