EPI News

EPI News 9/2/2016


Pace of the U.S. economic recovery

EPI’s Josh Bivens appeared on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal,” where he discussed his recent report on the sluggish recovery from the Great Recession. Bivens argues that Republican policymakers are to blame for one of the slowest economic recoveries in recent history. Watch the video.


Teacher Pay Gap

EPI President Lawrence Mishel went on C-Span’s “Washington Journal” to discuss his new research showing that teachers are paid 17 percent less than comparably educated and experienced workers. He explained that the pay gap for teachers is getting worse over time. Watch the video.