Lawrence Mishel is president of the Economic Policy Institute, an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank that researches the impact of economic trends and policies on working people in the United States and around the world. EPI's mission is to inform people and empower them to seek solutions that will ensure broadly shared prosperity and opportunity.
It's an empty promise—because the chance to thrive will never be good amid great inequalities.Lawrence MishelApr 09, 2015
The Hamilton Project, led by the presumed presidential candidate's adviser Robert Rubin, serves up a prescription for the middle class that won't help much—and defies the recommendations of her friends at CAP.Lawrence MishelFeb 18, 2015
If we don't get there, then many communities—particularly those of color—will be left out of the recovery.Lawrence MishelFeb 06, 2015
While he's taken steps to improve Americans' wages, there's still more the president can do.Lawrence MishelJan 20, 2015
Low-wage Americans are not the only workers affected by stagnant wages and rising inequality.Lawrence MishelJan 08, 2015