Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People
by Jared Bernstein, Dean Baker
Publisher: Center for Economic & Policy Research 2013
Number of pages: 115
Real wage growth for workers in the bottom half of the income scale is highly dependent on the overall rate of unemployment. The authors present a broad set of policies designed to boost growth and get the unemployment rate down to a level where far more workers have a fighting chance of getting ahead.
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