After a long hiatus CEPR is pleased to relaunch its weekly 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:
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.
A comparison of the extent of unemployment compensation afforded to workers in each state.
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.
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.
UC Berkeley Labor Center
In its third installment The Union effect in California explores the passage of major labor-backed laws since 2011.