In the News

It’s simple. To make air travel safer, pay airport workers more.
Newsweek | December 28, 2017

An important new analysis shows progressive policies don’t hurt, and probably help, growth and jobs
The Washington Post | November 14, 2017

California’s plans for offshore wind power run into Navy opposition
San Francisco Chronicle | November 9, 2017

To Avoid Sexism on Job-Posting Site, Economists Petition to Start Their Own
Wall Street Journal | October 26, 2017

Education Isn’t the Key to a Good Income
The Atlantic | September 26, 2017

California would lose $78 billion — more than any other state — under GOP health bill
San Francisco Chronicle | September 20, 2017

From oil refineries to solar plants, unions bend California climate change policies in their favor
Los Angeles Times | September 20, 2017

Diversity in Kern’s clean energy workforce: UC Berkeley report
The Bakersfield Californian | September 6, 2017

UC Berkeley Examines Diversity Of California’s Clean Energy Workforce
Solar Industry | September 6, 2017

Working Class Hero: Cal Labor Center Helps Recharge the Movement
California Magazine | September 4, 2017

What Trump’s Amazon tweet got wrong, and right
Axios | August 17, 2017

How California’s climate policies created an economic boon | August 10, 2017

No, Stephen Miller, Immigration Is Not A Major Cause Of Income Inequality
Huffpost | August 3, 2017

Wanted: qualified people who will work for yesterday’s wages
Marketplace | August 3, 2017

What We Talk About When We Talk About the Gig Economy
The American Prospect | July 28, 2017

The Impact Of An Increasing Minimum Wage
Wisconsin Public Radio | July 20, 2017

Grasping For The Middle Ground On Obamacare
California Healthline | April 14, 2017

Voters Approved Wage Hikes, But GOP Lawmakers Have Other Ideas
Bloomberg Politics | April 5, 2017

Social Security Benefits: When Do You Plan to Retire?
EconoFact | February 9, 2017

ACA repeal could cost California more than 200,000 jobs
UC Berkeley News | December 20, 2016

What will a higher minimum wage do? Two new studies have different ideas
Los Angeles Times | January 11, 2017

In San Jose, higher minimum wage had modest impact on diners’ tabs, none on jobs
UC Berkeley News | November 29, 2016

It Turns Out Spending More Probably Does Improve Education
New York Times | December 12, 2016

Advice for the Next President: Expand Social Security
Bloomberg | November 3, 2016

Does the government lie about economic figures?
Marketplace | October 17, 2016

Not enough skilled factory workers — really?
Marketplace | October 7, 2016

States challenge federal rule expanding overtime pay
Marketplace | September 21, 2016

The Minimum Wage: Assessing Its Impact on Workers and the Economy
France Strategie | September 14, 2016

Record-high job openings but no wage gains to match
Marketplace | September 7, 2016

A minimum wage increase in Minneapolis probably wouldn’t be as bad (or as good) as people are saying
MinnPost | August 31, 2016

Pay Gap Between Public-School Teachers and Similar Workers Is Wider Than Ever
The Wall Street Journal | August 17, 2016

What it will take to create quality preschool for all
PBS Newshour | August 16, 2016

How rising child care costs affect the workers taking care of your kids
Marketplace | August 11, 2016

Q&A: The Economic Consequences of Denying Teachers Tenure
The American Prospect | August 4, 2016

Researchers stress role of subsidized housing in easing affordability crisis
Berkeley News | May 23, 2016

UC postdoctoral scholars to be included in new overtime pay rule
The Daily Californian | May 20, 2016

If Only We Appreciated Early Educators Enough to Pay Them Worthy Wages
Huffington Post | May 6, 2016

Worthy Wage Day: Reinvigorating the Movement to Transform Early Childhood Jobs
AFT Blog: SchoolHouse Voices | May 5, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to use the minimum wage hike to steal California businesses
Los Angeles Times | May 2, 2016