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Bringing Jobs to People: Improving Local Economic Development Policies

SUMMARY Even before the current recession, local labor markets across the U.S. had large and persistent disparities in employment among prime-working age adults. Roughly 15 percent of the U.S. population, totaling 47 million people, lived in areas with employment rates at least 5 percentage points below the national average. In this Economic Strategy Group memo, […]

The Economics of Medicare for All

Overview: Policymakers and political candidates are expressing renewed interest in expanding the role of government in increasing access to and affordability of health care for all Americans. The most prominent proposal, Medicare For All, is supported in some form and under varying definitions by the majority of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, and would create a […]

Economic Strategy Group Statement on COVID-19 Pandemic and Economic Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is at once threatening American lives, the sustainability of our nation’s health care system, and our economic prosperity. Our paramount concern at this moment should be to slow the spread of this virus and equip our health care system to effectively respond. Saving lives and saving the economy are not in conflict right now; […]

Lanhee Chen

LANHEE J. CHEN, Ph.D., is the David and Diane Steffy research fellow at the Hoover Institution and director of Domestic Policy Studies and lecturer in the Public Policy Program at Stanford University. He is also currently a senior counselor at the Brunswick Group, an Operating Partner of New Road Capital Partners, and chairman of the […]

Tom Wilson

TOM WILSON is the chair, president, and chief executive officer of The Allstate Corporation. Wilson has served as chief executive officer of Allstate since 2007 and became the chairman of The Allstate Corporation’s Board of Directors in 2008. He joined Allstate in 1995 from Sears, Roebuck and Co., where he was vice president of Strategy […]

Brian Moynihan

BRIAN MOYNIHAN is the chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of Bank of America. He leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world. In 2019, Bank of America was the […]

Kelly Ayotte

KELLY AYOTTE served in the United States Senate from 2011 to 2016, where she chaired the Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and the Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation Operations. She also served on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Budget, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Aging Committees. Senator Ayotte led the team assisting Supreme Court Justice […]

Danielle C. Gray

DANIELLE C. GRAY is senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary for Blue Cross and BlueShield of North Carolina. She was formerly a partner at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where she advised health-care companies, financial services institutions, universities, and other clients on litigation, internal investigations, and government enforcement actions. Gray also served in […]