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News April 5, 2024

Bloomberg: Worried about the labor market overheating? Relax.

“In remarks Wednesday, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said that healing supply chains and a jump in immigration helped explain why — at least in the recent past — gro…
Commentary April 5, 2024

Time: Immigration is powering the U.S. economy

"In future years, the vitality of the U.S. population and economy will hinge on immigration policy decisions made now."
News March 24, 2024

Bloomberg: Fed’s Powell ready to support job market, even if it means lingering inflation

“It’s 'about not wanting the unemployment rate to get momentum,’ said former Fed economist Wendy Edelberg, director of the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Pro…
News February 14, 2024

The Hill: Immigration cuts could dent US economy at crucial time, experts say

"‘The vast majority of population growth that we have in the U.S. right now is from immigration,’ Wendy Edelberg, director of The Hamilton Project and a senior…
News December 22, 2023

POLITICO: States slow to opt into permanent summer meals program

“A 2020 study from The Hamilton Project, an economic policy group within the Brookings Institution, found preliminary evidence that the program meaningfully re…
News November 14, 2023

Marketplace: House GOP threatens to defund office that studies, advocates for working women

“And the Women’s Bureau doesn’t just study those issues, noted economist Lauren Bauer with the Brookings Institution. ‘They actually do things to advance an ag…
Commentary November 14, 2023

Comments on “Modernizing H–2 program requirements, oversight, and worker protections” rule

A comment on “Modernizing H–2 Program Requirements, Oversight, and Worker Protections" suggests modifications and additions to the proposed rule.
News August 15, 2023

Associated Press: ‘Bidenomics’ delivered a once-in-generation investment. It shows the pros and cons of policymaking

“’We spent decades underinvesting,’ said Wendy Edelberg, a former chief economist at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office and now a senior fellow in eco…
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