Topic Monopsony

Monopsony in the labor market describes employers’ ability to set wages below competitive levels, due to a variety of causes. including increased market concentration and limited job mobility. Equitable Growth digs deep to understand the many causes of monopsony in the U.S. labor market, the extent of monopsony in the labor market today, and what policies can restore balance to competition so workers can earn fair wages.

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The search for and hiring of guest workers in the United States displays the complexity of market concentration and monopsony power

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Monopsony power and guest worker programs

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Evidence indicates that mergers directly suppress wage growth for hospital workers in the United States

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Employer consolidation and wages: Evidence from hospitals

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Building a competitive, talent-driven future for U.S. manufacturing requires investing in our nation’s high-tech advantage

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U.S. economic policies that are pro-work and pro-worker

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