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US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...jobs total in December 2007, when the Great Recession officially began.Still, researchers at the liberal Economic Policy Institute estimate that 6.7 million more jobs would have been needed to keep up with population growth.The challenge...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-04/us-hiring-surges-unemployment-dips
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Time for prosperity dividend

...budget surplus expected this year to fight off an imminent recession. According to Dr. Eileen Appelbaum of the Economic Policy Institute, a one-time payment would give a quick lift to the economy by spurring consumer spending. The economic boom...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031901/Ope_MyTurn.html
Opinion
Gap between U.S. rich and poor has grown wider, report says

...past decade. The study was conducted by the Economic Policy Institute and the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities...said Jared Bernstein, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. ``The middle class is working more than ever...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011800/Loc_income.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...past decade. The study was conducted by the Economic Policy Institute and the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities...said Jared Bernstein, an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. ``The middle class is working more than ever...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011800/Loc_income.shtml
Con: 'Green energy' is the best route to profitable public investment

...of Energy's loans for innovative technologies.A study conducted in 2011 by the BlueGreen Alliance and the Economic Policy Institute confirmed the jobs benefits of green energy policies. It found that the stimulus created or saved 997,000...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-13/con-green-energy-best-route-profitabl
Opinion
Seasonal hiring drops Juneau's unemployment rate

...likely means more new jobs seekers, which puts some pressure on the state's jobless rate," he said. The Economic Policy Institute noted Friday that Alaska was one of just three states that had employment levels higher now than at the beginning...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-06-18/seasonal-hiring-drops-juneaus-unemploym
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Coda: Code for a Trojan horse

...Krugman, China's currency manipulation alone costs America up to 1.5 percent of its GDP every year, and Economic Policy Institute economist Robert Scott suggests this kills as many as 3 million U.S. jobs. Now, Paulson stands to personally...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-15/coda-code-trojan-horse
Opinion
Wage boost would narrow chasm between working poor, their bosses

...wage.On Jan. 1, 2012, eight states raised their "indexed" minimum wages to adjust for inflation. The Economic Policy Institute estimates that more than 1 million workers benefited directly from these increases.Additionally, as employers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-06/wage-boost-would-narrow-chasm-between
Opinion
The economic power of Obama's pen

...contracted workers earns less than the poverty level for a family of four, according to a 2009 analysis from the Economic Policy Institute. There's more. Why, despite years of scandals about contractor fraud and misconduct, do we continue awarding...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070810/opi_670009479.shtml
Opinion
Joseph Stack: Taking our fear and anger too far

...in the last 30 years has gone to the top one-tenth of the top 1 percent, according to the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute, while the bottom 90 percent has earned just 15.9 percent. The net effect is a long and persistent squeeze...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022210/opi_566154595.shtml
Opinion

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