The Working Knowledge blog shares evidence-based insights and perspectives on rebuilding a more equitable and resilient labor market.
Economic context August 11, 2022
Policymakers Face Trade-offs in Supporting Workers’ Economic Mobility and Protecting Them from Inflation
Mixed signals for the economy and low-wage workers in particular—higher wages but also growing inflation—pose thorny trade-offs for policymakers and raise important questions to be prioritized in future research.
Federal policy June 28, 2022
Roe v. Wade’s Reversal Poses a Disproportionate Threat to Black Women’s Economic Mobility
The June 24 US Supreme Court ruling, which struck down the constitutional right to an abortion, will undermine Black women’s educational attainment, occupational outcomes, and lifetime earnings.