Although researchers in economics are increasingly cognizant that race and ethnicity are key determinants of economic outcomes, credibly assessing potential causes and identifying solutions is often complicated by the lack of high-quality data.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, political leaders in Washington, D.C. have voiced their enthusiastic commitment to support the country’s essential workers.
The pandemic has exacerbated the need for improvements in how we train and protect our workforce.
Observers of older workers’ economic conditions in the United States quickly encounter a paradox.
One key policy imperative in response to the aging of the U.S. population is to increase employment among older workers.
As the United States reels from the COVID-19 pandemic’s catastrophic economic damage, the tight labor markets from early 2020 seem like a distant memory.
Just over a year ago, The Hamilton Project released an economic analysis on private sector labor unions.