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June 13, 2014

Fighting Poverty Needs to be a National Policy Priority

Ben Harris
A new Hamilton Project blog post provides an overview of the poverty crisis facing America, and the implications of poverty for America’s economic and social w…
Commentary April 30, 2014

The First Step to Cutting the Red Tape: Better Analysis

Hamilton Project Advisory Council member Michael Greenstone testified before the Joint Economic Committee, focusing on how to design a regulatory structure tha…
March 26, 2014

A New Approach to Making Work Pay

Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray introduced the "21st Century Worker Tax Cut Act" to establish a new deduction for married couples who are both …
February 18, 2014

The (Fixable) Problem with Pay It Forward

Susan M. Dynarski
Economist Sue Dynarski explores the "Pay It forward" student lending system and suggests ways to make it a more successful system for student loan repayment.
Commentary January 16, 2014

Testimony of Melissa S. Kearney

The Hamilton Project Director, Melissa S. Kearney testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on income inequality in the United States.
Commentary July 31, 2013

Testimony of Laura D’Andrea Tyson

Hamilton Project Advisory Council member Laura D'Andrea Tyson testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on corporate tax reform.
Commentary June 25, 2013

Testimony of Michael Greenstone

Michael Greenstone testifies before the Joint Economic Committee about strategies to improve the government’s regulatory system.
Commentary May 22, 2013

Testimony of Adam Looney

Adam Looney testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on the role of tax reform in supporting broad-based economic growth and fiscal responsibility.
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