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News from EPI The lowest black unemployment rate in the country is the same as the highest white unemployment rate
February 11, 2016

News from EPI Still a long road ahead to full employment
February 5, 2016

News from EPI Raising wages would significantly reduce reliance on public assistance: Raising the minimum wage to $12 by 2020 would reduce public assistance spending by $17 billion
February 3, 2016

News from EPI Faltering GDP growth could slow labor market recovery in 2016
January 29, 2016

News from EPI Resources on the constitutionality and economic impact of President Obama’s immigration executive actions
January 19, 2016

News from EPI Little evidence of labor shortages in top H-2B occupations
January 19, 2016

News from EPI West Virginia University right-to-work study relies on flawed data and analysis
January 14, 2016

News from EPI Facts and resources on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association
January 8, 2016

News from EPI An honest discussion of how to reduce poverty
January 8, 2016

News from EPI New year’s resolutions: Let wages rise
January 8, 2016

News from EPI Raising the New York state minimum wage to $15 an hour will lift wages for 3.2 million workers
January 6, 2016

News from EPI EPI releases its top charts of 2015
December 17, 2015

News from EPI After today’s disappointing rate hike it’s crucial for the Fed to go slowly from here
December 16, 2015

News from EPI EPI’s Bivens lays out the case for keeping interest rates low
December 15, 2015

News from EPI Little evidence that freelancing is large or growing as a primary source of income
December 9, 2015

News from EPI Wal-Mart trade deficit with China cost more than 400,000 jobs from 2001 to 2013
December 9, 2015

News from EPI Epidemic of mandatory arbitration robs employees and consumers of important rights
December 7, 2015

News from EPI Still too soon to declare victory
December 4, 2015

News from EPI Criminal conviction of former Massey Energy CEO brings some justice to West Virginia
December 3, 2015

News from EPI High wages have not hurt U.S. manufacturing competitiveness
December 2, 2015

News from EPI EPI releases new FAQ on monetary policy and the Federal Reserve
December 1, 2015

News from EPI Progressives in Congress Urge the Federal Reserve to Push for Full Employment
November 23, 2015

News from EPI EPI announces bold agenda to raise women’s wages: Women’s wages can and should be 70 percent higher
November 18, 2015

News from EPI EPI’s Costa and immigration experts to discuss deportations and immigration reform
November 13, 2015

News from EPI One month of good news does not make a strong economy
November 6, 2015

News from EPI Child care workers are among the lowest paid in the country
November 5, 2015

News from EPI Hispanic unemployment rate is at or near full recovery in eight states
November 4, 2015

News from EPI Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association threatens the rights of working people to collectively negotiate
November 2, 2015

News from EPI State comparisons are more useful than international tests for crafting education policy
October 30, 2015

News from EPI Third quarter GDP highlights steady but too-slow recovery
October 29, 2015

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