Super Session: Wage Stagnation: Crisis, Myth, or Neither?
(Employment and Training Programs)

Friday, November 8, 2019: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Plaza Building: Concourse Level, Plaza Ballroom A & B (Sheraton Denver Downtown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Moderator:  Rucker Johnson, University of California, Berkeley
Speakers:  Elise Gould, Economic Policy Institute, Michael Strain, American Enterprise Institute and Harry Holzer, Georgetown University

Analysts disagree on the extent and implications of wage stagnation in the U.S. Are workers better compensated today, and if not, what explains the problem and what is the appropriate policy response? This Super Session brings together analysts with a diversity of approaches to the question, data, and measures, highlighting the implications alternative perspectives for research and policy.