Draft Senator J.D. Vance for Senate Finance Committee

Senator J.D. Vance of Ohio needs to be on the Senate Finance Committee for the good of the country. Even if Senator McConnell, the top Republican in the Senate, isn’t convinced about the good of the country part, he should see that not assigning Vance to Finance will surely doom Republicans to minority status in…

ITC Report: Free Trade Harms Minorities, Manufacturing Workers, and Workers Without College

A new International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the distributional effects of trade points out that import competition has negative and disproportionate effects on minority workers, workers without college education, and workers in manufacturing.             In October 2022, the ITC published a report entitled “Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers.” (https://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub5374.pdf)…

Job Quality Index Up Slightly as High and Low Quality Jobs Rise

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) rose by a slight 0.03% 81.03 in September as both low-quality and high-quality jobs rose. Low quality jobs, i.e. jobs that pay weekly wages below the national average for all production and nonsupervisory workers, increased in the latest…

Free Trade Theory and Reality: An Economist’s Critique

The theory of free trade is so familiar and so often quoted, you might think there is ample evidence proving its accuracy. But there isn’t. In fact, there is scarcely any evidence at all. On the other hand, there is abundant evidence showing the theory is wrong. In an academic article recently published in the…

CPA Chief Economist Testifies on Chinese Exploitation of U.S. Capital Markets

“U.S. investors are inadvertently subsidizing Chinese companies involved in activities that are contrary to the national security, economic security, and foreign policy interests of the United States. We are also subsidizing the economic growth of the United States’ top global adversary.” — CPA Chief Economist Jeff Ferry WASHINGTON — Jeff Ferry, Chief Economist for the…

MEDIA ADVISORY: CPA Chief Economist to Participate in “Free Trade” Debate

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 pm CT, the Coalition for a Prosperous America’s (CPA) Chief Economist Jeff Ferry will participate in a debate hosted by the University of Wisconsin’s Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) titled, “Should American Economic Policy Embrace Free Trade?: A Debate.” According to ISI, the debate will focus on the…

Job Quality Index Up Slightly as High and Low Quality Jobs Rise

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) rose by a slight 0.03% 81.03 in September as both low-quality and high-quality jobs rose. Low quality jobs, i.e. jobs that pay weekly wages below the national average for all production and nonsupervisory workers, increased in the latest…

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