Income & Poverty
Annual analysis of the Census Bureau’s family income data.
Why America’s Workers Need Faster Wage Growth—And What We Can Do About It
| 12:00 am, August 27, 2014
The poor performance of American workers’ wages in recent decades—particularly their failure to grow at anywhere near the pace of overall productivity—is the country’s central economic challenge. Policies that rebuild institutions to provide workers with bargaining power should be a top priority for those looking for better wage outcomes.
Posted on August 21, 2014 | 12:55 pm
Posted on August 21, 2014 | 9:45 am
Increasing the Overtime Salary Threshold Is Family-Friendly Policy: Women, Minorities, and Younger and Less-Educated Workers Would Be Most Helped
Posted on August 20, 2014 | 12:24 pm