Recent articles on the ESSPRI blog:


The Anti-Poverty Policy that Keeps on Giving 

Exposure to the Earned Income Tax Credit during childhood improves educational attainment and labor market outcomes in adulthood.

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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.



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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