Chart 1. The Economic Cost of Imposing Federal Renewable Energy Standards—Renewable Energy Standards a 5.2 Trillion Burden on the U.S. Economy
Chart 2. Re-estimating the Projections on the Social Cost of Carbon—2020 SCC Monte Carlo Estimates at 2.5% Discount Rate Assuming the Lewis ECS Distribution
Chart 3. Austerity in the U.S., Europe, and Japan since 2009—Change in Taxes, Spending, and Growth Since the Great Recession
Chart 4. The Change in Average Work Hours by Income Quintile Since the Great Recession—Low-Income Workers Have Lost the Most Work Hours
Chart 5. The Net Change in Private Market Health Insurance Enrollment Since March 31, 2014—Decline in Employer Health Care Coverage Offset Gain in Individual Coverage
Chart 6. Current Job Recovery Is Slowest in Past 50 Years. Nonfarm employment has returned to pre-recession lelves after six-and-a-half years—the next slowest recovery in the U.S. job market took less than four years.
Chart 7. Homeownership Rate and Homeowner Equity Since the mid-1960s—The Long-term downward trend in U.S. Homeowner Equity
Chart 8. Job Share Start-up among Young Firms—America’s Downward Trend in Entreprenuership and Job Creation among Start-up Firms
Models and Data
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