by Jeff Spross Posted on November 12, 2014
Because the economy is running below capacity, meeting the deal's requirements could actually mean employing workers and capital that would otherwise be lying idle.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 7, 2014
Analysts had expected 235,000 jobs to be added.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 3, 2014
Analysts had expected 215,000 jobs to be added.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 2, 2014
The health benefits of the reduced power plant pollution would result in 3,500 fewer premature deaths, 1,000 fewer hospital visits, and 220 fewer heart attacks every year.
by Igor Volsky Posted on September 19, 2014
"If you wanted something you worked for it," Boehner said, adding, "Trust me, I did it all."
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 18, 2014
How urban farming can increase jobs, health, sustainability and happiness for low-income communities in cities across the country.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 11, 2014
Standard economic modeling tends to be biased against emission cuts because they assume markets are already efficient. A more realistic analysis from Britain says otherwise.
by Katie Valentine Posted on September 2, 2014
"You can do what’s right for the environment and what’s right for the economy at the same time."
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 21, 2014
The trend is troubling, given that low-wage jobs have seen the strongest growth.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 12, 2014
Sectors that pay well have bled jobs while those adding them don't pay workers enough to live on.