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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

Evidence shows no compelling reason why local policymakers should keep the playing field tilted toward Airbnb
January 30, 2019

Job loss in manufacturing has a large ripple effect on other jobs
January 23, 2019

The unemployment rate fell in most states in 2018: 44 states and the District of Columbia showed job gains in December
January 18, 2019

Lynn Rhinehart joins EPI as senior fellow
January 11, 2019

Daniel Costa re-joins the Economic Policy Institute as Director of Immigration Law and Policy Research
January 8, 2019

December jobs report shows fiscal stimulus, even if badly designed, really does boost growth
January 4, 2019

Pedro da Costa joins the Economic Policy Institute as communications director
January 3, 2019

EPI’s top charts of 2018 show that policymakers must make a concerted effort to solve inequality
December 20, 2018

EPI President Thea Lee appointed to U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission
December 20, 2018

Fed’s interest rate hike will hurt working people
December 19, 2018

Sprint–T-Mobile merger would escalate market power in the industry, worsen wireless retail workers’ wages: Antitrust enforcers and courts must take workers’ wages and working conditions, in addition to consumer prices, into account when examining mergers
December 17, 2018

Media Advisory: The labor market impact of the proposed Sprint/T-Mobile merger
December 13, 2018

Employer power in labor markets, while strong, is roughly constant—while inequality and wage trends have been driven by a collapse in workers’ power
December 12, 2018

Proposed DOL rule allowing teenagers to independently operate power-driven patient lifts in nursing homes would not improve their employment opportunities
December 11, 2018

Aluminum tariffs will create more than 3,000 jobs and create billions of dollars in economic investment
December 11, 2018

Proposed joint-employer rule would cost working people $1.3 billion in wages annually
December 10, 2018

Jobs report provides more evidence that the Fed should alter its course and not raise rates
December 7, 2018

Media Advisory: Declining worker power in an era of market concentration
December 6, 2018

New policy roadmap details how policymakers can reverse the rise of inequality and deliver economic opportunity, security, and justice to all Americans
December 5, 2018

Media Advisory: The real economic effects of President Trump’s 232 aluminum and steel tariffs
December 4, 2018

Policy groups release blueprint for how new governors and state legislatures can fight the Trump administration’s war on workers
December 4, 2018

Most states experience job growth in October
November 19, 2018

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