Jared Bernstein

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Asset Based Policies for the Poor: A Perspective from the Left

Work, Wages and Income Still Matter

Most of us would agree that we live in a society where the deck is stacked against those at the bottom of the income scale. The poor are often excluded […]


Making a Living: How the living wage movement prevailed

Since the mid-1990s, 79 cities or counties in America have passed living wage ordinances. The movement’s success has been remarkable, given a legislative climate that looks suspiciously on any rules […]