Archive for May 2012

Who’s Above the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap?

Nicole Woo, Janelle Jones, and I have a short CEPR report out today with data on the share of the U.S. workforce earning above the Social Security payroll tax cap, currently set at $110,100 per year. According to our calculations based on the 2010 data from the American Community Survey (ACS), about 5.8 percent of […]

State unionization rates

Marie-Eve Augier and I have a new CEPR Issue Brief (pdf) with data on the size and composition of the union workforce in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. This figure, taken from the brief, shows the share of each state’s workforce that was a member of a union or covered by a […]