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U.S. Investment Heroes of 2014: Investing at Home in a Connected World

In this era of globalization, goods, services, money, people, and data all cross national borders with ease. Indeed, connectedness to the rest of the world…

Young Americans: Is Recovery Coming?

Young Americans – the 80 million Americans age 16-34 – have had a rough recession and an almost non-existent recovery. This is reinforced by the…

Student Debt: The FAQs on Pay As You Earn (PAYE)

In August 2013, President Obama announced a major drive to increase enrollment in “Pay As You Earn” (PAYE), a federal student loan repayment option based…

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CS Monitor: Whither summer jobs? They’re coming back, but the road is long, experts say.

Diana Carew, PPI economist and director of the Younger American Prosperity Project, was quoted on youth unemployment in The CS Monitor. “You see overall progress,”…

Startup Smart: Australian mobile app market booming as tech job growth outpaces the US and UK

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Dr. Michael Mandel was quoted today in the Australian publication Startup Smart’s article, “Australian mobile app market booming as tech job…

Australian Financial Review: App industry growth picks up mining slack

PPI’s Chief Economic Strategist Dr. Michael Mandel was quoted in an article from the Australian Financial Review this morning. Breaking down Mandel’s recent paper, “Jobs in…

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Surprising New Data on Young College Graduates

Despite falling unemployment and a recovering labor market, young college graduates continue to struggle in today’s economy. Analysis of new data reveals the real wages…

The Great Squeeze Continues to Hit Young People

The latest jobs numbers, along with new research from the Federal Reserve and Brookings, reaffirms what I’ve been writing for some time: the Great Squeeze…

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Apr
15
Mandel to Speak at National Urban League Event
121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC
Sep
27
Carew to Discuss Student Debt at NCHER Conference
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC
May
2
Manufacturing in the Age of the App Economy
The Mayflower Hotel, Washington