A new OECD paper suggests that the United States’ failure to implement federal paid family leave policies isn’t just hurting individual families and children.
Category: Labor Markets
Must-Read: Noah Smith is pushing me towards thinking that Econ 1 needs to teach a lot more than supply-and-demand plus macroeconomic externalities that can be dealt with by stabilizing monetary […]
Must-Read: Eric Chyn: Moved to Opportunity: The Long-Run Effect of Public Housing Demolition on Labor Market Outcomes of Children
The huge benefits that got us excited back in the "moving to opportunity" policy days may have been an underestimate.
A chart shows the difference in prime-age female employment in the United States and Canada.
The economics of the regulation of natural monopolies tells us that such entities reduce utility by artificially restricting what they produce in order to improve their terms-of-trade and profits–and that one tool to deal with...
Must-Read: I really want to see what happens to these numbers in a high-pressure low-slack economy… Isabel Sawhill: Where Have All the Workers Gone?: “Among male heads of household between […]
Must-See: Ron Lee et al.: Do Millennials Stand a Chance? Giving the Next Generation a Fair Shot at a Prosperous Future
Must-See: Ron Lee, Hilary Hoynes, Henry Brady, Alex Gelber, Jesse Rothstein (November 18, 2015): Do Millennials Stand a Chance? Giving the Next Generation a Fair Shot at a Prosperous Future: […]
Why do people think Uber-type companies are an important deal, again?
Something very, very peculiar is going on with middle-aged American whites in the Bush 43 and Obama years--much more so for women--and it is distinctly odd.
Must-Read: The question I always find myself going back and forward on is this: Do strong unions primarily reflect or primarily cause a high labor share of income? And I […]