The types of jobs that men and women hold, as well as the industries they work in, have a large effect on the gender wage gap.
The numbers show that the United States stands to see significant gains from deferred action programs—and that the gains from legislative reform that includes a pathway to citizenship would be even greater.
The labor market has been improving faster than other economic indicators, but that trend looks less strong after March’s employment report.
Charts Broader economic indicators show that today’s economy carries historically low growth in wages and considerable room for more employment growth.
Issue Brief Policymakers need to build on successes of past progressive policies by implementing measures that raise wages and boost productivity growth.
House and Senate budgets will be a test of how serious majority leaders are about boosting opportunity and expanding the middle class.
Report It’s time for the retail industry to support a policy agenda that helps its most important customers—the middle class.
Report Since the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation are being forced to adopt dynamic scoring, they should consider the most recent credible economic research on tax cuts, inequality, and growth.
For the Fed, raising interest rates is all about levels and changes.
Despite an improving labor market, other indicators show that we are far from the healthy economy Americans need.
In a never-ending quest to shrink government, conservatives continue to advance specious arguments that are harmful to federal funding for public transportation.
Issue Brief Rising earnings inequality, which has led to an upward redistribution of income, has taken a significant toll on Social Security’s financial outlook.
January’s strong employment release report had only positive news, and that should be a good thing, right? That depends on how the Fed responds, which could turn good news into bad news.