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Press Release | Job Quality Instant Report: Job Creation and Job Quality are up in November

December 06, 2019

Job Quality Instant Report: Job Creation and Job Quality are up in November Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 266,000 jobs in November, substantially above the median market expectation of 185,000.

I-BAND holds annual meeting

December 04, 2019

Editors note: Brian O’Shaughnessy, CPA Vice Chairman, recently was keynote speaker at a North Dakota Cattle association conference . On Nov. 15-16, the Independent Beef Association of North Dakota (I-BAND) held its 14th annual meeting at the Ramada Wyndam in Bismarck. Dozens of cattle producers from across North Dakota and...

Press Mention | The great American labor paradox: Plentiful jobs, most of them bad

November 21, 2019

Editors note: This is a very very good article covering our new job quality index. The numbers tell one story. Unemployment in the US is the lowest it’s been in 50 years. More Americans have jobs than ever before. Wage growth keeps climbing.

Press Release | CPA Urges OECD to Support Sales Factor Apportionment for Global Corporate Tax Reform

November 20, 2019

Sales-based system could address corporate tax avoidance Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is urging the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to support a move to sales factor apportionment (SFA) as part of its comprehensive review of international corporate tax systems. CPA submitted public comments to...

Press Release | CPA Partners on Release of National Jobs Quality Index

November 14, 2019

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced the launch of a comprehensive new economic indicator, the US Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI). CPA has partnered with Cornell University, the University of Missouri, and the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity (GISP) to unveil a new measure of...

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  • Canadian economy posts biggest monthly job loss since financial crisis

    December 06, 2019

    Editor's Note: Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau, savior of free trade in the Americas, is not doing so well. Where are all the jobs from Canada’s TPP deal and its European trade deal? OTTAWA -- The Canadian economy posted its biggest monthly job lo...

  • Understanding The U.S. Economy: Lots Of Rotten Jobs

    December 06, 2019

    Editor's Note: In our view, the decades long situation of the excessively strong dollar is a major culprit, degrading our trade performance which disproportionately degrades the goods producing sector… which then dumps formerly full time employees...

  • Why Is Trump a Tariff Man?

    December 06, 2019

    Editor's Note: Really bad piece by Krugman defending the good old days of globalist free trade and offshoring. “This system worked well for many years.” No remorse for loss of important industries that we invented. Or job quality erosion. It’s al...

  • Decoupling from China: CPA’s Award-Winning Economic Analysis

    December 06, 2019

    In October 2019, CPA’s Economics team of Jeff Ferry and Steven Byers won the NABE Mennis Award for best economics paper of the year for “Decoupling from China: an economic analysis of the impact on the US economy of a permanent tariff on Chinese i...

  • French wine, cheese targeted in latest Trump trade fight

    December 05, 2019

    Editor’s note: This article is another example of fake trade news falsely raising fears of consumer price hikes on cheese and wine. The US produces cheese, wine and other products targeted by the administration’s proposed tariffs against France. W...

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