Tag Archives: unemployment

COVID 19 and the US: What Lies Ahead

Way beyond the CARES Act, here are six concrete steps the U.S. federal government ought to mandate right now to protect people’s economic livelihood.

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COVID 19: Six Concrete Steps to Mandate Right Now

The actions needed to prevent the coronavirus crisis from turning into a financial disaster for the U.S.

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US: Massaging Unemployment Numbers

Many European countries would like to grow jobs at the same rate as the U.S. A look behind the official U.S. statistics.

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EU Unemployment Reinsurance: Olaf Scholz`s Trial Balloon

Establishing a European Unemployment Reinsurance Fund carries the risk that it might be used to circumvent unpopular national-level decisions on structural reforms.

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South Africa’s Xenophobia Problem

Once a haven for other Africans, the country’s economic crisis has soured public opinion on foreigners.

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South Africa’s Economic Troubles Continue

The Zuma era is finally over. What a mess he left behind.

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Iran Protests: The Young and the Jobless

Iran’s economy continues to struggle with not finding enough jobs for its young.

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Trump Supporters Have Good Reason to Be Mad

To men who have seen their economic opportunities fade, Trump sounds like he is making a good deal of sense.

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Five Big Challenges for the U.S. Economy

Prospects for U.S. jobs and wage gains are dimming.

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The U.S. Federal Reserve and Shared Prosperity

How do we get a U.S. Fed that works for Main Street, not Wall Street?

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