Issues: State of Working PA


The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Executive Summary Since the spread of COVID-19 accelerated in mid-March of this year, the sharp decline in U.S. economic...

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State of Working PA 2019: Troubling Long-Term Trends Continue, But Businesses Offer an Opening for a Shift

READ THE FULL REPORT HERE. HARRISBURG, PA – Ahead of Labor Day weekend, the Keystone Research Center today released the...

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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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Some bodice-ripping prose from the State of Working Pennsylvania you may have missed!

Ok, a bodice-ripping romance novel is not how anyone would describe the State of Working Pennsylvania, but now that...

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State of Working Pennsylvania 2017

On Thursday we released the 22nd edition of the State of Working Pennsylvania in which we review the current...

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OP-ED: Pennsylvania needs a fairer tax system

This piece originally appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 26, 2016. Pennsylvania faces another budget crisis. The combined deficit...

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SWPA 2016: College No Longer Guarantees Rising Wages—Degree Holders Need Agenda to Raise PA’s Pay Too

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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SWPA 2016 Highlight: Non-College Pennsylvania Women Still Playing Catch Up

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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An Extraordinary Year of Income Growth in Pennsylvania

Yesterday the Census Bureau released data from the American Community Survey showing that median household incomes in Pennsylvania rose...

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SWPA 2016 Highlight: Non-College Educated Men in PA Falling Farther Behind

The post below is one of a series of posts about specific trends examined in the recently-released annual edition...

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