The Economic Policy Institute and Cornell University Press have released The State of Working America 2006/2007. Read excerpts and more at stateofworkingamerica.org.
“If you want to know what happened to the economic well-being of the average American in the past decade or so, this is the book for you. It should be required reading for Americans of all political persuasions.”
—Richard Freeman, Harvard University
“A truly comprehensive and useful book that… should be cheered by all Americans who earn their living from work.”
—William Wolman, chief economist, Business Week, CNBC
“The State of Working America is a focused, richly detailed examination of what the numbers tell us about the American workplace today… This well-written, soundly argued, and important reference book belongs in all libraries.”
—Ellen D. Gilbert, Library Journal, February 1, 2005
“Overall, the authors join the chorus that sings the praises of the 1990s boom while lamenting the current weak recovery, and they provide ample statistical evidence to support their assertions and give journalists, professors and lobbyists plenty of ammunition.”
—Publishers Weekly, December 22, 2004
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