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Product Description: In Failure by Design, the Economic Policy Institute's Josh Bivens takes a step back from the acclaimed State of Working America series, building on its wealth of data to relate a compelling narrative of the U.S. economy's struggle to emerge from the Great Recession of 2008...read more
By Lawrence Mishel (foreword by)

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9780801450150 | Ilr Pr, January 13, 2011, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: In Failure by Design, the Economic Policy Institute's Josh Bivens takes a step back from the acclaimed State of Working America series, building on its wealth of data to relate a compelling narrative of the U.

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Product Description: Praise for previous editions of The State of Working America: "The State of Working America remains unrivaled as the most-trusted source for a comprehensive understanding of how working Americans and their families are faring in today's economy...read more

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9780801445293, titled "The State of Working America, 2006-2007" | Ilr Pr, December 1, 2006, cover price $89.50 | About this edition: Praise for previous editions of The State of Working America: "The State of Working America remains unrivaled as the most-trusted source for a comprehensive understanding of how working Americans and their families are faring in today's economy.

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9780801473555, titled "The State of Working America, 2006-2007" | 10th edition (Ilr Pr, December 1, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Praise for previous editions of The State of Working America: "The State of Working America remains unrivaled as the most-trusted source for a comprehensive understanding of how working Americans and their families are faring in today's economy.

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Product Description: In a knowledge-driven economy, those without at least a high school diploma will be far more limited in their work prospects than those with one. But scholars and educators disagree on the rate of graduation in U.S. high schools. Some new statistics seriously understate minority graduation rates and fail to reflect the tremendous progress in the last few decades in closing the black-white and the Hispanic-white graduation gaps...read more

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9781932066241 | Economic Policy Inst, April 30, 2006, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: In a knowledge-driven economy, those without at least a high school diploma will be far more limited in their work prospects than those with one.

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Product Description: In the heated debate over charter schools, advocates insist charters are a beneficial alternative that especially helps economically disadvantaged students, while critics doubt these touted achievements. This new book, co-published by the Economic Policy Institute and Teachers College Press, sheds much-needed light on the effectiveness of charter schools by analyzing current research and data to show how they perform compared to regular public schools...read more

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9780807746158 | Teachers College Pr, April 30, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In the heated debate over charter schools, advocates insist charters are a beneficial alternative that especially helps economically disadvantaged students, while critics doubt these touted achievements.

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Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.S., and how the economy affects the living standards of the American people.

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9780801443398 | Cornell Univ Pr, January 31, 2005, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.

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9780801489624, titled "The State Of Working America, 2004-2005" | Ilr Pr, January 13, 2005, cover price $31.50 | About this edition: Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.

Product Description: A bold and graphic rendering of declining living standards and growing inequalities in a book-and-poster format. Striking and informative, The Prosperity Gap uses the immediate impact of a poster format to illustrate the "whys" behind the decline in living standards experienced by the typical American family...read more

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9781565844797 | Pstr edition (New Pr, May 1, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A bold and graphic rendering of declining living standards and growing inequalities in a book-and-poster format.

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Product Description: The State of Working America, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data on family incomes, wages, taxes, unemployment, wealth, and poverty-data that enable the authors to closely examine the effect of the economy on the living standards of the American people...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780801440649 | Cornell Univ Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $62.95 | About this edition: The State of Working America, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data on family incomes, wages, taxes, unemployment, wealth, and poverty-data that enable the authors to closely examine the effect of the economy on the living standards of the American people.

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9780801488030 | Ilr Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: The State of Working America, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, includes a wide variety of data on family incomes, wages, taxes, unemployment, wealth, and poverty-data that enable the authors to closely examine the effect of the economy on the living standards of the American people.

