Mike Konczal is a Roosevelt Fellow working on financial reform, unemployment, inequality, and a progressive vision of the economy. His blog, Rortybomb, was named one of the 25 Best Financial Blogs by Time magazine. Follow him on Twitter @rortybomb.

Economics professor Miles Kimball has a new blog, Confessions of a Supply-Side Liberal. In one of his first posts, he outlines a plan for stimulus that he calls “Federal Lines of Credit” (FLOC). It’s presented in a longer policy paper, “Getting the Biggest Bang for the Buck in Fiscal Policy.” This has gotten interest across the

Download the working paper (PDF) by Bryce Covert and Mike Konczal

This paper responds to the question raised by recent research from the Pew Research Center: Why are women losing jobs across virtually all private-sector industries while men are making minimal gains? A big clue can be found by looking at the specific types of jobs women are losing, mainly in administrative support roles.

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