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Economic Issues

Has the Affordable Care Act Increased Part-time Employment?

The Affordable Care Act could cause a shift towards part-time work in the future as the mandate takes effect...

Recent Expansion Weaker than Previously Thought

Revised figures from the Commerce Department show a weaker economic expansion than previously estimated...

Despite Improved Job Market, Millennials Stay with Family

More Millennials are living with their family now then during the great recession even though their job prospects have improved...

Renewable Energy: Lobby's Report More Fog Than Light

Three of the four drivers of higher electricity costs in North Carolina are because of renewable energy mandates...

The Remote Transactions Parity Act

The Remote Transactions Parity Act forces businesses to serve as government tax collectors...

Step on the Gas! How to Extend America's Energy Advantage

A surprising energy boom in the U.S. could save U.S. energy markets...

The Employment and Income Effects of Raising America's Minimum Wage to $12 and to $15 per Hour

Raising the minimum wage could hurt the lower class...

Unemployment among Young Adults: Exploring Employer-Led Solutions

Improving the employment status of young adults and helping employers meet workforce needs are complementary goals...

The Effect of the Strong Dollar on U.S. Growth

The recent strengthening of the U.S. dollar has raised concerns about its impact on U.S. GDP growth...

Longer Hours, Not Higher Wages, Have Driven Modest Earnings Growth

61 percent of the rise in annual earnings of middle-earning households was due to increasing annual hours and not increasing wages...


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