Labor Market Policy Research Reports, Feb. 6-10, 2012

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Written by Marie-Eve Augier   
Friday, 10 February 2012 16:00

This week, the LMPRR features reports from:

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Contrary To “Entitlement Society” Rhetoric, Over Nine-Tenths of Entitlement Benefits Go To Elderly, Disabled, or Working Household
Arloc Sherman, Robert Greenstein, and Kathy Ruffing

House Spending-Cap Bills Would Enact Radical Ryan Budget into Law: Bills Would Worsen Recessions, Rule Out Balanced Deficit Reduction, and Facilitate Deep Cuts In Social Security And Medicare
Paul N. Van de Water

Strengthening State Fiscal Policies for a Stronger Economy
Erica Williams

Testimony Of Jared Bernstein Senior Fellow, Center On Budget And Policy Priorities Before The Senate Budget Committee United States Congress Hearing On “Assessing Inequality, Mobility And Opportunity”


Economic Policy Institute

Do Public School Teachers Really Receive Lavish Benefits? Richwine and Biggs’ Recent Report Doesn’t Make the Grade
Monique Morrissey

Right to Work: A Failed Policy a New Hampshire Update
Gordon Lafer

The ‘Toxics Rule’ And Jobs the Job-Creation Potential of the EPA’s New Rule on Toxic Power-Plant Emissions
Josh Bivens


National Employment Law Project

Ban the Box: Major U.S. Cities and Counties Adopt Fair Hiring Policies to Remove Unfair Barriers to Employment of People with Criminal Records

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