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International experts from industry, academia, the financial community, and government share lessons learned from their efforts to objectively measure housing risk.

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On the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and a panel of experts in financial regulation explain the need for reform.

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Are Americans prepared for retirement? Join us as we discuss how to ensure that everyone in our country is able to enjoy a secure retirement.

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Benefit cliffs – steep drops in means-tested benefits when income crosses a certain eligibility threshold – send the wrong message about work and likely decrease work effort.

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President Obama’s recently proposed overtime provisions are not likely to be beneficial for workers.

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Prime-age employment has yet to recover fully from the Great Recession. Years later, much work remains to be done.

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Although government statistics show homelessness declining, Corinth’s new study argues we should be skeptical of the official reports and look closer at the underlying challenge.

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This year is shaping up to be yet another one where real GDP growth doesn’t even hit 3%. roughly the four-decade average before the Great Recession). Can we fix that.

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The Greek economy is again nosediving as a result of its closed banks and heightened political uncertainty. This is not the time for Greece to engage in a frivolous referendum.

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Senior Fellow Kevin Hassett discusses the June jobs report as well as the building momentum of the United States economy.

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Nothing in the June jobs report to suggest any approaching US economic acceleration or surging inflation — or reason for the Fed to raise interest rates.

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stands as she is introduced at the Virginia Democratic Party's annual Jefferson-Jackson party fundraising dinner at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, June 26, 2015.  Reuters

Professor Anne Krueger of Johns Hopkins has produced a fascinating – and overall negative – assessment of Hillary Clinton’s economic platform.

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We shouldn’t have to adjudicate 21st-century smartphone disputes with 1930s-era legislation

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