Excise Tax
New Income Data
Labor Day

EPI researchers find that the excise tax in the Affordable Care Act, and other methods of health care cost sharing, are a deeply inefficient strategy for trying to contain health care costs. Read more

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show no improvements in wages and no improvement in the median incomes of working-age households or no drop in the number of people living in poverty. Read the blog post

From 2000 to 2014, net productivity grew by 21.6 percent, while the hourly compensation of a typical worker grew by just 1.8 percent. Read the report

While the nation as a whole continues to recover from the Great Recession, the recovery’s benefits have not yet reached many Americans in important ways. Read the fact sheet


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