Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics
Minimum Wage Impacts
CWED’s corpus of policy briefs, reports and academic research has greatly influenced the widespread public and academic debates about the future of U.S. minimum wage policy. The national media closely follows the release of IRLE publications and is quick to seek the opinions of many of our experts.
Gig Economy Research
CWED’s research is informing and shaping public debates about labor policies across the country affecting workers in the so-called gig economy. Influential recent reports from CWED and the Labor Center find that misclassification allows app companies to pay workers less than the minimum wage.