Policies That Increase Economic Opportunity
by Dan Paley Feb 15, 2017
One of the forces thought to have propelled President Trump to the White House is a desire for more and better paying jobs among those American workers still struggling since the recession. The President has promised, among other things, to bring jobs back to America and to revitalize both towns with shuttered factories and the nation’s inner cities. Exactly how he plans to do this remains to be seen, but a recent gathering of ESSPRI affiliates and community leaders proposed ways to increase economic opportunity more generally, covering policies regarding income inequality, education, and incarceration.