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...
One Step Toward Fixing Our Broken Political System
by May 10, 2016
In Chicago’s cash-strapped environment, it’s understandable that long-term investments often take a backseat to fixing the urgent problems at hand. But for democracy to flourish...