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Links referenced in a recent talk

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I recently spoke to members of Congress and referenced a number of pieces. Here are the links to those pieces. What are some ideas for lowering the growth of health costs? See the section starting on pg. 11 of this testimony. On our lack of investment in quality, affordable pre-K, and how we’re an international outlier in that regard. Look carefully at the 2nd figure–it tells this story well. On some ideas for progressively raising revenues. Also, see this on a financial transaction tax. On the need for fiscal stimulus in the next recession, even at “high” levels of the debt/GDP ratio. On lowering the black/white unemployment gap. Share the post "Links referenced in a recent talk"

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I recently spoke to members of Congress and referenced a number of pieces. Here are the links to those pieces.

What are some ideas for lowering the growth of health costs? See the section starting on pg. 11 of this testimony.

On our lack of investment in quality, affordable pre-K, and how we’re an international outlier in that regard. Look carefully at the 2nd figure–it tells this story well.

On some ideas for progressively raising revenues. Also, see this on a financial transaction tax.

On the need for fiscal stimulus in the next recession, even at “high” levels of the debt/GDP ratio.

On lowering the black/white unemployment gap.

Jared Bernstein
Jared Bernstein joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Executive Director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class, and a member of President Obama’s economic team. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Bernstein was a senior economist and the director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute, and between 1995 and 1996, he held the post of Deputy Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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