Full employment used to be the explicit goal of economic policy in most of the industrialized world. And some countries even achieved it.
Today, faced with its greatest unemployment challenge since the Great Depression, the United States should put full employment back on the agenda.
We need a more inclusive labor market, not a government jobs program. (Wed., Jan. 19)
Focus on institutional funding, planning, and executionan infrastructure bank.
(Thurs., Jan. 20)
64 percent of Americans have little or no confidence in the governments ability to solve any problem. (Mon., Jan. 24)
Asked if employees wages rise with productivity, a mid-size business owner answered, I Make it. I take it.
(Mon., Jan. 24)
Job creation is less difficult than Pollin would have us believe. (Tues., Jan. 25)
Good outcomes dont require full employment. (Tues., Jan. 25)
Full employment may be even more needed and possible in developing countries. (Wed., Jan. 26)
Is full employment the right goal for a progressive agenda? (Wed., Jan. 26)
We can begin to pursue the long-term agenda in a manner that addresses short-term needs. (Thurs., Jan. 27)