Type of Document: Reports and Papers


Only Wealthy Immigrants Need Apply: The Chilling Effects of “Public Charge”

The day the new public charge rule goes into effect, the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and the New...

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Corporate Tax Cuts Since 2002 Now Cost PA $4.2 Billion Yearly: Pennsylvania Should Pass Worldwide Combined Reporting

DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE This paper focuses on the details of one part of this story: the cuts in corporate taxes in...

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State of Working Pennsylvania 2019

Executive Summary In just the past few weeks, leading American business leaders appear to have experienced a sudden and...

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Review of IFO’s Minimum Wage Analysis

In what follows we review estimates published by the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) of the number of workers affected,...

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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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A $15/HR Minimum Wage Increase by 2025 Would Raise Wages for Over 2 Million Workers in PA. Who Are They?

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. The Demographic Impacts of a Minimum Wage Increase Wrapped into his 2019 budget...

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A Fair Share Tax Plan for Pennsylvania — 2019 Update

Read the full proposal here. See how Pennsylvanians in each state Senate district would fare under the Fair Share...

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Census Data: Fewer Uninsured Americans But Middle Class Struggles Persist

New data Press Released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week offer a mix of good and bad news....

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The Recession’s Broad Impact on Pennsylvania Communities

Poverty holds steady for Pennsylvania, although some communities see increases. Unemployment compensation played a pivotal role in blunting the...

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Census Reports Significant Increase in National Poverty, Uninsured Rate

According to The U.S. Census Bureau, the number of individuals in poverty and without health insurance increased and median...

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