Blog postings by CEPR staff and updates on the latest briefings and activities at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

International Policy Analyst Dan Beeton is in Hong Kong for the Doha Development round of the WTO meetings. The meetings are being closely monitored by many international groups, and over 10,000 people are expected to travel to the city for the talks. Add a comment

The Benefits of Unionization

A series of reports on the advantages of unionization for workers.

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Diversity and Change: Asian American and Pacific Islander Workers
July 2011, Hye Jin Rho, John Schmitt, Nicole Woo, Lucia Lin and Kent Wong

Unions and Upward Mobility for Asian American and Pacific Islander Workers
January 2011, John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho and Nicole Woo

Asian Pacific American Women Workers and Unions
August 2010
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Immigrant Workers
March 2010
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The Unions of the States
February 2010

The Changing Face of Labor, 1983-2008
November 2009 (with Kris Warner)
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Asian Pacific American Workers
November 2009 (with Hye Jin Rho and Nicole Woo)
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Service-Sector Workers
April 2009
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Women Workers
December 2008
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Young Workers
October 2008
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Latino Workers
September 2008
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En Español

The Union Wage Advantage for Low-Wage Workers
May 2008
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Resumen en Español pdf_small

Unions and Upward Mobility for African-American Workers
March 2008
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Unions and Upward Mobility for Low-Wage Workers
August 2007 (with Margy Waller, Shawn Fremstad, and Ben Zipperer)
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Resumen en Español pdf_small

The Benefits of Unions in Arkansas pdf_small


The Benefits of Unions in Colorado pdf_small


The Benefits of Unions in Louisiana pdf_small


The Benefits of Unions in North Dakota pdf_small


The Benefits of Unions in Ohio pdf_small


The Benefits of Unions in Pennsylvania pdf_small


Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, 1951-2007
March 2009 (with Ben Zipperer)
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Heather Boushey testified today before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on work/family policies. She discussed the need for policies that help workers address their family demands, such as child care or paid time off, but we need Congressional action to make employers adapt. Read her testimony at: Perspectives on Work/Family Balance Add a comment