Family Budgets
Kerner Commission
Wages in 2017

Driving for Uber is very low paying and total hours driven accounts for a very small share of the economy.

EPI’s Family Budget Calculator shows what it takes to afford a modest, but adequate, standard of living in every county and metro area in the country.

On the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission’s landmark report on civil unrest, African Americans are better off in many ways, but are still disadvantaged by racial inequality.

Wages for most working people have finally recovered from the blow of the Great Recession, but are still growing too slowly and unequally.

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