Job Quality Index

Job Quality Index Declines as Low-Quality Jobs Dominate Growth

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) for November declined by 0.69% in November to 83.71. The latest job figures showed strong growth in low-quality sectors, i.e. industry sectors paying below-average weekly pay, strongly outweighed growth in high-quality sectors. The decrease in the JQI for…

Vietnam

CPA to Biden Administration: Do Not Grant Socialist Republic of Vietnam “Market Economy Status”

Akin to granting PNTR to China in 2000 WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) called on the Biden administration to reject misguided calls to revoke the non-market economy status of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam — a nation where the economy remains highly controlled by the government. According to a report by…

Job Quality Index Declines in September, Manufacturing Employment Down Temporarily Due to Auto Strikes

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) for September declined by 0.66% in September to 84.37. After a strong reading in August, the JQI continued its downward trend in the second half of the year. Interest rate hikes by the Fed appear to be softening…

CPA Applauds Baldwin, Colleagues for Urging Biden Administration to Correct Inflation Reduction Act Guidelines that Undercut U.S. Manufacturers

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), John Fetterman (D-PA), and Tina Smith (D-MN) for urging the Biden Administration to correct the Department of the Treasury’s guidance on the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) program that is undercutting American clean energy…