The following labor market policy research reports were recently released:

Center for American Progress

Economic Snapshot: October 2013

Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar

The State of Communities of Color in the U.S. Economy

Christian E. Weller and Farah Z. Ahmad


Center for Economic and Policy Research

Bringing Back Subprime? The Hazards of Restructuring the GSEs

Dean Baker and Nicole Woo


Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Low-Income Programs are Not Driving the Nation’s Long-Term Fiscal Problem

Robert Greenstein and Richard Kogan


Economic Policy Institute

The Legislative Attack on American Wages and Labor Standards, 2011–2012

Gordon Lafer


Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Expanding Social Security Benefits for Financially Vulnerable Populations
Older Women's Economic Security Task Force of the National Council of Women's Organizations and Center for Community Change

Valuing Good Health in the District of Columbia: The Costs and Benefits of the Earned Sick and Safe Leave Amendment Act of 2013
Claudia Williams and Jeff Hayes


Half in Ten

Resetting the Poverty Debate: Renewing Our Commitment to Shared Prosperity


National Employment Law Project

California’s New Worker Protections Against Retaliation