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The State of Working America, 2000-2001
     

The State of Working America, 2000-2001

by Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, John Schmitt
 

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This highly regarded volume, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers. Drawing on both original research and published sources, the authors present a wide variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, unemployment, wealth, and poverty--data that enable them to closely examine the

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This highly regarded volume, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers. Drawing on both original research and published sources, the authors present a wide variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, unemployment, wealth, and poverty--data that enable them to closely examine the impact of the economy on the living standards of the American people. This latest edition will be welcomed by journalists, government leaders, researchers, policymakers, professors, and others eager for a comprehensive portrait of the economic well-being of the nation.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
The State of Working America 1998-99 may be the most up-to-date, comprehensive economic portrait of American labor available.
Harvard Business Review
Read The State of Working America to appreciate how growth is generating benefits very unequally.
Inside Business
The authors present a convincing case and go to great pains to bolster their conclusions with a wide range of figures, studies, and statistical analyses. Their argument is compelling. Its ramifications are frightening.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801486807
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
12/1/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Mishel is the president of the Economic Policy Institute and its research director from 1987 to 1999. He is the coauthor of every edition of The State of Working America.

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