Daily Policy Digest

Economic Issues

How to Fix the Federal Housing Administration

The Federal Housing Administration needs at least a $50 billion to $100 billion capital infusion to put it on a sound financial footing...

Women and the Unequal Pay Myth

In a comparison of unmarried and childless men and women between the ages of 35 and 43, women earn more -- 108 cents on a man's dollar...

Modern Views on Mothers as Breadwinners

A record 40 percent of all households with children under the age of 18 include mothers who are either the sole or primary source of income for the family; the share was just 11 percent in 1960...

Defending the One Percent

Concern about income inequality, especially growth in incomes of the top 1 percent, cannot be founded primarily on concern about inefficiency and inequality of opportunity...

Regulation Evaluation Is Necessary to Avoid Negative Effects on Employment

Use of labor resources in less-than-optimal ways due to compliance with regulation results in a reduction in the level of productivity...

U.S. Teens Can't Find Jobs

Though the economy is rebounding, the teen unemployment rate has remained virtually unchanged over the past two years...

Will U.S. Taxpayers Need to Bailout the Federal Housing Administration?

More than 16 percent of Federal Housing Administration loans have been delinquent 30 days or more over the past two years; over 11 percent were delinquent 60 days or more...

Natural Disasters: How to Recover

While disaster recovery isn't a race, when rebuilding lags, residents become less likely to return...

Young Adults Missing out on Job Market's Slow Gains

In the 20-24 year old age group, the jobless rate was 13.2 percent, which is floating about where it's been stuck for over a year...

Free Trade, Free Markets: Rating the 112th Congress

The congressional trade agenda during the 112th Congress was largely reactionary to external events...


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