Labor market competition is one of the hottest issues in antitrust right now. Are workers being underpaid? Yes, says Treasury Department Deputy Assistant Secretary Neil Mehrotra, who joins Anant Raut and Alicia Downey to discuss the startling findings of Treasury’s investigation into labor market competition. Listen to this episode to learn what we’ve misunderstood about labor market power, why workers are getting paid less than they should, and President Biden’s long history combating this issue.
Neil Mehrotra, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Macroeconomics in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Economic Policy
Anant Raut and Alicia Downey
The episode is “Honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month” with Indian-American host Anant Raut and guest Neil Mehrotra