Tagged: growth

Energizing the Economy: White House Report Details Path to Sustainable Growth

Today, the White House released a report, “An All-of-the-Above Energy Strategy as a Path to Sustainable Economic Growth,” which discusses President Obama’s strategy for the domestic energy sector and the transformations that have taken place since the President took office. Meeting the challenges of climate change and securing sustainable cost...

Opportunity for All: The President’s FY2015 Budget Fact Sheet

The White House released a Fact Sheet on the President’s budget for fiscal year 2015, Opportunity for All: Building a 21st Century Infrastructure, which is a summary of the “roadmap for accelerating economic growth, expanding opportunity for all Americans, and ensuring fiscal responsibility.” The president plans to lean on bipartisan...

New Orleans Index at Eight: Measuring Greater New Orleans' Progress Toward Prosperity

The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center has released a report tracking the recovery of the New Orleans metro area eight years after Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures. The report, New Orleans Index at Eight: Measuring Greater New Orleans' Progress Toward Prosperity, "provides the most up-to-date data on New...

Economic Benefits of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System

The Executive Office of the President has released a report examining the Economic Benefits of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System. The report details “the range of benefits to the U.S. economy that would be realized from passage of commonsense immigration reform, and the high costs of inaction.” “Last month, the...

State of the Border Report: A Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S.-Mexico Border

A new report examining the state of the U.S.-Mexico border has been released by the Border Research Partnership, comprised of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, el Colegio de la Frontera Norte, and Arizona State University’s North American Center for Transborder Studies. The document, State of the Border Report: A Comprehensive...

What is the Cost of Failing to Invest in Infrastructure?

The report Failure to Act: The Impact of Current Infrastructure Investment on America’s Economic Future from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) “presents an overall picture of the economic opportunity associated with infrastructure investment and the cost of failing to fill the investment gap.” “ASCE finds that with an...

U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa

The White House recently released its Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa. This document outlines ways in which the United States will partner with sub-Saharan African countries in order to achieve four overarching objectives. These four goals are to: 1. Strengthen Democratic Institutions 2. Spur Economic Growth, Trade, and Investment 3. Advance...