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Recent Work

Corey Cantor // Wed, October 22

Two years ago, the idea of having an unemployment rate of 5.9% seemed impossible. But as the U.S. enters the final quarter of the calendar year, the economy continues to show impressive job growth and underlying strength. 

Simon Rosenberg // Wed, September 17

In op-eds running on Fusion and on Univision in Spanish, Rob Shapiro and Simon offer a vision for how Puerto Rico can restore prosperity and regain control of its own destiny. 

Simon Rosenberg // Sun, September 7

The Administration will be more likely to successfully sell whatever action they take to the public after the election than before.

Corey Cantor // Fri, September 5

ITA found that exports in the surveyed Metropolitan Areas had increased by 50% since 2009. The second report shared that 7.1 million US jobs were supported by the export of goods last year. 

Corey Cantor // Fri, August 29

These early reports indicate that the ACA is achieving some of its main objectives of reducing the number of uninsured Americans and bending the cost curve. 

Simon Rosenberg // Fri, August 1

Taken together, it is hard to imagine an agenda more hostile to the interests of Hispanics in the US than what the House GOP produced this Congress. 

Simon Rosenberg // Fri, July 18

NDN/NPI's report finds that the Obama Administration has made the border safer, the immigration system better while dramatically expanding trade with Mexico.  The report also reviews the current migrant crisis, and offers suggestions on what should happen next.