Recent Event

Expanding Employment Opportunities

On March 11, THP hosted a forum focused on expanding employment opportunities. Vice President Joe Biden delivered remarks. Panelists focused on reforming occupational licensing, strengthening unemployment insurance, and more.

Interactive Map

Share of Workforce Licensed, by State

Nearly 30% of workers in the United States need a license to perform their job. In a new interactive state-by-state map, THP highlights how licensing practices vary across the country.

New Economic Analsis

THP's Jobs Gap Analysis: An Historical Prospective

As of the end of February 2015, our nation faces a jobs gap of 4.0 million jobs. In this economic analysis, THP explores the recent growth of jobs in the U.S. economy, and takes an historic look at past recessions and growth between 1981–2007.

Past Event

The Future of Work in the Age of the Machine

On February 19, THP convened academic experts and business leaders to discuss the future of work in the machine age. Featured panelists included Andrew McAfee, Erik Brynjolfsson, Larry Summers, Laura Tyson, and many more.

Analysis & Interactive

Major Decisions: Graduates' Earnings Growth and Debt Repayment

In a new interactive feature & analysis, THP explores how the current student loan repayment system can create a heavy burden for recent graduates in some majors by requiring payments in the beginning of their careers when their earnings are low.

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