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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…

Can the Internet of Everything bring back the High-Growth Economy?

The United States and the other major advanced economies are currently stuck in a seemingly endless twilight of slow growth. The numbers are ugly: The…

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The Fiscal Times: College Grads Are Elbowing Aside Less Educated for Jobs

Eric Painin, writing for The Fiscal Times, featured recent work by Diana Carew, an economist for PPI, on recent graduates and their struggle to find…

Will GOP Stiff Jobless?

STATEMENT BY WILL MARSHALL: Today, Will Marshall, President of the Progressive Policy Institute, issued the following statement on legislation proposed in the Senate to extend…

PPI Releases New Report on U.S. Energy, Motor Vehicles Attracting Foreign Investors

U.S. Energy, Motor Vehicles Attracting Foreign Investors WASHINGTON — Seeking to capitalize on America’s shale gas boom, foreign companies are making major investments in the…

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Mandel Speaks at All Things Connected Washington Post event

Michael Mandel, chief economic strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, described the Internet of Things as the “extension of the Internet to the physical world….

Where Government is Working

With the federal government in gridlock, cities step into the breach. Welcome to New Orleans, city of the future. Wait, New Orleans? The decadent old…

College – Worth it or worth less?

College has never been worth so much – or so little. New research from the Pew Center shows the wage gap between those with a…

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