Economic Policy Institute

Economic Policy Institute

Type NGO
Website epi-bg.org
Year founded 1997
Headquarters Sofia Bulgaria Bulgaria
Functions Research
Tags economics law taxation and fiscal policy
Summary EPI mission is to encourage and support the implementation of free market experience and know-how that will influence Bulgaria's effective participation in the global economy and its membership in Euro-Atlantic structures. EPI has extensive experience in providing independent studies and analyses of key economic issues of the Bulgarian development. They have the expertise and capacity to deliver a comprehensive range of professional services, studies and provide alternative courses of action, recommendations and advice. EPI team involves economists, foreign affairs experts and legal experts with in-depth expertise in private sector development, SMEs, financial services sector, FDI, capital markets. EPI professionals are dedicated to providing keen understanding of development issues and trends. EPI has a wide network of national and international partners, and is experienced in managing projects, doing research and analysis, and providing comprehensive financial, economic, and strategic advice.

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Illinois extended unemployment benefits to school workers in the summer, and Minnesota …

Economic Policy Institute · 5 December 2021 English

For over a decade, EPI has documented the significant pay penalty that teachers in our country’s K-12 schools suffer as a result of woeful underinvestment in public education. But it …


The American Jobs Plan’s tax provisions are valuable but not the limit …

Economic Policy Institute · 4 December 2021 English

The spending in the American Jobs Plan (AJP) is well targeted to meet several (but obviously not all) pressing social needs. Because so much of the spending is temporary and …


Job openings surged in March as the economy continues to recover from …

Economic Policy Institute · 5 November 2021 English

Today’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) reports an all-time high number of job openings, surging to 8.1 million for the end of March. This is a positive sign …


Restaurant labor shortages show little sign of going economywide : Policymakers must …

Economic Policy Institute · 5 November 2021 English

Recent economic data suggest labor shortages in leisure and hospitality have popped up—but there is little reason to worry about spillover into the rest of the economy and no reason …


Job openings and hires ticked up in February

Economic Policy Institute · 4 June 2021 English

Today’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) reports a promising pickup in both job openings and hires in February 2021, a sign that the recovery is finally moving ahead. …


Calls to establish a regionally adjusted federal minimum wage are dangerously misguided

Economic Policy Institute · 4 May 2021 English

We need to raise the federal minimum wage. Its deterioration in value over the past five decades has exacerbated poverty, widened inequality, and lowered wages for the bottom third of …


With unemployment benefits for millions of workers set to expire in December, …

Economic Policy Institute · 11 December 2020

More than 1.0 million people applied for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits again last week, including 709,000 people who applied for regular state UI and 298,000 who applied for Pandemic Unemployment …


Black women workers are essential during the crisis and for the recovery …

Economic Policy Institute · 8 December 2020

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, August 13, is a day to call attention to the fact that Black women deserve equal pay but are still severely underpaid. It marks how …


Updated state unemployment numbers : In 10 states, more than one in …

Economic Policy Institute · 6 December 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released the most recent unemployment insurance (UI) claims data yesterday, showing that another 1.5 million people filed for regular UI benefits last week (not …


Teachers pay out-of-pocket to keep their classrooms clean of COVID-19 : Teachers …

Economic Policy Institute · 3 December 2020

“I keep my surfaces as clean as possible, wipe down tables every day, and use sanitizer, but it becomes an expense, because the district doesn’t give us wipes or sanitizer …


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