This week in the Washington Post, Stanford Provost John Etchemendy and Vivek Wadhwa explored some common misconceptions about student debt. Etchemendy and Wadhwa highlighted data from The Hamilton Project’s “Is Starting College and Not Finishing Really That Bad?” on the return to college compared with other investments.
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A Washington Post editorial this week discussed the need to reform the Social Security Disability Insurance program and highlighted a recent Hamilton Project paper, “Supporting Work: A Proposal for Modernizing the U.S. Disability Insurance System,” in which David Autor and Mark Duggan discuss how the SSDI program has failed to support the ongoing employment and economic self-sufficiency of workers with disabilities, leading to declining employment of Americans with disabilities and a rapid growth in program expenditures.
In her latest “Economix” piece, Advisory Council member Laura D’Andrea Tyson discussed job quality in the current labor market.
This week in the Baltimore Sun, Jamie Smith Hopkins discussed The Hamilton Project’s state-by-state jobs gap with former Hamilton Project Director Michael Greenstone.
KSHB's Syed Shabbir cited data from the Hamilton Project’s jobs gap calculator.
Fortune's Nin-Hai Tseng highlights findings from The Hamilton Project's recent employment analysis, "The Lasting Effects of the Great Recession: Six Million Missing Workers and A New Economic Normal."
In a recent blog post for Black Enterprise, Janell Hazelwood cited data from a Hamilton Project employment analysis, “The Marriage Gap: The Impact of Economic and Technological Change on Marriage Rates,” that show marriage rates have increased for top female earners, while they declined for women in lower-income women.
In a recent article social mobility in the U.S., Jennifer Wadsworth discussed data on the effects of a child’s family income from The Hamilton Project’s recent policy memo, “Thirteen Economic Facts About Social Mobility and the Role of Education.”
Wall Street Cheat Sheet’s Meghan Foley cited data from the Hamilton Project’s jobs gap calculator.
Seattle Times’ Jon Talton cited data from the Hamilton Project’s jobs gap calculator.
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