The economic evidence behind 10 policies in the Build Back Better Act

Overview The U.S. House of Representatives late last week passed a key plank of President Joe…

How the College Gender Gap Might Change the Economy

Women have also edged ahead in prestigious programs like medicine, law, and masters and doctoral degrees.…

U.S. disability programs provide valuable benefits to low-income recipients across a range of health conditions

The three components of the U.S. social insurance system serve retirees and those recipients facing challenging…

Build Back Better May Not Have Passed a Decade Ago

“Look at the millennials in my district, who can’t afford a house, who can’t afford to…

The importance of neighborhoods and intergenerational economic inequality in the United States

Many neighborhoods and communities across the United States are shaped by pervasive economic inequality spanning multiple…

Opinion | What We See in the Shameful Trends on U.S. Maternal Health

Compared with its peers, the United States’ trajectory in maternal health has been shameful. Solving this…

Wage bargaining is an important, yet unavailable, tool for many U.S. workers to increase their incomes

Understanding the various ways in which wages are set in the U.S. economy is crucial to…

Opinion | Liberal Hypocrisy Is Fueling Inequality

It’s easy to blame the other side. And for many Democrats, it’s obvious that Republicans are…

JOLTS Day Graphs: September 2021 Edition

Every month the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data on hiring, firing, and other labor…

Opinion | What ‘Structural Racism’ Really Means

Put differently, to the extent that Cox had a single problem with the caste analysis of…

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