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Business As Usual: New Jersey Employers’ Experiences with Family Leave Insurance

June 2014, Sharon Lerner and Eileen Appelbaum

Women, Working Families, and Unions

June 2014, Janelle Jones, John Schmitt, and Nicole Woo

Documenting the Need for a National Paid Family and Medical Leave Program: Evidence from the 2012 FMLA Survey

June 2014, Helene Jorgensen and Eileen Appelbaum

A College Degree is No Guarantee

May 2014, Janelle Jones and John Schmitt

Expanding Family and Medical Leave to Small Firms

April 2014, Helene Jorgensen and Eileen Appelbaum

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Op-Eds & Columns

Miss the Debt Clock? Then Check out the Pay Cut Clock

Nicole Woo
The Hill, July 25, 2014

Cheap Talk at the Fed

Dean Baker
Truthout, July 21, 2014

Child Labor is Part of Problem of Global Race to Bottom

Mark Weisbrot
Room for Debate (The New York Times), July 16, 2014

Paid Family Leave is a New Jersey Success Story

Eileen Appelbaum
NJ.com, July 7, 2014

Beyond Stagnation: An Alternative Economic Strategy

John Schmitt and Mark Levinson
Dissent, Summer 2014

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Events

Good News on Paid Family Leave: Political and Practical Lessons from New Jersey and California

Department of Labor Regional Forums (San Francisco)

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

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Press Releases

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

Black Recent Grads Hardest Hit by the Great Recession

May 20,2014

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

April 22, 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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