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Eileen Appelbaum: Blog Posts

November 10, 2014
Private Equity at Work: PE Facing Up to Possibility of Lower Returns Going Forward

October 20, 2014
Gretchen Morgenson Warns on Pensions and Private Equity (Guest Post)

August 14, 2014
Correction and Update on Bain and Blackstone’s Recent IPO for Michael’s Stores

July 28, 2014
Private Equity at Work: Perhaps it’s Not Private Equity’s Image that’s the Problem

July 25, 2014
Private Equity at Work: Private Equity’s Excessive Use of Debt Endangers Main Street Firms and Workers

July 16, 2014
Private Equity at Work: CalPERS Private Equity Returns: Good, But Not Good Enough

July 09, 2014
Private Equity at Work: PE Firms Are Busy Making Hay While the Sun Shines

June 26, 2014
Private Equity at Work: Too Much of a Good Thing?

June 18, 2014
PRIVATE EQUITY AT WORK: For Red Lobster’s Workers, It’s out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire

June 09, 2014
Private Equity at Work: Limit Leverage to Limit Risk

May 19, 2014
Summers’ Review of Piketty’s Book Gets Private Equity Wrong

December 12, 2013
Can Paid Family Leave Increase Men’s Participation in Parenting?

July 18, 2013
The Women’s Economic Agenda: A Path to Increased Opportunity and Stronger Economic Growth

February 27, 2013
The Family and Medical Leave Act at 20, Part 4

February 25, 2013
The Family and Medical Leave Act at 20, Part 3

February 22, 2013
The Family and Medical Leave Act at 20, Part 2

February 20, 2013
The Family and Medical Leave Act at 20, Part 1

November 20, 2012
Hostess: Challenges Facing Unions when PE Doesn't Deliver

November 15, 2012
Shameless CEO Campaign Sends Debt-Laden Caesar’s CEO to Lecture the 99% on Fixing Debt

October 16, 2012
Family Leave Insurance in New Jersey

October 10, 2012
Private Equity’s Handiwork – Saving or Pillaging, You Be the Judge

July 27, 2012
It's Not Just Friendly's - Sun Keeps Ownership of Its Bankrupt Companies

June 28, 2012
Does Private Equity Save Jobs in Tough Times?

January 15, 2012
Plain Talk about Private Equity

January 05, 2012
BlackRock's Surprising Reach into the US Economy

January 01, 2012
Sun Capital's "Gift" to Taxpayers

November 22, 2011
As 10th Anniversary of California's Paid Family Leave Law Approaches, Poll Shows State Needs to Do More Program Outreach

August 16, 2011
It’s Not Just the Decline in Public Sector Jobs that is Holding Women Back

August 05, 2011
Tax Holiday for Offshore Profits Rewards Bad Behavior

March 15, 2011
Paid Sick Days – an Important Job Saving Strategy in a Weak Economy

March 05, 2011
Economic Policy Still Failing U.S. Workers

February 17, 2011
Why Is Gov. Christie Afraid to Tackle the REALLY Big Thing – Jobs?

January 27, 2011
President’s Speech Said Little About The State of the Union

December 11, 2010
Progressives in Congress Stand Up

December 07, 2010
Tax Cut Deal: Extends Current Programs, Provides Little Spur to Further Job Growth

December 06, 2010
In the Interest of Decency and the Economy, Extend Unemployment Benefits

November 09, 2010
Let’s Help Workers Keep Their Jobs

October 22, 2010
It’s Time to Raise Wall Street’s Taxes

October 06, 2010
Panelists: Stimulus was Too Small, More Action Needed to Jumpstart Economy


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