Recent Event

Financing 21st Century Infrastructure in the United States

On May 11, as part of Infrastructure Week, The Hamilton Project and Building America’s Future co-hosted a public forum discussing the challenges of U.S. infrastructure financing and potential policy solutions.

New Discussion Paper

Financing U.S. Transportation Infrastructure in the 21st Century

New Hamilton Project paper on “Financing 21st Century Infrastructure in the United States” by Roger Altman, Alan Krueger, and Aaron Klein proposes a multi-pronged approach to increase investment in the nation’s infrastructure.

Updated Jobs Gap Chart

Evolution of the Jobs Gap and Possible Scenarios for Growth

THP explores the nation’s “jobs gap,” or the number of jobs needed to return to pre-recession employment levels. As of the end of April 2015, our nation faces a jobs gap of 3.9 million jobs.

Recent Event

Expanding Employment Opportunities

On March 11, THP hosted a forum focused on expanding employment opportunities. Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks. Panelists focused on reforming occupational licensing, strengthening unemployment insurance, and more.

Analysis & Interactive

Major Decisions: Graduates' Earnings Growth and Debt Repayment

In an interactive feature & analysis, THP explores how the current student loan repayment system can create a heavy burden for recent graduates in some majors by requiring payments in the beginning of their careers when their earnings are low.

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