Strengthening the Early Childhood Workforce to Assure High-Quality Early Education
by Titilayo Tinubu Ali August 12, 2016
There is broad agreement among researchers across a wide range of disciplines— economists, neuroscientists, program evaluators, and geneticists—that early education can give children a powerful start...
CEO’s Advice to the Next President on How To Fix Health Care
by Steve Odland August 05, 2016
Whatever happens in the November elections, the cost of health care will soon rise to the top of challenges facing the new president and Congress. On the Affordable...
The Economic Impact of Early Exposure to STEM Education
by June 21, 2016
As the US continues to recover from the recession, optimism is rising about the health of our economy. A key factor people often turn to in evaluating economic health is...
Monthly Member Update Call: What Works in Federal Workforce Development
by Monica Herk June 15, 2016
On June 15th, CED’s Vice President of Education Research, Monica Herk, gave a presentation on federally funded workforce development programs. View the full presentation here.
Turning "Cool" Into Productive: Leveraging Innovation to Achieve (Macro) Economic Growth
by Diane Lim June 14, 2016
Economists have been puzzling over the simultaneity of, on the one hand, obviously amazing, useful advances in digital technologies and products that we all value highly at a personal level,...
Is More Choice Always Better?
by June 07, 2016
In economics, it is generally assumed that humans are perfectly rational actors – when presented with perfect information about an array of options, humans will make the logical decision, based...