Issues: U.S. Economy


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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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill: UPDATE with PA-Specific Data 

The American Rescue Plan, as put forward by President Biden and about to be approved by the U.S. Congress,...

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A Guide to the $1.9 Trillion Rescue Bill 

The $1.9 trillion rescue bill passed by the Senate this morning provides a wide range of critical improvements to...

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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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4-State Coalition Unveils Blueprint to “Reimagine Appalachia” with a New Deal that Works For Us

PENNSYLVANIA – The Keystone Research Center joined a broad and diverse coalition of thought leaders and organizations from West...

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MEMO FROM STATE LEGISLATORS: Federal Pandemic Relief and Recovery to State Governments

MEMO TO: The United States Congressional Delegation from Pennsylvania FROM: Members of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania DATE: Monday,...

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On Economic Policy, It’s Not What President Trump Says, It’s What He Does That Matters

The piece below originally ran in the York Dispatch here. We’ve reposted it with a few hyperlinks. In 2016,...

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Towards an AI Economy That Works for All

Executive Summary This is the first report of a Keystone Research Center project on the “Future of Work.” The...

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Trade and Pennsylvania: Distorted Trade Patterns Translate Into Job Loss for Commonwealth

Over the past decade, trade has been one of the most hotly contested dimensions of U.S. economic policy. In...

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The Manufacturing Jobs Score, 1949-2011

Prompted by President Clinton’s discussion of the overall US “jobs score” under Republican and Democratic Presidents since 1961, we...

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August Jobs Report: National Weakness Spreads to Pennsylvania

In this Reports and Briefing Papers, we analyze the August 2011 Jobs Report and detail how the weaknesses we...

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What About the Rest of Us? Top 1% Takes Home All the Increase in Pennsylvania Income in Current Economic Recovery

This national report Press Released by the Economic Analysis Research Network (EARN) and the Economic Policy Institute presents updated...

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