The State of Working America, 2000-2001by Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, John Schmitt
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.
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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