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JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE REPUBLICANS RANKING MEMBER - SENATOR MIKE LEE

Republican News

  • The Economics of Price Controls

    Inflation has grown rapidly over the last year and reached a 41-year high of 9.1 percent in June 2022. In response, some policymakers have proposed implementing price controls (in particular, price ceilings) to reduce the cost of inflation for ...

  • State Inflation Tracker: August 2022

    Americans are facing the highest inflation rates in decades, making it harder for them to afford everyday goods and more expensive to raise their families. Each month coinciding with the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of the Consumer Price...

  • New Research Confirms Importance of Social Capital and Two-Parent Families for Upward Mobility

    New research from Opportunity Insights shows the importance of social capital for economic mobility. Specifically, “economic connectedness” is strongly associated with upward income mobility for people with lower income.

  • State Inflation Tracker: July 2022

    Americans are facing the highest inflation rates in decades, making it harder for them to afford everyday goods and more expensive to raise their families. Each month coinciding with the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of the Consumer Price...