AUTHORS: Rich Jones | The Bell Policy Center

AUTHORS: Rich Jones

Aug 18, 2017
As part of our research on the levers driving economic opportunity, we're examining the effect of automation and artificial intelligence on jobs in Colorado. Some technologists and economists argue “robots” will...
Aug 11, 2017
While at the NCSL Legislative Summit in Boston, I attended a session entitled, “What Happened to the American Dream?” Several of the presentation’s key takeaways will help inform our work promoting economic opportunity in Colorado. Robert Manduca...
Aug 8, 2017
I had the honor of attending and participating in an interesting event last week at the Pueblo chapter of the NAACP. Focused on predatory lending, the meeting featured research from our friends at the...
Jul 17, 2017
Update: September 25, 2017: Word has it the Senate may take up a vote to repeal the CFPB forced arbitration rule as soon as tomorrow. Call Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet now and tell them to protect your rights over Wall Street's.  Update: July 25, 2017: The CFPB rule protecting consumers from predatory fine print is now...
Jun 20, 2017
We know that when parents have access to programs that further their education and skills while their children receive quality early education, both generations have a fairer shot at success. The Bell Policy Center is working with Civic Canopy to provide research and policy development support to the Strengthening Working Families Initiative (SW...
Jun 1, 2017
Survey Shows Americans Doing Better Financially, But It Depends on Their Income Seven out of ten American households report they are “living comfortably” or “doing okay” in 2016, an increase of one percentage point since 2015 and eight percentage points higher than 2013.  However, the improvements in well-being are concentrated among those...

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