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Candidates vying to be New York's next mayor joined the city's current three-term municipal chief at the CityLab summit Tuesday. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg introduced the two mayoral hopefuls to a...
Tags: CityLab, Education, economy, Walter Isaacson
Join Michael M. Kaiser, outgoing president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in conversation with Aspen Institute Arts Program Director Damian Woetzel on the state of the arts in...
Tags: Arts, kennedy center, Policy, economy, turnaraound, Damian Woetzel, Michael Kaiser
American manufacturing is at an inflection point. The industry is poised for a resurgence that will have profound implications for American innovation, economic growth, and employment. Close...
Tags: Manufacturing, Jobs, economy
As US spending approaches its debt ceiling, the country faces yet another possibility of the federal government shutting down. Over the past few months, the Aspen Institute has held several events...
Tags: economy
The US economy continues to add jobs at a modest, yet steady pace. While job creation is a positive sign that the economy is beginning to heal, job reports in the last few months show low-wage...
Tags: work, workers, cooperatives, ESOPs, corporations, Economic Opportunities Program, Jobs, economy, job quality, kassoy, fuller, dawson, kerr, depillis, b lab, integrated packaging corporation, PHI, WSI
In the United States today, roughly 25 million workers, over 16 percent of all workers, are foreign-born. Immigrant workers contribute skills, knowledge and labor to the U.S. economy through...
Tags: Immigration, immigrant, worker, economy, work, skills, Workforce, jobs labor, low wage, afl-cio, ana avendano, charlene dukes, prince george's, Community College, audrey singer, brookings, gustavo torres, casa de maryland, working in america, reinventing
Surrounded by political uncertainty, the Egyptian economy has experienced a sharp decline over the past two years. While the Egyptian government struggles to maintain macroeconomic stability and...
Tags: Egypt, economy, Middle East, private sector, economic statecraft
Roundtable featuring Former World Bank President Robert Zoellick in conversation with the Peterson Institute for International Economic's Steven Weisman. The Washington Ideas Roundtable Series is...
Tags: economy, International economics
Today, roughly four million Americans earn wages at or below the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. For a family of four, this wage falls beneath the poverty line. As President Obama recently...
Tags: economy, low wage, work
The renaissance in U.S. energy production in recent years, especially in natural gas, provides a strong wind at the back of the U.S. manufacturing sector. Citigroup estimates that 1.1 million jobs...
Tags: Manufacturing, Energy, gas, fuel, production, Environment, economy

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