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Ben Zipperer

Ben Zipperer is an economist at the Economic Policy Institute. His areas of expertise include the minimum wage, inequality, and low-wage labor markets. He has published research in the Industrial and Labor Relations Review and has been quoted in outlets such as the New York TimesThe Washington Post, Bloomberg, and the BBC.

Articles by this author

 

Over 13 Million More People Would Be in Poverty Without Unemployment Insurance and Stimulus Payments

Senate Republicans are blocking legislation proven to reduce poverty.

Ben Zipperer ·


12.7 Million Workers Have Likely Lost Employer-Provided Health Insurance Since the Coronavirus Shock Began

The linkage between specific jobs and the availability of health insurance is a prime source of inefficiency and inequity in the U.S. health system.

Josh Bivens ·


Unemployment Filing Failures

New survey confirms that millions of jobless were unable to file an unemployment insurance claim.

Ben Zipperer ·

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