Employment numbers are improving, but only slightly. Millions of Americans remain out of work or underemployed as the economic recovery continues slowly. Brookings experts look at monthly jobs reports, examine ways to get Americans back to work, and recommend ideas to move the country back to prosperity and economic stability.
Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye - Labourers roll a log into a milling machine at a sawmill near an unreserved forest in Igede-Ekiti township, southwest Nigeria, August 18, 2014.
Blog Post | The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty
Helping solve Africa’s poverty puzzle
July 29, 2015, John Page
In the third blog of a four-part series highlighting themes from “The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty,” John Page explains how donor countries can boost employment and alleviate poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
U.S. Economic Performance
U.S. Metro Areas
July 28, 2015, John Page
July 27, 2015, Homi Kharas
July 24, 2015, Alan Berube
Opinion | Project Syndicate
July 23, 2015, Kemal Derviş
July 21, 2015, Martha Ross, Carolyn Gatz, John Ng, Richard Kazis and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka
July 13, 2015, Laura Ralston
July 10, 2015, Jenny Perlman Robinson and Mayyada Abu Jaber
July 7, 2015, Joanna Venator and Richard V. Reeves
Blog Post | Fortune Magazine
July 2, 2015, Harry J. Holzer
July 2, 2015, Jonathan Wright
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By 2044, people of color will account for a majority of the U.S. population. In this Brookings Essay, Jennifer Bradley examines efforts in U.S. metropolitan areas to prepare a more diverse workforce, with a particular focus on Minneapolis-St. Paul.
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