Type of Document: Reports and Papers


State of Working Pennsylvania 2019

Executive Summary In just the past few weeks, leading American business leaders appear to have experienced a sudden and...

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Review of IFO’s Minimum Wage Analysis

In what follows we review estimates published by the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) of the number of workers affected,...

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Towards an AI Economy That Works for All

Executive Summary This is the first report of a Keystone Research Center project on the “Future of Work.” The...

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Increasing the Minimum Wage to $15/Hour by 2025 Would Raise Wages for Over 2 Million Workers in Pennsylvania. Who Are They?

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. The Demographic Impacts of a Minimum Wage Increase Wrapped into his 2019 budget...

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A Fair Share Tax Plan for Pennsylvania — 2019 Update

Read the full proposal here. See how Pennsylvanians in each state Senate district would fare under the Fair Share...

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Census Data: Fewer Uninsured Americans But Middle Class Struggles Persist

New data Press Released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week offer a mix of good and bad news....

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The Recession’s Broad Impact on Pennsylvania Communities

Poverty holds steady for Pennsylvania, although some communities see increases. Unemployment compensation played a pivotal role in blunting the...

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Census Reports Significant Increase in National Poverty, Uninsured Rate

According to The U.S. Census Bureau, the number of individuals in poverty and without health insurance increased and median...

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A Look at Census Data on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance in U.S. and PA

The U.S. Census Bureau Press Released income, poverty, and health insurance data from the annual Current Population Survey (CPS)...

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Census Data: Poverty Rises Sharply in Many Parts of Pennsylvania

New Census data show that poverty rates remained high in Pennsylvania last year, reflecting the ongoing impact of the...

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