Economy | Business

Why Aren't Wages Outstripping Inflation?

NPR | Aug. 27, 2013 2:10 a.m. | Updated: Aug. 27, 2013 8:09 a.m.

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.

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