Upcoming 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 will co-host a public forum discussing the challenges of U.S. infrastructure financing and potential policy solutions.

New Analysis & Interactive

Profiles of Change: Employment, Earnings, & Occupations from 1990-2013

In a new interactive & economic analysis, The Hamilton Project takes a careful look at how work has changed for Americans since 1990. We compare employment, earnings, and occupation patterns for men and women with different levels of education.

Economic Analysis

Increasing Education: What it Will & Will Not Do for Earnings

How will improving education change earnings and inequality? Brad Hershbein, Melissa Kearney & Lawrence Summers clarify the different elements of this debate.

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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