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Elise Gould

Elise Gould

Elise Gould is director of health policy research at the Economic Policy Institute.

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Strong Job Growth in March as Vaccine Distribution Expands and the American Rescue Plan Ramps Up

Even at this pace, it could take more than a year to dig out of the total jobs shortfall. However, today's number is certainly a promising sign for the recovery.

Elise Gould ·


Jobs Report Shows Congress Must Pass Full $1.9 Trillion Relief Package Immediately

The $1.9 trillion relief and recovery bill being considered in Congress this week is exactly what workers and their families need right now.

Elise Gould ·


Any Hope for a Quick Recovery Off the Table Unless Congress Acts Now

The job openings and labor turnover survey continues to show weaker levels of hires than before the recession hit.

Elise Gould ·


Thanks to GOP, Next President Inherits a Devastated Economy With Millions Out of Work

Policymakers cannot ignore the economic devastation happening to workers and their families across the country.

Elise Gould ·


As Economic Bounceback Deflates, Lawmakers Must Act Now to Reinstate the $600 Unemployment Boost

Job gains in the United States slowed considerably in July.

Elise Gould ·


Public Education Job Losses in April Are Already Greater Than in All of the Great Recession

Not only are these job losses devastating to those no longer getting a paycheck, but they negatively impact the education students receive.

Elise Gould ·


A Waking Nightmare: Today’s Jobs Report Shows 20.5 Million Jobs Lost in April

It’s as if all the jobs in all of the states beginning with the letter "M" simply disappeared in the last month. That's all the jobs in Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, and Montana combined.

Elise Gould ·


Unemployment Filing Failures

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

Ben Zipperer ·

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