Losing Middle America? The Polarization of Jobs in the U.S.
Is the American Dream of opportunity and increasing prosperity out of reach for the average American worker? One of the most worrisome trends for the long-term health of the American economy is job polarization: the decline of middle skill, middle wage jobs in the U.S.
In the first brief of a new Next Social Contract Initiative series, Lauren Damme examines the trend of job polarization around the world and what it means for the future of the American middle class.