cumulative job loss trade deficit Kentucky has paid heavily for the U.S.’s growing trade deficit with China—41,100 fewer jobs between 2001 and 2013 according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Since read more
SOWK cover 2014 More than five years after the recession officially ended, Kentucky workers still struggle with a scarcity of jobs and face continued declines in real wages, as outlined in KCEP’s new read more
Now hiring blue 3d realistic square isolated button The Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KCEP) seeks to hire a communications director. The new position will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy to help achieve read more
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