Nick Bunker is a Policy Research Associate with the Washington Center for Equitable Growth.
A new NBER paper looks at income inequality in the US, and assesses the differences between capital and labour income.
The slowdown in productivity has been accompanied by an increase in dispersion, or inequality, of labor productivity across firms.
A new working paper explores inflation inequality in the US, focusing on gains from product innovations.
New research suggests that an ageing population could be good for economic growth, thanks in part to automation and technology.
Nick Bunker outlines a new paper that explores the impact of the Great Recession on employers' skill demands.
Nick Bunker looks at research on the likelihood of a US recession.
Nick Bunker outlines why monopsony might be important for understanding the US labour market.
Nick Bunker looks at the US labour market.
Nick Bunker reviews research on taxing capital income, concentrating on the US.
Research looking at US labour market mobility offers different perspectives.
Research explores the effect of unemployment on consumption among a subset of US workers.
Recruitment intensity, or how hard employers are working to fill a role, can provide an important insight into the health of the labour market.
Two new papers explore inequality, looking at wealth, income and consumption.
A paper by economists Charles Jones and Peter Klenow of Stanford University develops a new measure of economic welfare that moves beyond GDP.
A new paper looks at who has gained the most from the innovations in consumer products from 2004 to 2013.