Press releases and announcements

The unemployment rate fell in most states in 2018: 44 states and the District of Columbia showed job gains in December
January 18, 2019

Lynn Rhinehart joins EPI as senior fellow
January 11, 2019

Daniel Costa re-joins the Economic Policy Institute as Director of Immigration Law and Policy Research
January 8, 2019

December jobs report shows fiscal stimulus, even if badly designed, really does boost growth
January 4, 2019

Pedro da Costa joins the Economic Policy Institute as communications director
January 3, 2019

EPI’s top charts of 2018 show that policymakers must make a concerted effort to solve inequality
December 20, 2018

EPI President Thea Lee appointed to U.S.–China Economic and Security Review Commission
December 20, 2018

Fed’s interest rate hike will hurt working people
December 19, 2018

Sprint–T-Mobile merger would escalate market power in the industry, worsen wireless retail workers’ wages: Antitrust enforcers and courts must take workers’ wages and working conditions, in addition to consumer prices, into account when examining mergers
December 17, 2018

Media Advisory: The labor market impact of the proposed Sprint/T-Mobile merger
December 13, 2018

Employer power in labor markets, while strong, is roughly constant—while inequality and wage trends have been driven by a collapse in workers’ power
December 12, 2018

Proposed DOL rule allowing teenagers to independently operate power-driven patient lifts in nursing homes would not improve their employment opportunities
December 11, 2018

Aluminum tariffs will create more than 3,000 jobs and create billions of dollars in economic investment
December 11, 2018

Proposed joint-employer rule would cost working people $1.3 billion in wages annually
December 10, 2018

Jobs report provides more evidence that the Fed should alter its course and not raise rates
December 7, 2018

Media Advisory: Declining worker power in an era of market concentration
December 6, 2018

New policy roadmap details how policymakers can reverse the rise of inequality and deliver economic opportunity, security, and justice to all Americans
December 5, 2018

Media Advisory: The real economic effects of President Trump’s 232 aluminum and steel tariffs
December 4, 2018

Policy groups release blueprint for how new governors and state legislatures can fight the Trump administration’s war on workers
December 4, 2018

Most states experience job growth in October
November 19, 2018

Strong jobs report continues positive trend that began in 2010
November 2, 2018

Media Advisory: EPI to host symposium celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy
October 31, 2018

EPI supports new legislation banning mandatory arbitration in labor and employment matters
October 31, 2018

12 states and D.C. have a black unemployment rate at least twice that of white unemployment: The highest African American unemployment rate is in the District of Columbia at 12.4 percent
October 30, 2018

Increased government spending boosts growth, rising trade deficit and weak investment muffles it
October 26, 2018

The growing trade deficit with China has led to a loss of 3.4 million U.S. jobs between 2001 and 2017
October 23, 2018

Long-term trends show states continuing to add jobs
October 19, 2018

Media Advisory: Press call to discuss latest EPI report on the impact of U.S.–China trade on jobs
October 16, 2018

Media advisory: Trade Policy and the Midterm Elections
October 10, 2018

The rising price of health care costs American families thousands of dollars a year in forgone wages, out-of-pocket costs, and increased taxes
October 10, 2018

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