Briefs


The teacher pay gap is wider than ever
Sylvia A. Allegretto and Lawrence Mishel, August 2016
CWED Brief #2016-06

Credible research designs for minimum wage studies
Ben Zipperer, August 2016
CWED Brief #2016-05

Data and Methods for Estimating the Impact of Proposed Local Minimum Wage Laws
Ian Perry, Sarah Thomason, and Annette Bernhardt, June 2016
CWED Brief #2016-04

The Effects of a $15 Minimum Wage by 2019 in San Jose and Santa Clara County
Michael Reich, Claire Montialoux, Sylvia A. Allegretto, Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt, and Sarah Thomason, June 2016
CWED Brief #2016-03

California's Labor Market: Eight Years Post-Great-Recession
Sylvia A. Allegretto with research assistance from Saika Belal May 2016
CWED Brief #2016-02
Press Release

The Effects of a $15 Minimum Wage in New York State
Michael Reich, Sylvia A. Allegretto, Ken Jacobs and Claire Montialoux, March 2016
CWED Brief #2016-01

Contra Costa County's Proposed Minimum Wage Law: A Prospective Impact Study
Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt, Ian Perry and Michael Reich, September 2015
CWED Brief #2015-03

Estimated Impact of a Proposed Minimum Wage Law for Sacramento
Michael Reich, Annette Bernhardt, Ian Perry and Ken Jacobs, August 2015
CWED Brief #2015-02

The Proposed Minimum Wage Law for Los Angeles: Economic Impacts and Policy Options
Michael Reich, Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt and Ian Perry, March 2015
CWED Brief #2015-01

The Mayor of Los Angeles’ Proposed City Minimum Wage Policy: A Prospective Impact Study
Michael Reich, Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt and Ian Perry, September 2014
CWED Brief #2014-05

San Francisco's Proposed City Minimum Wage Law: A Prospective Impact Study
Michael Reich, Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt and Ian Perry, August 2014
CWED Brief #2014-04

Estimated Impact of San Diego’s Proposed Minimum Wage Law
Michael Reich, Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt and Ian Perry, June 2014
CWED Brief #2014-03

Ten Dollars or Thirteen Dollars? Comparing the Effects of State Minimum Wage Increases in California
Sylvia A. Allegretto, Michael Reich and Rachel West, June 2014
CWED Brief #2014-02

The Impact of Oakland's Proposed City Minimum Wage Law: A Prospective Study
Michael Reich, Ken Jacobs, Annette Bernhardt and Ian Perry, June 2014
CWED Brief #2014-01

Data and Methods for Estimating the Impact of Proposed Local Minimum Wage Laws
Jeremy Welsh-Loveman, Ian Perry and Annette Bernhardt, June 2014
CWED Techinical Appendix

Increasing the Minimum Wage in San Jose: Benefits and Costs
Michael Reich, October 2012
CWED Brief #2012-01

A Depressive State: Assessing California's Labor Market Four Years after the Onset of the Great Recession PDF
Sylvia A. Allegretto and Luke Reidenbach

The Wrong Target: Public Sector Unions and State Budget Deficits PDF
Sylvia A. Allegretto, Ken Jacobs and Laurel Lucia, October 2011

Unemployment Benefits Critical to Jobless Workers and Economic Recovery in California PDF
Sylvia A. Allegretto and Laurel Lucia, April 2011

The State of Working America’s Wealth, 2011: Through volatility and turmoil, the gap widens PDF
Sylvia A. Allegretto, March 2011

Does ‘Right-to-Work’ Create Jobs? Answers from Oklahoma PDF
Gordon Lafer and Sylvia Allegretto, March 2011

Waiting for Change: The $2.13 Federal Subminimum Wage PDF
Sylvia A. Allegretto and Kai Fillion, February 2011

The Truth about Public Employees in California: They are Neither Overpaid nor Overcompensated PDF
Sylvia A. Allegretto and Jeffrey Keefe, October 2010
CWED Brief #2010-03

