Recent articles on the ESSPRI blog:

 

Explaining the Decline in the U.S. Employment-to-Population Ratio over Recent Decades

Understanding the various potential factors driving the structural decline remains a priority for labor economists and policy makers alike.

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Proposal: The High Wage Tax Credit

Minimum wages reduce employment of low-skilled workers, yet political support for minimum-wage increases is so strong that they seem inevitable. What to do? ESSPRI director David Neumark discusses an innovative idea for policymakers.

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Investing in People to Fight Poverty

A stronger emphasis on policies that increase economic self-sufficiency in the longer-run can offer common ground for fighting poverty.

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