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Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 8:30 PM EDT
Independent analysts underscore that commonsense immigration reform is good for the budget, good for the solvency of Social Security, and good for economic growth.
Alan B. Krueger is the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors
Posted byon June 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
This week marks the 50th anniversary of National Small Business Week.
Posted byon June 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Using rock and roll industry as a example is one of the best ways to explain economics -- many of the forces that are buffeting the U.S. economy can be understood in the context of the music industry.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 4:45 PM EDT
Learn how you can get involved in President Obama's Youth Jobs+ initiative, a challenge issued by the President to increase employment opportunities for low-income or disconnected youth and decrease juvenile violence.
Posted byon June 11, 2013 at 1:45 PM EDT
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
On Monday, President Obama nominated Jason Furman to replace Alan Krueger as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Posted byon June 10, 2013 at 2:47 PM EDT
President Obama marks the anniversary of the Equal Pay Act -- and pushes for more action to close the gender wage gap.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 1:21 PM EDT
President Obama signs a Presidential Memorandum that will speed the modernization of the nation’s electric grid, by helping make electricity more reliable, save consumers money on their energy bills, and support homegrown American clean energy jobs and industries by making renewable energy easier to access across the country.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 9:30 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that private sector businesses added 178,000 jobs last month. Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 175,000 jobs in May. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for 39 straight months, and a total of 6.9 million jobs has been added over that period.
Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 6:10 PM EDT
Peter Platzer is being honored as a Champion of Change for his accomplishments as a crowdfunding pioneer.