off the charts

You are here

Posts on Full Employment
June 15, 2015

In a new paper for our Full Employment Project, economist Josh Bivens argues that the Federal Reserve should set a wage-growth target to inform its decisions about interest rates.

The Fed’s dual mandate...

Man Sitting on Sidewalk
Ben Spielberg

Research Associate
Project Manager, Full Employment

April 27, 2015

While the economy still has many uniquely positive attributes, something is fundamentally wrong: we can no longer count on economic growth to deliver broadly shared prosperity.  My new book, The Reconnection Agenda, presents a robust agenda to reunite growth with real improvements in low-...

Full Employment - Manufacturing
March 30, 2015

The Full Employment Project hosted an event featuring a keynote speech by former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke and a discussion of leading economists about policies that can help restore and maintain full employment.