Jared Bernstein

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Jared Bernstein is a Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

Jared Bernstein appears in the following:

New York, California Raise the Bar on Minimum Wage

Monday, April 04, 2016

California and New York plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. A former economic advisor to Vice President Joe Biden explains what constitutes a living wage today.

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Back To Work Then Ban The Box – Making Criminals Past Off Limits

Friday, February 06, 2015

Job applicants with a criminal background are often rejected but how can employers make the hiring process more fair without immediately rejecting qualified candidates? 

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45 Million Americans Live Below the Poverty Line

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A new Census report finds that 45.3 million people are still living below the poverty line. After the recession, it looks like there's been recovery for some, but not for all.

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Debate: Does Income Inequality Matter?

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Scott Winship, fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution, debate whether income inequality is really a problem.

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The economy

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Economist and op-ed columnist Jared Bernstein talks with The Takeaway about the Obama administration's challenge in pulling America out of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.


Ask an Economist

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The U.S. economy seems to be in big trouble. Economist Jared Bernstein explains what that means in concrete terms - from how credit card interest rates are being affected, to whether Social Security is really going bust, and what the next president can do to help turn things around. Bernstein’s ...

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What Number was that Again?

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Terry Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College, offers analysis on the nth Clinton/Obama debate last night. Then, Jared Bernstein, senior economist at the Economic Policy Institute and the author of Crunch: Why Do I Feel So Squeezed? (And ...

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