The Severe Crisis of Jobs in the United States and California
Sylvia A. Allegretto, August 2010
CWED Brief #2010-02

The State of Black Workers before the Great Recession
Sylvia Allegretto and Steven Pitts, July 2010

High Unemployment After the Great Recession: Why? What Can We Do?
Michael Reich, June 2010
CWED Brief #2010-01

Unemployment Short-Term and Long: Problems and Policy Proposals
Michael Reich, June 2010

The Impact of San Francisco's Employer Health Spending Requirement: Initial Findings from the Labor and Product Markets PDF
Arindrajit Dube, William H. Dow, and Carrie Hoverman Colla, August 2009

Do Businesses Flee Citywide Minimum Wages
Arindrajit Dube, Ethan Kaplan, Michael Reich, and Felix Su, September 2006

Where Have All the Wages Gone?
Arindrajit Dube and Dave Graham-Squire, August 2006

The Economics of Citywide Minimum Wages: The San Francisco Model
Michael Reich, Arindrajit Dube, and Gina Vickery, January 2006

Declining Job-Based Health Coverage for Working Families in California and the United States
Arindrajit Dube, Ken Jacobs, Sarah Muller, Bob Brownstein, and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, January 2006

Wal-Mart and Job Quality – What Do We Know, and Should We Care?
Arindrajit Dube and Steve Wertheim, October 2005

Minimum Wage and the California Economy: The Economic Impact of AB 48
Michael Reich, Arindrajit Dube, and Gina Vickery, September 2005

Jobs and Wages in California over the 2000-2005 Period
Arindrajit Dube, August 2005

Kids at Risk: Declining Employer-Based Health Coverage in California and the United States: A Crisis for Working Families
Arindrajit Dube, Ken Jacobs, Sarah Muller, Bob Brownstein, and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, August 2005

Falling Apart: How Adults are Faring in the Crisis of Job-Based Health Insurance in California and the United States
Arindrajit Dube, Ken Jacobs, Sarah Muller, Bob Brownstein, and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, June 2005

How will an increase from $6.75 to $7.75 in the California minimum wage impact the California economy?
Amy Vassalotti, Spring 2005

Are Jobs Getting Worse? The Evolving Distribution of Wages and Job Composition over the 2001 to 2004 period
Arindrajit Dube, October 2004

Hidden Cost of Wal-Mart Jobs
Arindrajit Dube and Ken Jacobs, August 2004

The Hidden Public Costs of Low-Wage Jobs in California
Carol Zabin, Arindrajit Dube, and Ken Jacobs, May 2004

Research Brief: Productivity Impact of Health Care Reform in California
Arindrajit Dube, August 2003

2003 California Establishment Survey: Preliminary Results on Employer Based Healthcare Reform
Arindrajit Dube and Michael Reich, September 2003

Raising Low Pay in a High Income Economy: The Economics of a San Francisco Minimum Wage
Michael Reich and Amy Laitinen, May 2003

Paid Family Leave in California: An Analysis of Costs and Benefits
Arindrajit Dube and Ethan D. Kaplan, June 2002

Living Wages and Airport Security
Michael Reich, Peter Hall, and Ken Jacobs, September 2001

Shared Compensation Systems and Decision-Making in the US Job Market
Arindrajit Dube and Richard Freeman. Incomes and Productivity in North America, Papers from the 2000 Seminar. Washington, DC: Secretariat of the Commission for Labor Cooperation, 2001

Living Wages at the Port of Oakland
Carol Zabin, Michael Reich, and Peter Hall, December 1999

Living wages at the Airport and Port of San Francisco: The Benefits and the Costs
Michael Reich and Peter Hall, October 1999

Living Wages and the San Francisco Economy: The Benefits and the Costs
Michael Reich, Peter Hall, and Fiona Hu, June 1999

Aggregate demand externalities and labor supply decisions: Worker discouragement and market inefficiency
Arindrajit Dube and Ethan Kaplan, Economics Letters, Septempber 1997