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CED Welcomes Debt-limit Compromise

July 18, 2011

The compromise plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling - approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate through negotiations with President Obama and his Administration - avoids...

Jobless Recovery Is Not The Problem

June 29, 2011

The concerns about a jobless recovery are fully understandable but do not get to the heart of the problem. Of course we should help the part of the workforce that...

Whither Health Care Reform

June 10, 2011

After watching the efforts to reform U.S. health care over the past 5 years, I have concluded that health care reform will have to proceed from the bottom up and...

Bridging the Divide

March 15, 2011

As part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual meeting, CED Senior Vice President and lead economist Joe Minarik took part in a panel discussion on...

Jukebox Justice: American Judges for Sale

February 28, 2011

Can American state judges be bought, legally? The answer to that question is not entirely clear. The fact that the answer is not a resounding "no" is a serious problem...

U.S. Debt Crisis Needs Large Table, Locked Room

February 10, 2011

The national campaign against the burgeoning federal debt lacks leadership. Not the kind of leader who rides in on a white horse, brandishing the perfect plan. There’s another...