On Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

Facebook Post It's popular wisdom that the enhanced unemployment benefits under COVID relief are inhibiting economic recovery. As the thinking goes, people are lazy and choosing not to work because they make more per month from their unemployment insurance. There's some evidence that enhanced benefits are actually not stopping people from seeking work, but can … Continue reading On Enhanced Unemployment Benefits

On Biden’s Jobs Bill

President Biden is proposing a $2 trillion American Jobs Plan. Sounds good and it calls for things like roads and bridges, which we need. But will it work? Has any bill for jobs and infrastructure in our lifetimes fundamentally changed the perpetual crisis of unemployment, underemployment, low wages and poor benefits? No. And neither will … Continue reading On Biden’s Jobs Bill