Category: Research & Analysis
AP Images This article is part of our series: Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. About the author: Ariel Kalil is a professor of public policy at the […]
AP Images This article is part of our series: Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. About the author: Lily L. Batchelder is a professor of law and public […]
The U.S. economy has undergone a structural transformation in recent decades. Large firms have shifted from doing many activities in-house to buying goods and services from a complex web of other companies. These outside suppliers...
The U.S. system of corporate taxation is in desperate need of reform. Observers note that both the high statutory rate (35 percent) and the purported “worldwide” nature of our system place the U.S. system out...
Overview Many workers in the United States are at the mercy of unpredictable scheduling practices, often facilitated by new technologies where computer algorithms create employee schedules based on projected consumer […]
Fifty years after the arrival of the contemporary women’s movement on the national stage, the U.S. workforce and the U.S. economy are the beneficiaries of the enormous strides in gender […]
The employment consequences of increasing the minimum wage in the United States continue to be a major subject of debate, but how researchers choose to estimate the effects of raising […]
Taxing capital is a key way to maintain and increase the progressivity in the U.S. tax system and raise the revenue needed to support government activities and investments that in turn will help ensure strong...
The employment effects of a much higher U.S. federal minimum wage: Lessons from other rich countries
Overview Not long ago, most U.S. economists agreed that a statutory minimum wage with any “bite”—any meaningful effect on wages at the bottom of the labor market—would cause job losses […]