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1.Five Tips for Finding God Amidst the Coronavirus Crisis
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. - April 2 - This moment is unlike anything that almost any of us has ever experienced. The tally of sick and deceased mounts higher every day. We turn on the news or look out our windows to see empty streets and darkened buildings.
by Post on 04/02 08:55AM - Story - 689 Hits
2.Stockton’s Student Outcomes Symposium Shares Best Practices to Improve Services
Galloway, NJ – More than 200 higher education leaders convened to share best practices at the Student Outcomes Symposium, hosted by the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University on June 15. The symposium explored students’ academic success, workforce preparation and civic participation, and was attended by ...
by Post on 06/17 06:39PM - Story - 1,367 Hits
3.Increasingly Unequal States of America: Income Inequality by State
All 50 states have experienced widening income inequality in recent decades, finds a new report published by EPI for the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN). In The Increasingly Unequal States of America: Income Inequality by State, Estelle Sommeiller and Mark Price conduct a state-level analysis of income trends from ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/19 06:00PM - Story - 1,526 Hits
4. Low-Wage Workers Have Experienced Wage Erosion in Nearly Every State
by Doug Hall Though six years have passed since the Great Recession officially began in December 2007 and four-and-a-half years since its official end in June 2009, U.S. workers continue to feel the impact of the recession and the very weak recovery through elevated unemployment and through suppressed wages.
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/19 04:15PM - Story - 1,195 Hits
5.Economic Snapshot Five Years Since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: The Downward Spiral of Public Investment
by Joshua Smith Next Monday marks five years since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was enacted, yet the U.S. labor market remains extraordinarily weak, with too little demand, few job opportunities, and crushing levels of long-term unemployment. This demonstrates the continued importance of expansionary fiscal policy, including large-scale ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/12 04:45PM - Story - 1,731 Hits
6.Job-seekers ratio -Four-and-a-Half Years Since Recovery Began, No Jobs For More Than 60 Percent Of Job Seekers
The December Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics mark six years since the official beginning of the Great Recession in December 2007, and four-and-a-half years since its official end in June 2009. The report shows that job openings declined ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/11 06:48PM - Story - 1,130 Hits
7.Proposed $50 Billion Infrastructure Bank Could Cost the Government $100 Billion
In a policy memo released today, How Not to Fund an Infrastructure Bank, Economic Policy Institute Tax and Budget Director Thomas Hungerford examines two bills which would create an infrastructure bank financed by bonds purchased by multinational corporations with earnings returned to the United States tax free.
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/10 06:17PM - Story - 1,107 Hits
8.Jobs Quick Take Unemployment Drops, for Good Reasons for Once
by Heidi Shierholz - Washington, DC | Feb 7, 2014 The employment report released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that we added 113,000 jobs in January. That brings the average growth rate of the last three months to just 154,000. At this pace, it will take ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/07 04:39PM - Story - 1,128 Hits
9. U.S. Goods Trade Deficits with China Increased by $3.3 Billion in 2013, and by $3.5 Billion
Trade Picture by Robert E. Scott - Washington, DC | Feb 6, 2014 The U.S. Census Bureau reported that the annual U.S. trade deficit in goods and services declined from $534.7 billion in 2012 to $471.5 billion in 2013, an improvement of $63.2 billion (11.8 percent). This reflected a $24.8 ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 02/06 06:35PM - Story - 1,207 Hits
10.President Obama’s Move to Raise the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Is Welcome News
Statement from Ross Eisenbrey Requiring federal contractors to pay employees at least $10.10 per hour is a good first step, which EPI has called for, toward ensuring that taxpayer funds are not used to create a larger workforce that is unable to escape poverty and support a decent standard of ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 01/28 04:41PM - Story - 1,125 Hits
11.Over 600 Economists Sign Letter In Support of $10.10 Minimum Wage
Over PhD economists have signed an open letter—initiated by Economic Policy Institute President Lawrence Mishel and Harvard University professor Lawrence Katz—to the president and Congress in support of the Harkin-Miller Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013. Signatories include 7 Nobel Prize winners and 8 former presidents of the American Economic ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 01/27 05:59PM - Story - 1,574 Hits
12.Statement from Lawrence Mishel - Union Membership Share Grew in the Private Sector
Reacting to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on union membership, EPI President Lawrence Mishel said: “New data for 2013 on the number and share of workers with union coverage show some interesting trends. Private sector union coverage increased but was offset by an erosion in the public ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 01/27 03:47PM - Story - 1,033 Hits
13.Strategies to Make Good Money with Binary Options
If you are willing to invest some money and make a profit out of it online, binary options are perfect for it. Binary options are much simpler to deal with and are a simple investment option with no big amount requirements. People today can start trading in binary options for ...
