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Economic Policy Institute

The Economic Policy Institute is a 501 non-profit American left-wing think tank based in Washington, D.C. that carries out economic research and analyzes the economic impact of policies and proposals. The EPI describes itself as a non-partisan think tank that "seeks to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions". It is affiliated with the labor movement, and is usually described as presenting a liberal viewpoint on public policy issues. Wikipedia*

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The Economic Policy Institute has 36 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1991, America and the World in the 1990s. The year with the most videos was 1992 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 2,820 views per program. Most appearances with Jeff Faux (14), Lawrence "Larry" Mishel (6), Richard A. Gephardt (4). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Education Reform, Immigration.

Recent Programs

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    Manufacturing Jobs

    Economists talked about a new study on the decline in manufacturing jobs. They addressed various factors including…

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    Federal Deregulation

    Panelists shared their experiences and said they have suffered due to federal deregulation, or the lack of appropriate government…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy

    Panelists talked about the impact of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 and current immigration policy. Speakers…

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    Senator Elizabeth Warren on Managing the Economy

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) talked about the influence Wall Street has on Congress through their hundreds of lobbyists and criticizing the “revolving…

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