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June 14, 2024

Labor and Employment
Labor Unions Are Getting Stronger. What Does That Mean for the U.S. Economy?

Organized labor saw a historic resurgence in activity in 2023. Shifting U.S. trade policy under both Presidents Donald Trump and Joe Biden could continue to prioritize workers regardless of who wins …

August 22, 2023

United States
The Future of Dollar Hegemony

The United States has benefited from the dollar’s dominance of global markets for decades. Washington should be wary of squandering those benefits through political infighting and reckless policymaki…


December 2, 2022

United States
A Divided Congress May Still Get Things Done

The experience of the soon-to-be-concluded 117th Congress offers some hope for the next two years

U.S. President Joe Biden signs the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 15, 2021.

June 15, 2023

United States
The History and Future of the Federal Reserve’s 2 Percent Target Rate of Inflation

The Federal Reserve’s 2 percent target rate of inflation is not strictly empirically derived. Should it modify this target moving forward?

Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Jerome H. Powell participates in a panel during the Central Bank Symposium in Stockholm, Sweden.

August 22, 2022

United States
How to Boost Microfinance in the United States

There is a market for microfinance in the United States but a change in regulatory framework is needed for the sector to thrive.

Women sell items at a Grameen America open house at St. John's University in New York

February 25, 2022

United States
Stalling Progress on Global Minimum Tax

Momentum for the landmark global minimum tax agreement adopted last fall has stalled. Countries risk losing the best opportunity in decades at international corporate taxation reform if they do not p…

OECD's Ministerial Council Meeting, in Paris

November 23, 2021

Supply Chains
How to Fix Global Supply Chains for Good

Truck-driver shortages, “lean” inventories, and an overreliance on China plagued global supply chains long before the pandemic. Permanently addressing these and other issues will help the United Stat…

Containers are stacked at the Port of Long Beach, California, in November 2021.

December 13, 2021

Supply Chains
What Happened to Supply Chains in 2021?

Pandemic-related disruptions threw a wrench into global supply chains this year, causing shortages of goods. Here’s how it happened.