This is the third installment of a new weekly feature at the CEPR blog. Every Friday, we'll post a list of labor-market-related policy research reports from progressive research centers around the country. This week, reports from Center for Economic and Policy Research, Economic Policy Institute, and Political Economy Research Institute.

Center for Economic and Policy Research

A Voluntary Default Savings Plan: An Effective Supplement to Social Security
Dean Baker and David Rosnick

Economic Policy Institute

Are Michigan Public Employees Over-compensated?
Jeffrey H. Keefe

Failure by Design: The Story Behind America's Broken Economy
Josh Bivens

Political Economy Research Institute

Did Immigrants in the U.S. Labor Market Make Conditions Worse for Native Workers During the Recession?
Robert Pollin and Jeanette Wicks-Lim

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