On September 28, The Hamilton Project hosted an event that examined the role for a modernized industrial policy that addresses ongoing and emerging challenges.
On April 27 and 28, experts examined the economic policy response to COVID-19 and identified lessons for future recessions. Catch up with the recording.
On March 10, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution hosted a forum exploring ways to lower health care costs through competition, regulations and reduced administrative expenses.
On May 16, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth co-convened a forum to explore policy options to reduce the impact of the next recession.
On March 15, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution hosted a forum exploring reforms to monetary sanctions, including bail, fines, fees, and forfeitures.
On January 31, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution hosted a forum exploring how to improve public policy outcomes at the state and local level.
On December 6, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution hosted a forum to explore the considerations that motivate employment support proposals and the merits of different approaches. It also examined the challenges and barriers facing low-wage workers who continue to find themselves either on the margins of the labor force or out of the labor force altogether.
On June 13, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution will host a forum to explore the most effective policy options to foster a more dynamic and competitive economy.
On April 25, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution and the George W. Bush Institute co-hosted a forum to explore whether broadening the scope of school accountability under the Every Student Succeeds Act would spur states and schools toward improving school quality and student achievement.
One simple question—Are wages rising?—is as central to the health of our democracy as it is to the health of our economy. For the last few decades, the U.S. economy has experienced real wage stagnation. On February 28, The Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution hosted a forum to explore the most effective policy options to revitalize wage growth.
On September 26, The Hamilton Project at Brookings hosted a forum on wage growth in The United States. The forum explored several key questions, including: What can and should be done to promote the economic growth that will lead to higher earnings for more American workers? How do we ensure that these gains are broadly shared, resulting in robust wage growth for as many workers as possible? In conjunction with this event, The Hamilton Project released a new framing paper exploring wage trends and their underlying economic determinants that underlie them.
Despite an expected shift in energy and environmental priorities in the coming years, several key challenges present clear opportunities for bipartisan cooperation. On March 27, The Hamilton Project and the Energy Policy Institute at University of Chicago (EPIC) co-hosted a forum exploring opportunities for progress on energy and climate policy. The forum included a series of roundtable discussions, with a focus on two Hamilton Project policy proposals on fuel economy regulation and enhancing urban resilience to new climate risk.