U.S. Underemployment: Taking a Look From Multiple Angles

For most people following day-to-day news, the unemployment rate is just a single percentage that explains how the labor market is doing. As of January 2019, the rate was at 4.0%, highlighting the high levels of employment in the United States currently. This official unemployment rate, more formally known as the U-3 unemployment rate, only … Continue reading U.S. Underemployment: Taking a Look From Multiple Angles

Occupational Licensing and Arizona’s Labor Reforms

  When people toss around the word deregulation, many associate it with pro-business, anti-consumer policy. Removing financial industry oversights can lead to the next banking crisis. Removing environmental protections threatens wildlife and climate change progress. Many regulations have their purpose and provide a worthwhile benefit that justifies the cost. I know I personally support many … Continue reading Occupational Licensing and Arizona’s Labor Reforms

Why the Green New Deal is a Poor Approach to Tackling Climate Change

To preface this post, I am a big advocate for green policy. I have a strong belief in the importance of renewable energy sources, and I love seeing climate change policy on the top of many politicians' agendas. With that being said, I believe that the Green New Deal, which is currently being touted by … Continue reading Why the Green New Deal is a Poor Approach to Tackling Climate Change