Using inflation-adjusted numbers, we indexed each component of GDP to 4Q07 levels, beginning with a value of 100 for each. We graphically display the results below, followed by some commentary.
Barry Z. Cynamon and Steven M. Fazzari are exploring how the massive debt which led to the Great Recession, the spending collapse that followed, and the stagnation that persists are all linked to income inequality. In this interview, they discuss what their findings mean for America.
A new GOP majority will be looking for creative policy proposals to differentiate themselves from President Obama. After years of being called a "do ...
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So while the Republicans clearly had an advantage in the 2014 midterm elections Democrats might still have won a few more sets, or actual seats, if only the current batch of Unreliable Voters hadn't in fact been so darn "unreliable" and instead had come out and voted their self-interests all the way through the ballot.
Providing insight and tools to both employers and veterans can help to re-shape the way they think about military skills and help them to better understand all of the qualifications a transitioning service member/veteran processes.
We have moved towards an economy that can simultaneously benefit some enormously and destroy unusually large numbers of others.
No one should be surprised that the American people are economically insecure and anxious. Seven in 10 voters said the nation's economy is in bad shape. Voters who said the economy was important to them voted 2 to 1 for Republicans.
The successful transition of injured veterans into satisfying civilian employment provides an invaluable opportunity for our country to continue benefiting from the dedication, talent and leadership of its bravest young people.
Job creation in October marked the ninth straight month the economy has added 200,000 jobs or more, a feat last accomplished in 1994. The U.S. has created some 2.3 million jobs this year and is on track for the biggest gain in almost a decade.
Hiring a wounded warrior can be one of smartest business decisions a company can make. A veteran's commitment to getting the job done and his or her discipline in the workforce is unsurpassed.
At a gathering of 14 divided cities from Baghdad to Sarajevo to Kaduna, Nigeria, one consistent theme emerged: rising youth unemployment. Each of the delegations agreed that addressing this issue is the most important challenge for any city struggling to shift away from conflict.
The job market is slowly but steadily moving towards full employment, but there's still considerable slack. If we want to see real wages going up across the wage scale -- not just at the top, but at the bottom as well -- we're going to need to not only get to full employment, but to stay there.
I've argued for some time that the process of deleveraging has yet to run its course. The aggregate level of debt in our economy currently stands at a record high, even though many pundits continue to say that debt levels are much more manageable now as compared to the pre-crisis days.
LBL would like to say that her years of jobs during high school and college would have prepared her for careers in both teaching and real estate. She isn't sure that is the case, other than perhaps having chosen those professions because neither involved eating fast food nor changing their diapers.
What do you do when you graduate college? For a while, I though the answer was wait for something to happen. Studying for the LSAT, a test I never wanted to take for a profession I never wanted to practice, was my way of remaining stagnant while giving the impression of movement.