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The political roots of falling wage growth

It’s now official: Workers around the world are falling behind. The International Labor Organization’s latest Global Wage Report finds that, excluding China, real (inflation-adjusted) wages grew at an annual rate of just 1.1% in 2017, down from 1.8% in 2016. That is the slowest pace since 2008. In the advanced Group of 20 economies, average […]