Jared Bernstein’s areas of expertise include federal and state economic and fiscal policies, income inequality and mobility, trends in employment and earnings, international comparisons and the analysis of financial and housing markets. He joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief [...]
We’ve invited three highly-respected economic thinkers from different perspectives, to see if there is some common economic ground, and whether that common ground tells us anything about how we can improve our economic health.
Four New Jersey residents with dramatically different incomes to demonstrate how current tax regulations disproportionately benefit some Americans more than others.
Guest essayist Tricia Rose of Brown University discusses the growing inequality of wealth distribution in America and how it will define us as a nation in the coming years.
Editorial cartoonist Steve Brodner conducts an illustrated interview with author Eduardo Porter about income inequality in America.
Are public unions to blame for states’ budget woes? Also: Alternatives to blood transfusions and an “illustrated interview” on income equality in America.