Following the JEC's second hearing, The Economic Impacts of the 2020 Census and Business Uses of Federal Data, Scott Winship was joined by Mallory Bateman, State Data Center Coordinator and Research Analyst at the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and Nick Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy at AEI.
Rachel Sheffield and Scott WinshipAre we more divided as a nation today than we were before? Our new research within the Joint Economic Committee’s Social Capital Project suggests that we are. The findings indicate that Americans are more frequently dividing themselves geographically and along lines of education. Highly educated Americans have increasingly moved to a handful of states over the last several decades, leaving other places behind.
May 08 2019
At the Joint Economic Committee, we believe knowledge of social capital is vital to achieving our goal of expanding economic opportunity for all Americans. Join us as we invite hearing witnesses to engage in a deeper social capital conversation on The Social Capitalists Podcast: Post-hearing Discussions with the Joint Economic Committee Republicans.
At the JEC, we believe knowledge of social capital is essential to our understanding of our country’s economic health and that it’s vital to achieving our goal of expanding economic opportunity for all Americans. But what is exactly is social capital?
Today, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee Mike Lee (R-UT) released the following statement in response to the strong U.S. Labor Department April 2019 jobs report...
“This first quarter estimate of 3.2% GDP growth beat expectations and places the U.S. economy on solid footing for the beginning of 2019. Accelerating exports and decreasing imports led growth in the first quarter, along with increases in business inventories. This puts us ever closer to the longest U.S. economic expansion on record.”
WASHINGTON - Today, Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee Mike Lee (R-UT) and Senior House Republican David Schweikert (R-AZ) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Labor Department March 2019 jobs report:
Mar 21 2019
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), newly elected Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, released a statement following the committee’s formation and leadership election:
Today, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), Chairman-designate of the Joint Economic Committee, released the following statement on the Bureau of Economic Analysis’ GDP growth estimate for 2018
Feb 15 2019
WASHINGTON - Today, the Joint Economic Committee’s Social Capital Project released a brief highlighting the health of social capital in Utah.