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The #PeoplesBudget: A Progressive Vision of the U.S. Economy

Update on the Thirteen States that Raised their Minimum Wage

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, June 8 – July 17

2014 Job Creation Faster in States that Raised the Minimum Wage

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, June 14 – June 20

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, June 3-6, 2014

#AAPI Workers the Least Likely to Be in Private Sector #Unions

States That Raised Their #MinimumWage in 2014 Had Stronger Job Growth Than Those That Didn't

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, April 19-25, 2014

CEPR News March 2014

Raising the Minimum Wage Does not ‘Kill Jobs’ – Preliminary Evidence from 2014

What Did CBO Really Say about the Minimum Wage?

Paul Ryan’s Poverty Report Shows Extent of His Disconnect with the Working Class and Real-World Economic Issues

CEPR News February 2014

CBO and the Minimum Wage, PT. 2

CBO and the Minimum Wage

The New York Times and the Persistence of Bigotry Against Single Mothers in 2014

When Mandates Work

Deflators and the Purchasing Power of the Minimum Wage

CEPR News January 2014

Hoffman on Sabia, Burkhauser, and Hansen on the Minimum Wage

@CEPRDC on the #SOTU

SOTU Minimum Wage FAQ

Cities and Minimum Wages

More on Meer and West's Minimum Wage Study

Brookings EITC Proposal Mostly Moves in the Wrong Direction

Minimum Wage and Poverty

What Was (Is) the “War on Poverty” Anyway and Does it Matter Today?

Eye of the Beholder

More Bad Mommies in Poverty From Nick Kristof

Every Day Low Wages

Living Wages for Workers

The Attack on Workers’ Wages

The Real Cost of Fast Food

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, September 21- 27, 2013

Meer and West on Minimum Wage

CEPR News August 2013

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, August 24 - 30, 2013

Slow Progress for Fast-Food Workers

No Matter How You Look At It, the Minimum Wage is Much Too Low

Low-wage Workers: Smarter, Older and Underpaid

Some States Correcting for Federal Inaction on Tipped Workers

The Minimum Wage Is Not What It Used To Be

Minimum Wage: States Pick Up Where the Federal Government Falters

"Two American Families" Struggle in Worthwhile New Film

Outdated Regulations Harm Consumers and Workers

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, June 8 – 14, 2013

CEPR News, March 2013

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, March 9 – March 15, 2013

CEPR News February 2013

Benchmarking the Minimum Wage

Studying the Studies on the Minimum Wage

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, February 9 – 22, 2013

Tax Credit Expansions Don't Make Up for the Lower Minimum Wage Increase Proposed by President Obama

Raising Minimum Wage to $9 Not Enough to Ensure that Families with Fulltime Workers Live Above Poverty Line

CEPR News January 2013

Labor Market Policy Research Reports, January 5 – January 25, 2013

Having Your Minimum Wage and EITC, Too

The States and Full Employment

10 Ways to Rebuild the Middle Class

The Minimum Wage as an Anti-Inequality Policy

Where Have all the Good Jobs Gone? Infographic Edition

Labor Market Policy Research Reports August 17 – 24, 2012

Labor Market Policy Research Reports August 11 – 17

Three Years with No Increase in the Federal Minimum Wage

Poor Sales, Not High Wages, Worry Small Businesses

The Arithmetic of the Minimum Wage and the Earned Income Tax Credit

Low-Wage Workers By State

Three New Briefs Confirm It: The Minimum Wage is Way Too Low

Low-Wage Latino Workers

Issue Brief Finds Low-wage Workers Are Older and Better Educated than Ever

Affording Health Care and Education on the Minimum Wage

New CEPR Issue Brief Shows Minimum Wage Has Room to Grow

Low-Wage Lessons

Even the Guy Who Dosn't Care About Poor People Wants to Raise the Minimum Wage: Where Does President Obama Stand?

Impact of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Low-Income Families

Krueger and the Minimum Wage: National Review Blog Way Off

Job Gains Concentrated in Low-Wage Industries

The Tax Deal's Biggest Losers: 40 Million Low-Wage Workers Who Will See their Taxes Go Up This Year

The Tax Cut Deal and Low-Wage Workers