CEPR - Center for Economic and Policy Research

Press Releases

Household Wealth Falls Considerably for Majority of Americans

November 6, 2014

The Affordable Care Act and Part-Time Employment: A Family-Friendly Policy

September 11, 2014

Pay-Cut Clock Documents Billions of Dollars Lost by Minimum-Wage Workers

July, 24, 2014

Unions Boost Women’s Earnings, Benefits, and Workplace Flexibility

June 18, 2014

Federal Paid Leave Policy Could Allow Millions of Working Americans Access to Much Needed Family and Medical Leave

June 16, 2014

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

Unionization Continues to Boost Pay and Benefits of Black Workers

February 12, 2014

Expanding FMLA Coverage Could Increase Access to More Than 8 Million Workers

February 5, 2014

Why America Needs Paid Parental Leave

December 12, 2013

United States Still a No-Vacation Nation

May 24, 2013

Five Policies That Could Improve Job Quality in the United States

April 26, 2013

New Report Shows European Countries Offer Far More Parental Leave Than U.S.
July 19, 2010

This Father’s Day, Dads Need Health Insurance
June 17, 2010

Unionization Substantially Increases the Wages of Service-Sector Workers
April 7, 2009

Unemployment Jumps to 8.1 Percent as Job Loss Accelerates
March 6, 2009 (Jobs Byte)

Pro-Union Workers Fired in Over One-fourth of Union Election Campaigns
March 4, 2009

CEPR Releases Summary of Tax and Benefit Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
February 2, 2009

Child Tax Credit in Need of Overhaul
January 15, 2009

New Method Needed to Assess What Working-Class Families Need to Make Ends Meet
December 23, 2008

Sharpest Consumption Drop Since 1980 Pushes GDP Negative
October 30, 2008 (GDP Byte)

Inflation Levels Off in September
October 16, 2008 (Prices Byte)

Unionization Substantially Improves the Pay and Benefits of Younger Workers
October 16, 2008

Are You Better Off in 2008 Than You Were in 2000?
September 25, 2008

Unionization Substantially Improves the Pay and Benefits of Latino Workers
September 16, 2008

More Substantial Stimulus and Policy Proposals Needed to Help Americans Weather the Recession

July 24, 2008

Policymakers Should Promote Access to Driving by Reducing License Suspensions
July 17, 2008

Lower Health and Housing Inflation Leave Overall and Core CPI Flat in February
March 14, 2008 (Prices Byte)

Decline in U.S. Manufacturing Hurts African Americans Disproportionately

February 26, 2008

One in Five People in Working Families Fail to Attain to the Middle Class
February 21, 2008

Economy Sheds Jobs, Unemployment Stable
February 1, 2008 (Jobs Byte)

U.K.’s Living Standards Will Still Lag Behind the U.S.
January 11, 2008

Opt Out Revolution? New Evidence to the Contrary
January 10, 2008

Tens of Millions of Families with Low-Wage Workers Fall Into Gap Left by Employers and Government
October 10, 2007

Millions of Low-Income Families Who Need Medicaid and SCHIP Are Ineligible for Benefits
September 25, 2007

Labor Day: No Picnic for Millions of Workers
August 29, 2007

U.S. Only Advanced Economy That Does Not Guarantee Workers Paid Vacation
May 16, 2007

CEPR Economist Heather Boushey Testifies Before Congress on Equal Pay for Women
April 24, 2007

CEPR Economist Heather Boushey Testifies to the EEOC on Work/Family Policies
April 17, 2007

New Book Explains Right Turn in US Politics Since 1980
April 3, 2007

Over 40 Million Jobs - 1 in 3 - Pay Low Wages
March 15, 2007

"Tag-Team Parenting" Used by Lower-Income, Less-Educated Parents
August 29, 2006

Federal Minimum Wage At Lowest Point In 50 Years
June 19, 2006

Decline In Auto Industry Undermines Well-Paid Jobs for African Americans
January 23, 2006

Economic Study Refutes Myth that Women are Opting Out
November 30, 2005

Women with Access to Leave Benefit from Higher Wages and Better Employment Outcomes
April 6, 2005