Labor Market Policy Research Reports, January 30 - February 3, 2012

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Written by Marie-Eve Augier   
Friday, 03 February 2012 14:35

The following reports on labor-market policy were released over the past week.


Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Testimony of Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Before the Committee on Education and the Workforce United States House of Representatives Hearing on “Expanding Opportunities for Job Creation”
Jared Bernstein


Economic Policy Institute

The benefits of raising Illinois’ minimum wage: An increase would help working families and the state economy
Doug Hall and Mary Gable

Jobs in the U.S. auto parts industry are at risk due to subsidized and unfairly traded Chinese auto parts
Robert E. Scott and Hilary Wething


Political Economy Research Institute

Economic Prospects: Fighting Seriously for Jobs and Social Security
Robert Pollin

The Austerians Attack! How we the people can fight back against plans to cut the social safety net
James Crotty


The Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis & New York City Comptroller

Are New Yorkers Ready for Retirement?
Joelle Saad-Lessler, Teresa Ghilarducci, and Lauren Schmitz

New York’s Retirees: Falling into Poverty

A Research Report on the Downward Mobility of New York’s Next Generation of Retirees
Joelle Saad-Lessler, Teresa Ghilarducci, and Lauren Schmitz

Tags: austerity | China | jobs | minimum wage | poverty | retirement | safety net | Social Security