The Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) introduces its quarterly newsletter! Continue reading “ILEPI Introduces Quarterly Newsletter!”
Indiana is well-positioned to improve its transportation infrastructure. Providing further investment in the network would support business growth and a thriving economy. Continue reading “HB 1002: Investing in Indiana’s Future”
A new report finds that union decline has resulted in economic redistribution from workers to owners.
The Brookings Institution and the Wilson Center entertainingly show that repealing the Davis-Bacon Act would not save taxpayer dollars.
The Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) offers suggestions for the Grammy Award-winning artist’s policy platform.
Episode 10 of the For A Living Podcast is now available on Soundcloud and on iTunes. Continue reading “Podcast: 10 Ways Unions Benefit the Economy”
Illinois needs to revamp its system of funding public education. Continue reading “7 Alternative Ways to Fund K-12 Education in Illinois”
Professor Robert Bruno, Professor Emily E. LB Twarog, and Frank Manzo IV discuss state and local initiatives to support workers. Topics include the minimum wage, paid sick time, paid safe time, fair scheduling laws, prevailing wage laws, responsible bidder ordinances, local hire ordinances, and other policies. Continue reading “Podcast: All Policy Is Local”
What are the causes of high African-American unemployment, particularly in Illinois? What policies and economic phenomena make a statistical impact on reducing unemployment among African Americans? Continue reading “Podcast: Reducing African-American Unemployment”
A new report from the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks to understand causes of high African-American unemployment and provide solutions that have proven track records.
A new study finds that public school teachers in Illinois are highly skilled and are compensated accordingly through competitive salaries. Continue reading “Illinois Teachers are Not Overpaid”
Episode 7 of the For A Living Podcast is now available on SoundCloud and on iTunes. Continue reading “Podcast: The “What If?” Episode”