IN BRIEF: The Safety Net and Federal Spending

by Luke Pardue and Melissa S. Kearney

IN BRIEF: Declining College Enrollment, 2019-2021

by Luke Pardue

An Enhanced Partially Refundable Child Tax Credit

by Melissa S. Kearney and Wendy Edelberg

Impacts of the Energy Transition

John Podesta, Gordon Hanson, and Melissa S. Kearney discuss policy options for easing adjustment to the energy transition.

Book: Economic Policy in a More Uncertain World

The Aspen Economic Strategy Group presents our fifth annual policy volume. The book examines several big-picture, long-term economic headwinds the country is facing and describes what can be done to counter them.

Local Labor Market Impact of the Energy Transition

By Gordon Hanson

New Insights for Innovation Policy

By Ufuk Akcigit and Sina T. Ates

Causes and Consequences of Declining US Fertility

By Melissa S. Kearney and Phillip B. Levine

Why and How to Expand US Immigration

Decades of research demonstrate that there is scope for and value in significantly expanded immigration levels and a reimagined enforcement system. Tara Watson of the Brookings Institution writes more in her new paper.

Will Population Aging Push Us over a Fiscal Cliff?

By John Sabelhaus

Lessons from COVID-19 Aid to State and Local Govs

By Jeffrey Clemens and Stan Veuger


Aspen Economic Strategy Group

The Aspen Economic Strategy Group (AESG), a non-profit program of the Aspen Institute, is composed of a diverse, bipartisan group of distinguished leaders and thinkers with the goal of promoting evidence-based solutions to significant U.S. economic challenges.