It Takes a Policy Agenda

Policy Paper
June 21, 2011

Multiple Policy Changes Caused the Wage-Growth Slowdown, Multiple Changes Will Be Needed to Fix It

This forum's focus on the problems of sluggish wage-growth for much of the American workforce is most welcome. Before the overwhelming surge of joblessness and underemployment of the last four years caused by the bursting housing bubble, the failure of the wages of most American workers to track economy-wide productivity growth was one of the most conspicuous failures of U.S. economic performance.

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