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John Schmitt, Equitable Growth’s research director, talks to Sandra Black about her experience as a member of former President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, her transition from academia to the policymaking world, and what...
The following is an excerpt from chapter five of After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality, entitled “A Political Economy Take on W/Y” by Suresh Naidu: In her “Open […]
The federal minimum wage today stands at $7.25 per hour, unchanged since 2009 despite rising prices and rising nominal wages for other workers. Indeed, the purchasing power of the minimum […]
The following is an excerpt from After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality, edited by J. Bradford DeLong, Heather Boushey, and Marshall Steinbaum and published by Harvard University Press: […]
In this installment, Equitable Growth’s Executive Director and Chief Economist Heather Boushey talks to Brad DeLong of the University of California, Berkeley and Marshall Steinbaum of the Roosevelt Institute, her fellow editors of the soon-to-be-released...
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President Donald Trump’s budget for fiscal year 2018 beginning October 1 and released this past Tuesday contains some potentially bad news for the state of education in the United States. […]
Haley Byrd: CBO on Health Care Bill: Sick People Could Face Higher Premiums and Even Be Priced Out of the Market: “Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)… hadn’t read the […]
Must-Read: Haley Byrd: CBO on Health Care Bill: Sick People Could Face Higher Premiums and Even Be Priced Out of the Market
Must-Read: Crocodile tears from House Republican Tea Party Caucus Chair Mark Meadows: Haley Byrd: CBO on Health Care Bill: Sick People Could Face Higher Premiums and Even Be Priced Out […]
Must-Read: Martin Wolf: Conservatism Buries Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher: “Trump… has ended up with “pluto-populism”—policies that benefit plutocrats, justified by populist rhetoric… https://www.ft.com/content/970bbdcc-3f1e-11e7-82b6-896b95f30f58 …slash taxes on the rich, at […]
People are telling me that my headnote to Coursera CEO and ex-Yale President Rick Levin’s Clark Kerr lecture the other night was too cryptic. So here is a—greatly expanded—version of […]