Quarterly commentary on the advance estimate of the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ GDP report.
Balancing paychecks and public assistance: How higher wages would strengthen what government can do
| 5:00 am, February 3, 2016
Higher hourly wages for low- and middle-wage workers, achievable through a variety of labor-market policies, would unambiguously generate savings in government safety-net and income-support programs—savings that could be used to strengthen and expand anti-poverty programs or make critical public investments to boost productivity and grow the economy.
Posted on January 28, 2016 | 3:34 pm
States heavily reliant on the energy sector had a tough year, but most other states finished 2015 heading in the right direction
Posted on January 28, 2016 | 12:15 pm
Posted on January 28, 2016 | 9:00 am