After a long hiatus CEPR is pleased to relaunch its Labor Market Policy Research Reports. The following pieces serve to illustrate the state of Labor in the United States:

Center for Economics and Policy Research

CEPR Senior Economist Dean Baker compares hours worked among wealthy countries, discusses the benefits and drawbacks of work sharing, and offers policy proposals in:

Can Work Sharing Bring the US Workplace into the 20th Century?

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

An empirical examination of the fallout of the Great Recession and the potential damage avoided thanks to fiscal stimulus and stabilization policies.

Chart Book: The Legacy of the Great Recession

A comparison of the extent of unemployment compensation afforded to workers in each state.

Policy Basics: How Many Weeks of Unemployment Compensation Are Available?

Economic Policy Institute

Accounting for metrics like education and migration status, this report compares the employment and wage outcomes of Hispanics and White men from 1979 to 2017.

The Hispanic-White Wage Gap has Remained Wide and Relatively Steady

New School: Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis

This data summary examines earnings, pension status, participation and employment rates of workers over the age of 55.

June 2018 Unemployment Report for Workers over 55

UC Berkeley Labor Center

In its third installment The Union effect in California explores the passage of major labor-backed laws since 2011.

The Union Effect in California #3: A Voice for Workers in Public Policy