Economic Policy Institute

For An Interdisciplinary Initiative Examining The Balance Of Power In Labor Market Relationships

  • Amount
    $600,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/10/2019
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
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Overview
The Economic Policy Institute shapes public policy on the federal and state level through compelling research and innovative ideas. The institute will lead a multiyear interdisciplinary initiative to reexamine the foundational assumptions about the balance of power in labor market relationships. By commissioning new research in law, philosophy, political science, sociology, and economics, the initiative will examine the extent and implications of asymmetrical bargaining power. The project prioritizes cross-fertilization across academic fields and engagement with activists, advocates, and policymakers. The goal is to build an intellectual foundation for a deeper and more policy-relevant understanding of labor markets.
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www.epinet.org 
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Washington, DC 20036-5632
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for an interdisciplinary initiative examining the balance of power in labor market relationships  
The Economic Policy Institute shapes public policy on the federal and state level through compelling research and innovative ideas. The institute will lead a multiyear interdisciplinary initiative to reexamine the foundational assumptions about the balance of power in labor market relationships. By commissioning new research in law, philosophy, political science, sociology, and economics, the initiative will examine the extent and implications of asymmetrical bargaining power. The project prioritizes cross-fertilization across academic fields and engagement with activists, advocates, and policymakers. The goal is to build an intellectual foundation for a deeper and more policy-relevant understanding of labor markets.

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