By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
The Institute for Policy Studies, Just Kids Maryland and others join for a screening that looks at Maryland's youth in the adult criminal justice system.
IPS' Director of the Genuine Progress Project, Daphne Wysham will be among a host of speakers to share important information about the upcoming legislative session.
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country's well-being.
Sachs and O'Malley to discuss how Gross Domestic Product can be replaced by other wellbeing indicators to help policymakers to make better choices for a sustainable future.
Standard economic growth indicators aren't yielding enough information, especially when it comes to inequality.
When assessing policies affecting our state and the well-being of all our citizens, we should be using a lens such as the Genuine Progress Indicator.
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
If the levels of greater income equality of 1968 still prevailed today, the poorest fifth of Marylanders would be earning twice what they take home now.
For the victims of Colorado's recent tragedy, it's time we get our values straight and face the true costs of our trigger-happy culture.