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Senior Fellow, Economic Policy
Managing Director, Inclusive Growth
Senior Fellow; Senior Adviser, American Worker Project
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Join the Center for American Progress as we celebrate 20 years of innovative policy solutions and look boldly forward to a progressive future.
Oct 25, 2023
Former Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) discusses the recent series of wins for unions across the country and what these changes mean for American workers.
Oct 7, 2023
Rep. Andy Levin
This fact sheet explores the size, demographics, and key features of the self-employed population in the United States.
Sep 21, 2023
Molly Weston Williamson
En una página de opinión en El Tiempo Latino, Gaby Blanco explica cómo las legislaciones económicas de la administración de Biden van a beneficiar a la comunidad latina en los Estados Unidos.
Sep 18, 2023
El Tiempo Latino
Tune in below to watch a discussion on the connection between raising the minimum wage and Black Women’s Equal Pay Day.
Jul 24, 2023
Rose Khattar, Jocelyn Frye, Edwith Theogene
A $15 minimum wage could benefit nearly 40 million workers and provide some of the lowest-wage workers with an average annual wage boost of about $6,000.
Jul 20, 2023
Rose Khattar, Sara Estep, Lily Roberts
The preschool years present a critical developmental period sensitive to changes in public health and social policy, for which robust investments in programs that support families can improve intergenerational outcomes.
Jun 29, 2023
Allie Schneider, Hailey Gibbs
The CFPB faces legal and political challenges amid instability in the banking system.
Apr 10, 2023
Lilith Fellowes-Granda, Crystal Weise
Jared C. Bass, senior director for Higher Education at the Center for American Progress, testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education on the importance of funding for the Office of Federal Student Aid.
Mar 28, 2023
Jared C. Bass
Using new data from the U.S. Census Bureau to examine the impacts of long COVID on the labor market, this report recommends that employers, unions, and policymakers create better workplaces for disabled workers and all workers.
Dec 21, 2022
Mia Ives-Rublee, Rose Khattar, Anona Neal
Unnecessary barriers make accessing basic supports extremely difficult for disabled people across the country.
Dec 5, 2022
Justin Schweitzer, Emily DiMatteo, Nick Buffie, 1 More
Mia Ives-Rublee discusses how the Supplemental Security Income program helped her overcome the structural barriers to employment and economic security that millions of disabled people experience and urges lawmakers to strengthen the program.
Oct 27, 2022
Rose Khattar and Lauren Hoffman discuss how, in addition to recent reforms such as the Inflation Reduction Act and the student loan relief plan, more measures are necessary to finally close the pay gap that continues to limit economic opportunity for many women.
Oct 11, 2022
Rose Khattar, Lauren Hoffman
Rich Americans face the lowest payroll tax rates and benefit from skewed income tax deductions, loopholes, and rate preferences.
Aug 30, 2022
A discussion with the National Partnership for Women & Families on improving the economic status of Black women and families.
Aug 15, 2022
Although Hispanic and Latino workers have high employment rates in the United States, labor market experiences differ substantially within this community, with Mexican, Guatemalan, Honduran, and Salvadoran Americans experiencing significant and intersecting gender and ethnic wage gaps.
Jul 18, 2022
Rose Khattar, Jessica Vela, Lorena Roque
Seth Hanlon testified before the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparities and Fairness in Growth on evaluating tax fairness.
Jun 23, 2022
the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth
Counting part-time and part-year workers in wage gap calculations is essential to painting the full picture of the gender wage gap.
May 24, 2022
Lauren Hoffman, Isabela Salas-Betsch
Rising economic inequality has pushed down Social Security’s revenues, but there are a few possible avenues to generating more revenue in order to preserve Social Security.
Mar 30, 2022
Jessica Vela, Nick Buffie
Join the Center for American Progress to discuss the complex and multifaceted costs women of all identities and experiences face in managing their households and to lift up the interventions from a variety of policy areas needed to improve women’s economic security in the long run.
Mar 29, 2022
Please join the Center for American Progress for a discussion on actions taken by the Biden administration to center racial equity in the federal government and the policies and path forward to bend the arc of racial justice toward equity in the years ahead.
Feb 17, 2022
The Build Back Better Act and the already enacted bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help reduce inflationary pressures in the coming years and lower costs on essentials such as prescription drugs, energy, child care, and housing.
Nov 16, 2021
Rose Khattar, Andres Vinelli, Christian E. Weller
Data indicate that disabled LGBTQI+ workers experience higher rates of barriers to obtaining and maintaining employment, resulting in difficulties in obtaining economic security.
Nov 3, 2021
Caroline Medina, Lindsay Mahowald, Thee Santos, 1 More
American Indian and Alaska Native women in the United States make just 60 cents for every dollar earned by their white male counterparts, and this wage gap forces too many of them and their families into poverty.
Oct 22, 2021
We pursue climate action that meets the crisis’s urgency, creates good-quality jobs, benefits disadvantaged communities, and restores U.S. credibility on the global stage.
We work to strengthen public health systems and improve health care coverage, access, and affordability.
Economic growth must be built on the foundation of a strong and secure middle class so that all Americans benefit from growth.
We apply a racial equity lens in developing and advancing policies that aim to root out entrenched systemic racism to ensure everyone has an opportunity to thrive.
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