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Required reading from Antonio Fatas, Tim Worstall, Ben Zipperer, and more.
This is a weekly post we publish on Fridays with links to articles that touch on economic inequality and growth. The first section is a round-up of what Equitable Growth […]
U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs last month, compared to the 262,000 jobs added in December. The best news in today’s report was that the nation’s prime-age employment rate jumped to 77.7 percent, but at current...
Required reading from Larry Hardesty, Martin Sandbu, Tim Duy, and more.
A new working paper by Cornell University's Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn digs into what we know about the gender wage gap.
June will mark seven years since the end of the Great Recession, and many economists and policymakers have turned their attention to the next recession. More specifically, they’re starting to think about the best ways...
Required reading from Olivier Blanchard and Joseph E. Gagnon, Richard Mayhew, Barry Ritholtz, and more.
Policymakers looking to reduce wealth inequality should focus on policies that would help Americans improve their savings rates.