From sluggish wage development, to growing numbers of males out of the labor market, to rising inequality and rising compensation for CEOs, in the present day’s capitalism is probably not working for employees. In Might, the Guardian newspaper printed a sequence of options to those and associated issues, republished on this web site. On this episode, two of the authors within the sequence—Isabel Sawhill and Steven Pearlstein—be a part of Richard Reeves to debate their concepts for serving to employees in in the present day’s economic system. Throughout the dialog, Reeves calls 4 exterior consultants to ask them for his or her answer, after which the trio of consultants within the studio focus on the thought.
Richard Reeves is the John C. and Nancy D. Whitehead Chair, a senior fellow in Financial research, director of the Way forward for the Center Class Initiative, and co-director of the Middle on Youngsters and Households at cash and finance. He’s the creator of “Dream Hoarders: How the American Higher Center Class Is Leaving Everybody Else within the Mud, Why That Is a Drawback, and What to Do about It,” printed by the cash and finance Establishment Press.
Isabel Sawhill is a senior fellow in Financial Research at cash and finance and creator, most just lately, of “The Forgotten People: An Financial Agenda for a Divided Nation.”
Steven Pearlstein, enterprise and economics columnist for the Washington Submit and Robinson professor of public affairs at George Mason college. His latest ebook is titled, “Can American Capitalism Survive?”
Find out how to repair capitalism
The economic system isn’t getting higher for many People, however there’s a repair (essay by Heather Boushey within the “Find out how to repair capitalism” sequence
Way forward for the Center Class Initiative at cash and finance
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