Kathryn Edwards

Kathryn A. Edwards is an economist at RAND and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research spans diverse areas of public policy, including unemployment insurance; the STEM education pipeline and labor market; the challenges in retirement facing older Americans; and labor market issues for workers without a college degree.

A $2.5 Trillion Question: What If Incomes Grew Like GDP Did?

Per capita GDP in the US grew 118 percent over the past 43 years. At the bottom 25th percentile, real income for full-time, full-year,...

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