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The State of Working America
     

The State of Working America

by Lawrence Mishel
 

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This work provides a comprehensive portrait of how the US standard of living has changed during recent years, as compared to the whole period since World War II. The study presents statistics that are compiled from government and private data sources. Using the evidence, the authors analyze trends in income, wages, jobs, wealth, poverty and the distribution of taxes

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This work provides a comprehensive portrait of how the US standard of living has changed during recent years, as compared to the whole period since World War II. The study presents statistics that are compiled from government and private data sources. Using the evidence, the authors analyze trends in income, wages, jobs, wealth, poverty and the distribution of taxes and compare US trends with those of other advanced countries.

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Compiles data on family incomes, taxes, wages, jobs, unemployment, wealth, poverty, and prices to show that as the economy improved in the 1980's, we all got worse off. Somehow we knew that, but it's nice to be told. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $10. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780873328135
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/31/1991
Series:
Economic Policy Institute Series
Edition description:
1990-91 ed
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1420L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

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