economic research

When It Comes to Job Creation, Renewable Energy Outshines Fossil Fuels

December 19, 2016

Shifting from a brown to a green economy could reduce the unemployment rate and create jobs throughout the country, says PERI’s Heidi Garrett-Peltier

Incremental Raises to Minimum Wage Will Not Increase Unemployment

February 26, 2014

Robert Pollin: A Recent Congressional Budget Office report claims that up to half a million jobs could be lost due to a minimum wage increase, but its claims are based on weak analysis and ignores the potential gains for workers’ standard of living

France Asks Palestinians to Give Up Right of Return

November 19, 2013

Shir Hever: French President Hollande suggests Palestinians give up right of return in exchange for Israel ceasing new settlement construction.

New Documentary Exposes the Mistreatment of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Greece

May 19, 2013

Kate Mara and Guy Smallman: European governments impose austerity demands in Greece but fund detention centers in Greece for refugees. Xenophobic views expressed even by centrist parties

European Governments Take Steps to Label Products of Israeli Colonies

May 9, 2013

Michael Deas: European governments have so far failed the laws of the European Commission to distinguish between Israeli and colony products, but several governments have made public calls to change that policy

Palestinian Children Routinely Detained and Arrested By Israeli Authorities

May 1, 2013

Gavan Kelly Pt.2: International solidarity plays a key role in helping Palestinian prisoners fight for their rights, in the face of an arbitrary Israeli military court system

Israel Breaks Signed Agreement to End Prisoner Hunger Strikes

April 29, 2013

Gavan Kelly: This year’s Prisoner Day marked by hunger strikes of Palestinian prisoners who pay a heavy price in order to raise awareness of their plight

Palestinian Authority Budget 28% for Security Forces – Funded by US

April 8, 2013

Shir Hever: US funds to the PA are earmarked for security forces that control militant opposition to Israel’s occupation

Israeli Authorities Reveal Distribution of West Bank Land

April 6, 2013

State lands in the occupied West Bank were declared by Israel for the use of the local population, but were used mainly for the colonization of the West Bank