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Economic Security and Opportunity for Working Families (Testimony)

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Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research

Author(s): Eileen Appelbaum

Topic: Economics (Infrastructure)

Keywords: Women's employment; Income inequality; Productivity

Type: Testimony

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

In testimony before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on economic security for working families, CEPR Advisory Board Member Eileen Appelbaum stated: "Enacting a working families’ agenda will better equip workers to shoulder the risks of a dynamic and rapidly changing economy. It will also buffer all workers against the worst effects of the bursting of the housing bubble or a disorderly decline in the dollar as global payments imbalances adjust."