Stories by Jared Bernstein

Jared Bernstein is a senior economist and director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington D.C. subscribe to Jared Bernstein's feed

Posted on: Mar 16, 2013, Source: On the Economy

His failed V.P. bid may have made him a national figure, but his budget plan is hopelessly out of touch.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

McCain's economic plan contradicts his recently held fundamental views and is far out of touch with the needs of the country.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

An estimated 20 million people would lose employer coverage under McCain's plan.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

McCain's got eight houses and a level of wealth that insulates him from the real lives of 99% of Americans. That's dangerous for a president.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Going back to the 1940s, we've never completed an economic expansion where the middle-class family income failed to regain its prior peak.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2008, Source: deleted

It takes two parents to earn what one did only a few generations ago. Something's gone very wrong.

Posted on: Mar 13, 2007, Source:

Why is it that our representatives can easily raise endless amounts of money for war, but can't adequately fund human needs?

Posted on: May 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In the wreckage that followed Hurricane Katrina, we saw the failure of Bush's 'You're-on-your-own' economic and social policies.