CEPR analyzes how families balance work and care, and how public policies affect family well-being.
Op-Eds & Columns
When Will the US Catch Up to the Rest of the World on Paid Family Leave?
The Hill, August 8, 2014
Child Labor is Part of Problem of Global Race to Bottom
Room for Debate (The New York Times), July 16, 2014
Paid Family Leave is a New Jersey Success Story
NJ.com, July 7, 2014
A Way to Better Pay, Benefits and Workplace Flexibility: Unions
The Hill, June 23, 2014
The Sharing Economy and the Mystery of the Mystery of Inequality
Truthout, June 23, 2014
|CEPR Work and Family Briefings
Audio files and PowerPoints presentations of five Congressional briefings on work/life issues
Bridging the Gaps
CEPR teamed up with state and national groups to document the persistent gaps between low-income working families' basic needs and the resources available to them.
Life, Work and Debt for Generations X and Y
Presentation by Heather Boushey at the New America Foundation, July 27, 2006 (includes video and audio)
The Growing Economic Divide in America and Its Poisonous Consequences
with chapter co-authored by Heather Boushey
Latest Press Hits
- America, Take a Break!
CIO, August 28, 2014
- Work Is Ever-Present Nowadays
The Berkshire Eagle, August 24, 2014
- Lucky Kiwis Get more Time off than Most
The New Zealand Herald, August 24, 2014
- U.S. Requires ZERO Days Of Paid Vacation Per Year, While Brazilians Have 41 Days Off
Fox News Latino, August 22, 2014
- Americans Get the Least Paid Vacation Time in the World - While Other Countries Enjoy as many as FORTY Days off a Year
Daily Mail, August 21, 2014