The Joint Center’s economic policy program identifies challenges and opportunities for advancing the economic status of Black communities. See below for research, analysis, and activities related to economic policy.
On January 24, the Joint Center hosted the second event in our breakfast policy series: A Voice at the Table. This discussion series is an opportunity to discuss critical topics such as the future of work, diversity & inclusion, the use of big data, financial capability, emerging economic trends, and other issues that affect Black…Read More
In December, the Joint Center and Third Way released findings from a survey of 1,200 African Americans across the nation to highlight the attitudes, priorities, and values of Black Americans as we approach 2020. Read a summary of the findings, co-authored by Joint Center Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton and Third Way Senior Political Analyst…Read More
On December 6, the Joint Center hosted its inaugural breakfast policy forum, A Voice at the Table. This discussion series provides an opportunity for key policy leaders and stakeholders to discuss critical topics such as the future of work, diversity & inclusion, the use of big data, financial capability, emerging economic trends, and other issues…Read More
On Jobs Day, the Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor hosts an online conversation on the implications of the latest Employment Situation Report for Black communities when The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases data providing insight into key indicators like the national unemployment rate and the number of jobs created over the month.…Read More