CEO pay
Health care
Minimum Wage

CEO pay has grown far faster than the pay of typical workers and even the top 0.1 percent. Average compensation for CEOs at the top 350 firms was $15.6 million in 2016. Read the report

Progressives should reject any attempts to cut taxes for high-income households and in the long run, effective tax rates for high income households should be increased.  Read the report

The American Health Care Act will cost Americans roughly $33 billion in higher out of pocket costs (deductibles and co-pays, not the cost of higher premiums) each year by 2026.   Read the report

EPI’s David Cooper examines the impact of raising the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024 and finds it would lift wages for 41 million American working people. Read the report


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