Upcoming Event

Economic & Social Effects of Crime & Mass Incarceration

May 1st forum on The Economic and Social Effects of Crime and Mass Incarceration in the United States. Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) & Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) will join the forum to discuss the Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014.

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New Jobs Gap Chart

March 2014 Jobs Gap Numbers

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 March 2014, our nation faces a jobs gap of 7.4 million jobs. Updated state-by-state numbers are also available.

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New Discussion Paper

Unlocking Spectrum Value

In a new Hamilton Project paper, J. Pierre de Vries and Philip J. Weiser propose further reforms to move spectrum regulation away from its “command-and-control” regime to allow for a more-efficient allocation of spectrum resources.

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New Forum

Wireless Spectrum and the Future of Technology Innovation

On March 24th, The Hamilton Project hosted a forum addressing key challenges with the allocation and regulation of wireless spectrum.

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Hamilton Project Paper

Giving Secondary Earners a Tax Break

In this discussion paper, Melissa Kearney and Lesley Turner propose a secondary earner tax deduction that would help make work pay for dual-earner families.

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About Us

The Hamilton Project offers a strategic vision and produces innovative policy proposals on how to create a growing economy that benefits more Americans.

The Project’s strategy reflects a judgment that long-term prosperity is best achieved by fostering economic growth and broad participation in that growth, by enhancing individual economic security, and by embracing a role for effective government in making needed public investments.

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