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Slip slidin’ away

Sylvia Allegretto, Economist, Co-Chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics | September 12, 2012

Today (Sept. 12) the U.S. Census Bureau released its annual report on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage for 2011. Data from the report represents the second full year of economic recovery (which official started in June 2009). From the top line statistics, poverty held steady at 15% (46.2 million people) and the number of … Continue reading »

The fallout from the Great Recession continues

Sylvia Allegretto, Economist, Co-Chair of the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics | September 22, 2011

Last week the U.S. Census Bureau released its annual report on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage for 2010. Data from the report represents that of the first full year into our economic recovery (which official started in June 2009). It is no surprise, given the focus of this report and the weak recovery, that … Continue reading »