In this episode, Jay Shambaugh, director of The Hamilton Project and senior fellow in Economic Studies at Brookings, and Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, discuss the decades-long trend of real wage stagnation and policy solutions for increasing productivity, strengthening wage growth, and ensuring that national economic growth is reflected in the living standards of all American workers.
- Revitalizing wage growth policies to get American workers a raise
- Are wages really rising for American workers?
- How to get American workers a raise: Policies to revitalize wage growth
- Brookings Cafeteria Podcast: Alan Krueger on protecting low-income workers from monopsony and collusion
With thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo, Chris McKenna, Brennan Hoban, and Fred Dews for additional support.
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