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Are wages growing fast enough?

Reasons people have left the labor force include going back to school, becoming ill or disabled, staying home to care for children or elders, taking early retirement, and becoming discouraged about one’s ability to get a job at all. Economist William Rodgers at...

Job growth is not enough to reduce rising N.J. poverty rate | Opinion

By William M. Rodgers III During New Jersey's economic recovery from 2009 to 2013, the state's poverty rate increased from 9.4 to 11.4 percent. Over this same time period, the nation's poverty rate fell. Most disturbing was the increase in the state's childhood...

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