The ability of minimum-wage policies in the United States to aid lower-income families depends on how they affect wage gains, potential job losses, and other sources of family income, including […]
Category: Human Capital
AP Images This article is part of our series: Delivering equitable growth: strategies for the next Administration. About the author: Ariel Kalil is a professor of public policy at the […]
According to the National Organization for Women, today is African American women’s Equal Pay Day, when African American women will have worked all of 2015 through today—an additional 236 days—in […]
Hourly wages among U.S. workers vary enormously by gender, race, and education level. This simple interactive tool provides a way to see just how much wages vary within and across […]
Fifty years after the arrival of the contemporary women’s movement on the national stage, the U.S. workforce and the U.S. economy are the beneficiaries of the enormous strides in gender […]
The top 1 percent income earners in the United States hit a new high last year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
Between 1979 and 2013, in both married- and single-parent families, women’s earnings from higher wages and added hours have been positive across all income groups. In fact, for families with young children, women’s earnings from...