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Working It Out
Rewarding Work for Those Left Behind

Low-wage workers are being left behind. Government and business both have a role to play in restoring broad-based prosperity.

Appeared in: Volume 14, Number 3 | Published on: October 19, 2018
Isabel Sawhill is a senior fellow in economics at the Brookings Institution and author of The Forgotten Americans: An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation (Yale University Press, September 2018). This essay is excerpted from her book.
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