WASHINGTON—Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, released new research finding that time spent on social media is linked in a significant way to depression and self-harm for teen girls.
WASHINGTON—Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, released new research from Joint Economic Committee Republicans finding that inflation is disproportionately harming poor and middle class Americans.
WASHINGTON— Proposals to cancel student loan debt on a large scale are often made in the spirit of lifting barriers to family formation. Does student debt cause Americans to put off the decision to marry or have kids?
WASHINGTON—Millions of Americans have fallen out of the workforce since the onset of the COVID pandemic, workers are quitting their jobs at unprecedented rates, and labor unions are striking as demand for labor continues to grow.
WASHINGTON—Prices today are rising at their fastest pace in decades and American concern about inflation is growing. Yet over a year after the recession officially ended, Congress continues to pursue massive new government spending measures—including a $3.5 trillion budget resolution, the single largest spending package in history.
WASHINGTON—The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted new and longstanding labor market frictions that are keeping Americans from returning to work. Occupational licensing regimes are particularly harmful and keep American workers on the sidelines.