Middle- and working-class workers’ earnings in the US have been stagnating or sinking in recent decades, according to a study conducted by a group of researchers that included the University of Minnesota’s Fatih Guvenen, Ph.D., Curtis L. Carlson professor of economics in the College of Liberal Arts.
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Stagnant or falling earnings have put a squeeze on working- and middle-class households. And today's workers shouldn’t expect to their wages catch up with their predecessors'. These are among the conclusions from a new working paper by economics professor Fatih Guvenen and his colleagues.