Categories for Multimedia

Multimedia: The Plight of the Middle Class

On NPR, economic thinkers debate low wages, unemployment and options for restoring America’s middle class.

Multimedia: Restoring Opportunity Through Education

Here’s Greg Duncan, author of Restoring Opportunity, on how reducing income inequality starts with better education.

Multimedia: Catalyzing Change While Bringing in Cash

Elon Musk, CEO of Heron investee Tesla Motors, talks about doing good in a for-profit business and takes a surprising step to make good on that promise.

Multimedia: Al Gore on Tech Philanthropy & Inequality

Vice President Al Gore's on-stage interview at a tech conference touched off questions of how "tech culture and tech philanthropy may exacerbate inequality and undermine democracy".

Multimedia: The Job After Tomorrow

Watch highlights of the Open Society Foundations’ half-day event about the transformation of work and what the labor market might look like in 30 years.

Multimedia: Meaning, Money and Motivation

Duke behavioral economist Dan Ariely shares lessons on beyond-the-obvious ways to create meaning and motivation to work.

Multimedia: Have Less, Pay More

High fees and other banking practices have left millions without access to traditional banking services, but the alternatives create new hurdles.

Multimedia: Investing in Good Jobs Gets Good Returns

MIT’s Zeynep Ton shows us what a “good” job looks like, how to create one, and why it is important to all.

Multimedia: On ‘Economic Polarization’

Will the future labor market leave low skilled workers behind? MIT’s David Autor offers insight.

Multimedia: The Tipping Point for Tipped Work

Watch this EPI panel discussion on why exempting tipped workers from the regular minimum wage creates unlivable conditions in the growing service industry.