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By in Economy on August 19, 2020
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US workers are getting large raises, but not enough to keep up with higher inflation
July 30, 2021
Over the last three months nominal compensation for all civilian workers rose at a 2.8 percent annual rate—leaving it at its pre-pandemic trend according to newly released Employment Cost Index (ECI) data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This is notable because the very high unemployment...
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Renewing America: Fixing America’s Infrastructure
August 4, 2021
Panelists discuss major potential reforms to U.S. infrastructure, including new technological advances in transportation, traditional and digital infrastructure, universal broadband, smart cities, and how investment in U.S. infrastructure could catalyze economic growth. CFR’s Renewing America initiative shines a spotlight on the domestic underpinnings of U.S. competitiveness to find ways to bolster U.S. international strength and influence. This project is made possible by the generous support of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation.     
A Conversation With President Iván Duque of Colombia
July 29, 2021
President Duque discusses Colombia’s domestic political and economic outlook, including the response to recent civilian protests, and the future of Colombia-U.S. relations.