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Capital In the Twenty-First Century, Thomas Piketty (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University press, 2014).

“America’s Infrastructure Report Card,” American Society of Civil Engineers. (2017 version to be released March 7, 2017)

BlackRock’s Chief, Laurence Fink, Urges Other C.E.O.s to Stop Being So Nice to Investors,” Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times, April 14, 2015. (already in Inclusive List)

Hearing: The Impact of High-Skilled Immigration on U.S. Workers,” Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, Senate Judiciary Committee, February 25, 2016

The Role of Public Works Infrastructure in Economic Recovery,” Congressional Research Service, September 21, 2011.

Immigration Reforms Needed to Protect Skilled American Workers,” Testimony, Ron Hira, March 17, 2015.

How the Cult of Shareholder Value Wrecked American Business,” Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post, Sept 5, 2013. (already in Inclusive List)

Job Creation in the Manufacturing Revival,” Congressional Research Service, June 28, 2016.

Current Employment Statistics,” Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

U.S. Economic Accounts,” Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.

Profits Without Prosperity,” William Lazonick, Harvard Business Review, September 2014. (already in Inclusive List)

Temporary Professional, Managerial, and Skilled Foreign Workers: Policy and Trends,” Ruth Ellen Wasem, Congressional Research Service, January 13, 2016.

H-1B Visa Program: Reforms Are Needed to Minimize the Risks and Costs of Current Program,” United States Government Accountability Office, January 2011.

Issa bill aims to reform H-1B immigration program,” Jon Swartz, USA Today, January 4, 2017.

Grassley, Durbin Push for H-1B and L-1 Visa Reforms,” press release, November 15, 2015.

Grassley, Durbin to Introduce Reforms to Skilled Non-Immigrant Visa Programs,” press release, January 19, 2017.


Immigration Reforms Needed to Protect Skilled American Workers,” Testimony of Jack Palmer, Senate Judiciary Committee. March 17, 2015.

Report of the Commission on Inclusive Prosperity, Lawrence H. Summers and Ed Balls, Co-chairs, Center for American Progress, January 2015. (already in Inclusive List)

What So Many People Don’t Get About the U.S. Working Class,” Joan Williams, Harvard Business Review, November 10, 2016.

The Citizen’s Share: Putting Voting Rights Back into Democracy, Joseph R. Blasi, Richard B. Freeman, and Douglas L. Kruse (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014). (already in Inclusive List)

The Good Jobs Strategy, Zeynep Ton (Seattle: Lake Union Publishing, 2014). (already in Inclusive List)

The Shareholder Value Myth: How Putting shareholders First Harms Investors, Corporations, and the Public, Lynn Stout (San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2012). (already in Inclusive List)

“Title,” Milton Friedman, New York Times Magazine, Sept. 3, 1970.

Who Stole the American Dream? Hedrick Smith (NY: Random House, 2012) (already in Inclusive List)

Wages, Income, and Wealth” Economic Policy Institute.

Why CEOs Need to Care about Trust in Business,” Donna Dabney, Executive Action Serties, The Conference Board, April 2014. (already in Inclusive List)

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