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Product Description: In the Economic Policy Institute's book, The Class Size Debate, two eminent economists debate the merits of smaller class size and the research methods used to gauge the efficacy of this education reform measure.
By Eric Alan Hanushek (contributor), Alan B. Krueger (contributor), Lawrence Mishel (editor), Jennifer King Rice (contributor) and Richard Rothstein (editor)

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9780944826928 | Economic Policy Inst, June 1, 2002, cover price $13.50 | About this edition: In the Economic Policy Institute's book, The Class Size Debate, two eminent economists debate the merits of smaller class size and the research methods used to gauge the efficacy of this education reform measure.

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Product Description: This highly regarded volume, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers. Drawing on both original research and published sources, the authors present a wide variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, unemployment, wealth, and poverty--data that enable them to closely examine the impact of the economy on the living standards of the American people...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780801438233 | Ilr Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $73.95 | About this edition: This highly regarded volume, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers.

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9780801486807, titled "The State of Working America 2000-2001" | Cornell Univ Pr, January 1, 2001, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This highly regarded volume, prepared biennially since 1988 by the Economic Policy Institute, sums up the problems and challenges facing American workers.

Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.S.

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9780801436130 | Cornell Univ Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.

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9780801485824, titled "The State of Working America, 1998-99" | Cornell Univ Pr, January 1, 1999, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines the distribution of income and wealth in the U.

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Product Description: The State of Working America, 1996-97 presents a statistical portrait of the standard of living of America's working families based on the most recent data available. By thoroughly analyzing areas such as family income, taxes, wages, jobs, wealth, and poverty, Mishel, Bernstein, and Schmitt show how the current economy is reflected in the lives of American workers...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780765600233 | Economic Policy Inst, January 1, 1997, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: The State of Working America, 1996-97 presents a statistical portrait of the standard of living of America's working families based on the most recent data available.

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9780765600240 | Economic Policy Inst, January 1, 1997, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: The State of Working America, 1996-97 presents a statistical portrait of the standard of living of America's working families based on the most recent data available.

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Product Description: Economists and policy makers have advocated restructuring European labor markets after the deregulatory, "high employment" U.S. model. Beware the U.S. Model suggests a news approach: macroeconomic policies that emphasize job growth, high-performance work organization, and international regulation of financial and labor markets...read more

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9780944826584 | Economic Policy Inst, December 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Economists and policy makers have advocated restructuring European labor markets after the deregulatory, "high employment" U.

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Product Description: "A comprehensive statistical portrait of the standard of living of working Americans. ... A very interesting and useful book. It presents a wealth of statistical information in a very accessible manner". -- Journal of Economic Issues

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9781563245329 | Economic Policy Inst, December 1, 1994, cover price $158.00 | About this edition: "A comprehensive statistical portrait of the standard of living of working Americans.

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9781563245336 | Economic Policy Inst, February 1, 1995, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: "A comprehensive statistical portrait of the standard of living of working Americans.

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Product Description: Drawing on a variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, employment, wealth, health care and poverty, this text provides a portrait of the living standards of Americans in the mid-1990s. It contains up-to-date data from the US Census. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781563242113 | M E Sharpe Inc, June 1, 1993, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Drawing on a variety of data on family incomes, taxes, wages, employment, wealth, health care and poverty, this text provides a portrait of the living standards of Americans in the mid-1990s.

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Product Description: This work provides a comprehensive portrait of how the US standard of living has changed during recent years, as compared to the whole period since World War II. The study presents statistics that are compiled from government and private data sources...read more

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9780873328135 | M E Sharpe Inc, March 1, 1991, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This work provides a comprehensive portrait of how the US standard of living has changed during recent years, as compared to the whole period since World War II.

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Product Description: This work provides a comprehensive portrait of how the US standard of living has changed during recent years, as compared to the whole period since World War II. The study presents statistics that are compiled from government and private data sources...read more

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9780873328128 | Subsequent edition (M E Sharpe Inc, March 1, 1991), cover price $175.00 | About this edition: This work provides a comprehensive portrait of how the US standard of living has changed during recent years, as compared to the whole period since World War II.

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