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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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