The Brookings Institution
Remaking Federalism to Remake the American Economy
By Bruce Katz
The 2012 presidential election will be defined and dominated by the economic challenges that persist an incredible 33 months after the formal end of the Great Recession.
At the most basic level, the U.S. needs more jobs— 12.1 million by one estimate—to recover the jobs lost during the downturn and keep pace with population growth and labor market dynamics....
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