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Title The state of working America / Lawrence Mishel [and others].

Publication Info. Ithaca : ILR Press, 2012.


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Edition 12th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 505 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview : policy-driven inequality blocks living-standards growth for low- and middle-income Americans -- Income : already a "lost decade" -- Mobility : not offsetting growing inequality -- Wages : the top, and very top, outpace the rest -- Jobs : a function of demand -- Wealth : unrelenting disparities -- Poverty : the great recession adds injury to insult -- Appendix A : CPS income measurement -- Appendix B : wage measurement.
Summary Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.S. and how the economy affects the living standards of the American people.
Note Print version record.
Subject Working class -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.
Cost and standard of living -- United States -- Statistics.
United States -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.
Working class -- United States -- Economic conditions.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Cost and standard of living. (OCoLC)fst00880673
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Working class -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst01180442
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Statistics. (OCoLC)fst01423727
Electronic books.
Added Author Mishel, Lawrence R.
Other Form: Print version: State of working America. 12th ed. Ithaca, NY : ILR Press, 2012 9780801451706 (DLC) 2012043719 (OCoLC)794706488
ISBN 9780801466236 (electronic bk.)
0801466237 (electronic bk.)
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