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Expanding Family and Medical Leave to Small Firms

April 2014, Helene Jorgensen and Eileen Appelbaum

The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work: Time to Update Employment Standards

April 2014, Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt

The Trade Deficit: The Biggest Obstacle to Full Employment

March 2014, Dean Baker

Getting Back to Full Employment

March 2014, Dean Baker and Jared Bernstein

Good for Business? Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Law

March 2014, Eileen Appelbaum, Ruth Milkman, Luke Elliott, and Teresa Kroeger

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Op-Eds & Columns

Obamacare: First Fruits for Workers?

Dean Baker
Truthout, April 7, 2014

Paid Sick Days in Connecticut Not a Burden for Employers

Eileen Appelbaum
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, April 7, 2014

Achieving Full Employment Requires Job Growth in Manufacturing and a Reduction in the Trade Deficit

Susan Houseman and Dean Baker
Roll Call, April 2, 2014

An Aging Population Won't Make America Poor

Dean Baker
CNN Money, March 18, 2014

The Progressive Caucus’ Secret Budget

Dean Baker
The Guardian, March 17, 2014

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Events

The Path to Full Employment: Making Jobs a National Priority (WDC)

The Path to Full Employment: Making Jobs a National Priority

Improving Tax Credits for New Mothers and Reducing Marriage Penalties for Low-Income Americans

NC Policy Watch Crucial Conversation luncheon

Rethinking the Economics of Pensions II

Getting Back to Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People (Book Discussion)

50 Years Since the War on Poverty: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Subcommittee on Contracting and Workforce

Unfinished Business LA: History & Next Steps for Paid Family Leave

Getting Back to Full Employment and Reducing Inequality

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Press Releases

Expansion of FMLA to Small Firms would Give Coverage to Over 34 Million Working Americans

April 22, 2014

The Last Three Decades of Women’s Rising Hours of Work Added $1.7 Trillion to GDP in 2012

April 15, 2014

New Report Confirms Connecticut Business Owners’ Positive Experience with Nation’s 1st Paid Sick Days Law

March 6, 2014

Statement on the Report of the Society of Actuaries Blue Ribbon Panel on Pension Funding

March 4, 2014

Unionization Continues to Boost Pay and Benefits of Black Workers

February 12, 2014

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Testimony

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Self-Employment

March 6,2014, Dean Baker's testimony at the hearing on "Obamacare and the Self-Employed: What About Us?"

Testimony on “The Importance of Social Security for Sustaining Living Standards in Retirement”

December 18, 2013, Dean Baker's testimony at the hearing on "The Role of Social Security, Defined Benefits, and Private Retirement Accounts in the Face of the Retirement Crisis

Presentation to Florida’s Employer-Sponsored Benefits Study Task Force

November 19, 2013, Eileen Appelbaum and Teresa Kroeger Present to Florida’s Employer-Sponsored Benefits Study Task Force in Tallahassee, Florida

Testimony on Return Assumptions on New Mexico Pension Plans

January 23, 2013, Joint Session of the Labor and Education Committees New Mexico State Legislature

Comments on Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to Domestic Service
February 22, 2012, U.S. Department of Labor

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Other Resources

Neoliberalism, Globalization, and Inequalities: Consequences for Health and Quality of Life


Neoliberalism, Globalization, and Inequalities: Consequences for Health and Quality of Life

with chapters by John Schmitt, Ben Zipperer, Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker and David Rosnick Baywood Publishing Co. (2007)

The Causes of Economic Hardships for the Middle Class
Dean Bakers testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee, January 31, 2007

CEPR Economics Seminar Series
Audio and video files of ten CEPR lectures on economic issues

 

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Bridging the Gaps
CEPR is teaming up with state and national groups to document the persistent gaps between low-income working families basic needs and the resources available to them.

 

 

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Services and Employment:
Explaining the U.S.-European Gap
with two chapters co-authored by John Schmitt
Princeton University Press (2007)

Flat World, Big Gaps

Flat World, Big Gaps:
with a chapter by Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, and David Rosnick, and a chapter co-authored by Heather Boushey
(forthcoming in May 2007)

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