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Lawrence Mishel

Lawrence Mishel is a distinguished fellow at EPI after serving as president from 2002–2017

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Wage Inequality Continued to Increase in 2020

Top 1.0% of earners see wages up 179% since 1979 while share of wages for bottom 90% hits new low.

Lawrence Mishel ·


Over Last 30 Years, Wages for Top 1% Soared by 160% While Wages of Bottom 90% Actually Went Down

It is way past time to remake wage pattern with economic policies that generate robust wage-growth for vast majority.

Lawrence Mishel ·


Top 1.0% of Earners See Wages Up 157.8% Since 1979

This disparity in wage growth reflects a sharp long-term rise in the share of total wages earned by those in the top 1.0% and 0.1%.

Lawrence Mishel ·


Further Evidence That the Tax Cuts Have Not Led to Widespread Bonuses, Wage or Compensation Growth

The bottom line is that there has been very little increase in private sector compensation or W-2 wages since the end of 2017

Lawrence Mishel ·

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