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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.
News October 22, 2012

The uncomfortable truth about American wages

The stagnation of wages in recent years has many causes, but reflects a failure to invest enough in the skills and productivity of the American workforce, Hami…
Commentary April 26, 2012

The true costs of alternative energy sources: Are we unfairly penalizing natural gas?

Michael Greenstone testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on America's energy choices, and how social costs mask the true costs of some of our energy ch…
Commentary January 26, 2012

Testimony of Alan S. Blinder

Advisory Council member Alan S. Blinder testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on his views on the economy and budget.
Commentary November 16, 2011

Improving regulatory performance

Michael Greenstone testified before the Senate Budget Committee’s Task Force on Government Performance on how we can improve the government’s system of regulat…
July 15, 2011

Trends: Reduced earnings for men in America

Over the past 40 years, U.S. GDP per capita has more than doubled, but the median male in the 25-64 age group now earns 28 percent less. Drawing on previous wo…
Commentary July 27, 2010

The Importance of Research and Development (R&D) for US competitiveness and a clean energy future

Michael Greenstone testifies the need for expanded energy R&D investments to help combat our reliance on fossil fuels and promote our country’s future competit…
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