Author: Stephen Herzenberg


KRC Joins Other Experts in Making Recommendations to the Biden Administration on How to Achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the U.S., unanimously approved 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to be...

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A Necessary First Step: Governor Wolf’s Proposal to Provide Adequate & Equitable Funding of PA Schools

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New Data on Jobs and Small Businesses Show the Need for American Rescue Plan

In a previous blog, we used Pennsylvania data through December 2020 to show that the economy still has a...

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Analysis of the Pennsylvania 2021-22 Executive Budget

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Congress, State Lawmakers, Take Heed: PA’s Workers & Small Businesses Still Hurting from COVID Crash

Economists use multiple measures to assess the health of Pennsylvania’s economy. Special care is needed to identify reliable measures...

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The U.S. Mismanaged COVID and Has More Deaths and Higher Joblessness as a Result

The U.S. and Pennsylvania have had extensive debate in recent months about whether policymakers should focus on reducing the...

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Kitchen Table Issues and the 2020 Presidential Election

There has been a lot of discussion about character issues in this election. But kitchen table issues are likely...

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The Choice Before Us: New Deal or Depression

We have been told recently that the our presidential election choice is “boom or depression.” That seems on target,...

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission Warns of “Financial Havoc From Climate Change”

As forest fires rage in California, and flooding and drought become more common in many parts of the country,...

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Scroll down to read Executive Summary and see pdf of full report; click here to download.   Read press...

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Congressional Republicans Rally to Herbert Hooverism: Starve the Poor, Crush the Economy!

News flash: extending enhanced federal unemployment benefits, due to expire today, won’t discourage workers from returning to their jobs,...

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Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Economy: An Update

This blog provides an update on the impact of the COVID crash on the Pennsylvania economy. The “good news”...

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