by Angela Sanders on 01/27 07:13AM - Story - 2,493 Hits
14.Economic Snapshot - Likely That Nearly One in Five Black Workers Was Unemployed at Some Point in 2013
by Heidi Shierholz Though the nation will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, we remain a long way from reaching the goals he strove to achieve. From the 1960s to today, the black unemployment rate has been about 2 to 2.5 times the white unemployment rate, and ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 01/15 06:59PM - Story - 1,537 Hits
15.Filibuster Denies Unemployment Benefits to 4.9 Million Long-Term Jobless Workers (Not Just 1.9 Million) in 2014
Statement from Ross Eisenbrey Almost every story about the Republican filibuster of bills to revive the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program mentions the 1.3 million people who had their benefits cut off on December 28, 2013. But they miss the bigger story: it’s not just those who were receiving checks ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 01/15 06:51PM - Story - 1,365 Hits
16.Congress Has Never Allowed Unemployment Insurance Extensions To Expire With Long-Term Unemployment So High
Economic Snapshot by Heidi Shierholz Four and a half years after the official end of the Great Recession, there is still a gap in the labor market of nearly 8 million jobs. With job opportunities so weak for so long, workers have gotten stuck in unemployment for unprecedented lengths of ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 01/11 02:58PM - Story - 1,327 Hits
17.Jobs Quick Take - Good News for Some but Not for the Longterm Unemployed
by Elise Gould This morning’s employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the economy added 203,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.0 percent. While this is welcome news, it’s important to keep in mind that we still need nearly 8 million jobs to return ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 12/06 03:40PM - Story - 1,005 Hits
18.EPI Advises Scrutiny of PISA Spin
Washington, DC | Dec 2, 2013 Tomorrow morning in an event it terms “PISA Day,” the U.S. Department of Education (ED) will release student scores from the United States and other nations on last years’ international test, the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). In a departure from past years, ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 12/02 03:36PM - Story - 915 Hits
19.State Jobs Picture Full Employment Would Benefit Workers In Every State
by Doug Hall The October 2013 Bureau of Labor Statistics state employment data released this morning shows the ongoing challenges faced in most regions of the country, as slow employment growth continues to take a toll on the workforce. From July 2013 to October 2013, 34 states and the District ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 11/22 04:24PM - Story - 959 Hits
20.Jobs Quick Take Labor Force Participation Drops to its Lowest Point of the Recovery
by Heidi Shierholz The jobs report released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the labor market gained 204,000 jobs in October, along with an upward revision of 60,000 to prior months’ data, bringing the average growth rate of the last year to 194,000. There appears to be ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 11/08 04:34PM - Story - 1,257 Hits
21.GDP Growth Was Still Too Slow Heading into Fiscal Showdown
Statement from EPI Research and Policy Director Josh Bivens Today it was reported that the U.S. economy grew at a 2.8 percent annualized rate in the third quarter of this year. This growth was too slow to rapidly bring down unemployment and restore the U.S. labor market to its full ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 11/07 05:34PM - Story - 942 Hits
22.Jobs Quick Take - Tepid Employment Report Shows Congress Should Focus on Jobs, Not Fiscal Brinkmanship
by Elise Gould Today’s jobs report showed that 148,000 jobs were added in September, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.2 percent. The labor force participation rate and the employment-to-population ratio failed to increase. This report demonstrates once again that we are far from a full recovery. Also, ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 10/22 04:01PM - Story - 1,057 Hits
23.Displaced Minority Workers Suffered 29.6 Percent Drop In Wages From The Growing Trade Deficit With China
by Robert E. Scott Growing China trade deficits displaced nearly a million good jobs with excellent benefits for minority workers between 2001 and 2011. Minority workers suffered a disproportionately large 35 percent of total jobs displaced by growing trade deficits. As this report explains, this also means huge wage losses ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 10/11 04:37PM - Story - 985 Hits
24.Hitting The Debt Ceiling: An Anti-Stimulus At Least Twice As Large As The Stimulus In The Recovery Act
by Josh Bivens This blog post has been updated. Several days ago Paul Krugman made a good point—while it’s really hard to be precise about how much it would hurt to slam into the constraint of the debt ceiling, we do know clearly that it would indeed hurt.
by Mel Fabrikant on 10/11 03:01PM - Story - 1,062 Hits
25.Statement from Josh Bivens: President Obama’s Nomination of Janet Yellen To Chair the Federal Reserve Is Encouraging News
"President Obama’s nomination of Janet Yellen to be the next Chair of the Federal Reserve is encouraging news. Yellen has extensive relevant experience as both a researcher and a policymaker. Most importantly, she has had a correct diagnosis of what is driving the chronic joblessness crisis in the U.S. economy: ...
by Mel Fabrikant on 10/10 03:20PM - Story - 889 Hits
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