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1 percent of incomes growing in recovery

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Wages grew 11.2 percent for top U.S. earners as the economy recovered in 2011, but fell 0.4 percent for all others, an economics researcher said.

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Jobs bill scaled down in U.S. Senate

Jobs bill scaled down in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Economists say a jobs bill scaled down in the U.S. Senate amid political opposition should not be seen as a major employment solution.

Downsizing up with third-quarter reports

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A drumbeat of job losses accompanied a slew of negative corporate reports that battered stocks on Wall Street Wednesday.

U.S. job market still steady but lackluster

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- As Washington prepares for President Bush's inauguration for a second term, there is less urgency for the administration to tout its achievements on the economi
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: Job market not as strong as hoped

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Disappointingly few jobs were created in November, but the Bush administration remained upbeat about the U.S. labor market. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported early Friday that only 112,000 jobs were created last month, far below the Wall Street c
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Bush confidence surges on jobs gains

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- For President Bush, the euphoria continues.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

EPI: Middle-class income down since 2000

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Middle-income families of all types have seen earnings drop since 2000 due to high health care and job scarcity over the last few years, a report issued Thursda

More jobs to be had, but still not enough

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- The Bush administration should be delighted that the job market picked up in August, as voters continue to fret about jobs ahead of the Nov. 2 presidential elec
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Protests reflect think tanks' new role

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- The increasingly visible influence of think tanks upon public policy may be turning these traditionally low-profile, intellectually rarefied institutions into t
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tank Correspondent

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Lawrence Mishel
Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers (L) watches as Lawrence Mishel, president of the Economic Policy Institute, testifies before a Senate and House joint Economic Committee hearing on a possible recession in America in Washington on January 16, 2008. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Lawrence Mishel is president of the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., a progressive think-tank that seeks to advance the interests of American workers. He has been at EPI since 1987, first serving as Research Director, then as Vice-president and in 2002 became President.

Mishel is the senior author of EPI's biannual (even-numbered years) flagship publication, The State of Working America, a comprehensive summary of the United States labor market and living standards, which first appeared in 1988.

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