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Want to advance real reforms that lead to economic justice, racial justice, and gender equity? Join us at EPI.

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that centers the economic interests of workers in research and policy debates in the United States. EPI is widely recognized for its authoritative analyses of economic inequality and is a key institution in the movement for economic justice.

EPI believes that having a diverse and inclusive workforce is essential to its core work. With a unionized staff, generous benefits, and the same pro-worker principles guiding both our culture and our work, EPI lives its values. Join EPI in advancing policies that enable all workers to share in the economic prosperity of our country.

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Open positions

Publications and digital engagement editor

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is seeking an excellent editor with high editorial standards; the capacity to quickly grasp a wide range of economic and public policy issues; and digital engagement savvy, with an understanding of how research can be best shared on social media and The editor will be responsible for editing long-form content and overseeing our mission to further build engagement of EPI’s research and analysis.... Read more

Senior State Policy Coordinator for EARN in the South, Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN)

EPI seeks a collaborative and results-oriented individual to join the EARN team as a Senior State Policy Coordinator for our EARN in the South project – a collaboration between research organizations of the EARN Network and grassroots and worker-led, power-building groups in 13 states across the South, working together to win economic, worker, racial, and gender justice reforms in their states and across the We are seeking someone ideally with at least 7 years’ experience working on economic justice campaigns at the state or local level who has a deep understanding of the role structural racism plays in economic outcomes.... Read more

Director of Development

Who are The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers, women workers, and workers of color in economic policy discussions.... Read more

Research Assistant, Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy (PREE)

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has an immediate opening for a Research Assistant to join the dynamic and growing team of its Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy (PREE).... Read more

Economist/Researcher, Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy (PREE)

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has an immediate opening for an Economist/Researcher to join the dynamic and growing team of its Program on Race, Ethnicity and the Economy (PREE).... Read more

Web Developer

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is seeking a Web Developer, who is enthusiastic, independent, and collegial and who will be responsible for maintaining the organization’s web properties and transforming those sites to be even more accessible, usable and This position is based in Washington, D.C.... Read more

Deputy Director of the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) — Economic Policy Institute

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is seeking a talented individual to serve as Deputy Director of the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN).... Read more