The research, writing, and production of this report has been a collaborative effort involving several dozen economists and other academics, policy analysts, activists, organizers, and other dedicated professionals in the public policy arena. The authors owe special thanks to Steve Savner of the Center for Community Change, Damon Silvers of the AFL-CIO, Lawrence Mishel and Josh Bivens of the Economic Policy Institute, and Dan Feder of Yale University. We are grateful to Patrick Watson, who edited the report and oversaw its final production, and to Kim Weinstein, our designer, who worked against strict deadlines with grace and good humor. Valuable feedback was provided by the following (organizations provided for identification purposes only): Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research; Seth Borgos, Center for Community Change; Mark Levinson, SEIU; Catherine Singley, National Council of La Raza; and Corrine Yu, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. In addition, the authors benefited immensely from the input and help of dozens of generous thinkers. Though they are too numerous to list here, we would like to thank in particular Eileen Appelbaum, Diane Archer, Algernon Austin, Ana Avendana, Bob Baugh, Jared Bernstein, Deepak Bhargava, Victoria Bilski, Pierre X. Bourbonnais, Healther Boushey, Max Bruner, Olivia Cohn, Cory Connolly, Stuart Craig, Nina Dastur, Andrea Zuniga DiBitetto, Gail Dratch, Linda Evarts, Michael Evangelist, Heidi Hartmann, Wade Henderson, Jon Hiatt, Charles Kamasaki, Lane Kenworthy, Mike Konczal, Doug Kysar, Pamela Lamonaca, Mary Lassen, Kelly Lawson, Mike Lux, Barry Lynn, Mark Manfra, Jane McDonald, Caitlin Miner-LeGrand, Denise Mitchell, David Moss, Teryn Norris, Christine Owens, Tom Palley, Paul Pierson, Jonas Pontusson, Eric Rodriguez, Kelly Ross, Lauren Rothfarb, Nancy Schiffer, Theda Skocpol (and the Scholars Strategy Network, which she founded), Rick Sloan, Gus Speth, Becky Thiess, Anna Walnycki, Jessye Waxman, Drew Westen, and Joanne Williams.Paper available at Prosperity For America
Prosperity economics: Building an Economy for All
Jacob S. Hacker, Ph.D., is the Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), Stanley B. Resor Professor of Political Science, and Senior Research Fellow in International and Area Studies at the MacMillan Center at Yale University, and Nate Loewentheil, third year law Student at Yale Law School where he is focusing his studies on environmental law and politics.
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