Economy / Finance

New analysis turns up surprise on long-term wage trends

From Brookings Topics - Labor Policy
May 17, 2017 - 9:44am
Earlier this month four economists released a study of income trends based on an under-used data source, Social Security wage records. These earnings reports are submitted by employers for the purpose of calculating workers’ tax payments and, eventually, Social Security benefits. The income amounts are quite accurate and cover a full career of wage income.…         


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