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This highly regarded volume, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers. Drawing on both original research and published sources, the authors present a wide variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, unemployment, wealth, and poverty--data that enable them to closely examine the impact of the economy on the living standards of the American people. This latest edition will be welcomed by journalists, government leaders, researchers, policymakers, professors, and others eager for a comprehensive portrait of the economic well-being of the nation.
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"No other publication in America is as valuable in assessing what’s happening to working men and women. And no surprise--it comes from the Economic Policy Institute."--John J. Sweeney, President, AFL-CIO
"The report [entitled] 'The State of Working America 2000-01'. . . makes it clear that despite the rosy stock market stories of the past few years, the typical American family accumulated more debt in the 1990's than it made from the appreciation of stocks."--Bob Herbert, Op-Ed, The New York Times. September 4, 2000.About the Author:
Lawrence Mishel is the president of the Economic Policy Institute and its research director from 1987 to 1999. He is the coauthor of every edition of The State of Working America.
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Book Description Cornell University Press, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. New item. May have light shelf wear. Seller Inventory # BK0143988
Book Description Cornell University Press, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0801486807
Book Description Cornell University Press, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0801486807