Press releases and announcements

Experts discuss what might cause the next recession and what our response should be
April 18, 2019

U.S. schools struggle to staff themselves due to the increasing teacher shortage and a decreasing interest in teaching careers: High-poverty schools are hit the hardest
April 16, 2019

Workers will lose out on $1.2 billion under Trump administration overtime proposal
April 8, 2019

Richard Rothstein narrates new short film based on The Color of Law
April 8, 2019

Jobs rebound after volatile start to 2019
April 5, 2019

The PHASE-in $15 Act would lock in low wages for millions of workers
April 4, 2019

Christina Romer to keynote conference on the causes of and responses to the next recession
April 3, 2019

Black unemployment is at least twice white unemployment in 14 states and the District of Columbia
April 3, 2019

Media Advisory: EPI Economist joins POLITICO’s Future of Prosperity capstone event tomorrow morning
March 27, 2019

Tomorrow: Wall Street and the next recession: Protecting Main Street in the next economic downturn
March 27, 2019

EPI economist testifies about rising economic inequality
March 27, 2019

EPI President Thea Lee testifies about trade policy that benefits U.S. workers
March 26, 2019

The teacher shortage is a growing national crisis: EPI releases first paper in series on national teacher shortage
March 26, 2019

Today: Experts from EPI, NELP, Berkeley discuss federal minimum wage bill
March 26, 2019

More than 8 million workers will be left behind by the Trump administration overtime proposal: Poll shows support for stronger overtime protections
March 22, 2019

EPI welcomes Fed pause on rate hikes
March 20, 2019

EPI launches macroeconomic newsletter—to make Fed policy more transparent
March 19, 2019

Congress Rejects Trump’s National Emergency Declaration
March 14, 2019

Job growth stalls in February—but don’t freak out
March 8, 2019

Trump Labor Department proposal, released today, would prevent millions of workers from getting paid overtime
March 7, 2019

Workers were more likely to have standard work arrangements in 2017 than in 2005
February 28, 2019

New interactive map details who benefits in each congressional district from a $15 minimum wage by 2024: The Raise the Wage Act would give nearly 40 million workers a raise
February 27, 2019

Wage inequality continued in 2018: Disparities by race and gender persist
February 20, 2019

Trump’s national emergency declaration over the border wall is dangerous and not justified by the facts
February 15, 2019

EPI economist testifies in support of the Raise the Wage Act of 2019
February 7, 2019

More than 100 economists sign letter to President Trump and Congress supporting a federal minimum wage of $15 by 2024
February 6, 2019

The Raise the Wage Act of 2019 would give nearly 40 million workers a raise
February 5, 2019

Media Advisory: A progressive approach to marginal tax rates
February 4, 2019

Artificial intelligence offers the opportunity to create an economy that works for all
February 1, 2019

Wages rise in January, after 19 states raise the minimum wage: Shutdown complicates employment picture
February 1, 2019

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