NPR Story
5:02 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Why Aren't Wages Outstripping Inflation?

Originally published on Tue August 27, 2013 5:10 am

Things appear to be looing good on the economic front: The stock market is up over the past year, profits have been rising and the U.S. economy has been growing for four years. Yet, wages for many American workers have been stagnant. To find out why, Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal.