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News February 1, 2022

The Washington Post: Same-gender female couples make $30,000 less a year than their male counterparts

"The research, undertaken by the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project, an economic-focused policy think tank, found an income gap of nearly $30,000 between…
News January 21, 2022

Axios: Women in same-gender partnerships face a double pay gap

"A new analysis from The Hamilton Project, a policy think tank at The Brookings Institution, offers new info, delving into five years of Census data on same-ge…
News January 8, 2022

The Washington Post: ‘I’m barely clinging onto work’: Exhausted parents face another wave of school shutdowns

"'This round of potential school closures is hitting at a very different point than prior in the pandemic,' said Lauren Bauer, an economic studies fellow at th…
News December 15, 2021

Associated Press: COVID-expanded child tax credit benefit nears lapse

"Robert Greenstein, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, compared the child tax credit to America’s signature safety net programs — Social Security,…
News November 23, 2021

NBC News: Higher food costs make the math even harder for Americans on food stamps

"'The question is really what’s going to happen in the interim between now and the next annual inflation adjustment,' said Lauren Bauer, a fellow in economic s…
News November 11, 2021

The New York Times: Dream of buying a home gets harder for single mothers

"Just before the pandemic, in January 2020, 81 percent of single mothers were participating in the labor force, meaning they were working or looking for work, …
Commentary November 8, 2021

Smart fiscal policies for a better future

As part of a Peterson Foundation initiative, Wendy Edelberg outlines ways to strengthen the social insurance system.
Commentary October 6, 2021

Wendy Edelberg testifies on raising revenue to invest in shared prosperity

Wendy Edelberg discusses the effects of the tax provisions being considered in the reconciliation package by Congress in response to the economic impacts of th…
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