Elise Gould


Elise Gould is senior economist and director of health policy research at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Her research areas include wages, poverty, inequality, economic mobility and health care. She is a co-author of The State of Working America, 12th Edition.


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New Census data show the poverty rate held steady in 2014. Read more

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