The following labor market policy research reports were recently released: 

Center for American Progress

Economic Snapshot: December 2013
Christian E. Weller and Sam Ungar

Real Family Values: Flexible Work Arrangements and Work-Life Fit
Sarah Jane Glynn and Emily Baxter


Center for Economic and Policy Research

Testimony on “The Importance of Social Security for Sustaining Living Standards in Retirement”
Dean Baker


Center on Budget and Policy Priorities 

Retirement Tax Incentives Are Ripe for Reform
Chuck Marr, Nathaniel Frentz, and Chye-Ching Huang



The Problem with Employment Credit Checks: Why America Needs Senator Warren’s Equal Employment for All Act
Amy Traub


Economic Policy Institute

High Unemployment Means Native Americans Are Still Waiting for an Economic Recovery
Algernon Austin

Native Americans and Jobs: The Challenge and the Promise
Algernon Austin 

Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 Would Lift Wages for Millions and Provide a Modest Economic Boost
David Cooper


Employment Policy Research Network

How Youth Are Put At Risk by Parents’ Low-Wage Jobs
Lisa Dodson and Randy Albelda


Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Valuing Good Health in Newark: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Sick Time
Claudia Williams, Susan Andrzejewski, and Jeff Hayes


Political Economy Research Institute

An Assessment of the Fiscal Impact of the Proposed Milwaukee County Living Wage Ordinance
Jeannette Wicks-Lim