Minimum Wage
Monopsony Power
EPI’s Policy Agenda

The Raise the Wage Act of 2019—which would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2024—would benefit nearly 40 million workers. Read the report

The proposed merger is not only problematic for consumers: it would also diminish competition for workers and lead to a deterioration in wage and employment conditions. Read the report

EPI’s Policy Agenda covers 12 major areas of policy, on a range of economic issues such as creating good jobs, investing in public infrastructure, and balancing trade. Read the agenda

The top 1 percent of families in the United States took home an average of 26.3 times as much income as the bottom 99 percent in 2015. Find out what it takes to be in the top 1 percent in every state, county, and metro area. Read the report

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