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 […]
Category: Labor Markets
Must-Watch: Ron Lee et al.: Do Millennials Stand a Chance? Giving the Next Generation a Fair Shot at a Prosperous Future
Must-Watch: 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: […]
Must-Read: Martin Wolf: America’s Labour Market Is Not Working: “In 2014… close to one in eight… …of US men between the ages of 25 and 54 were neither in work […]
Must-Read: James J. Heckman: Quality Early Childhood Education: Enduring Benefits: “The recent debate around the new Vanderbilt study… …Opponents and proponents of early childhood education alike are quickly turning third-grade […]
Nick Bunker says: Nick Bunker says: A Kink in the Phillips Curve: “Look at the relationship between wage growth and another measure of labor market slack, however, [and] the [Phillips-Curve] […]
Must-Read: It seems to me that there are two questions: 1. Should the the aggregate of the minimum wage and the earned income tax credit add up to a living […]
The press received the most recent labor market data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics late last week as unexpected bad news because employment growth slowed and wage growth […]
Many young people are stuck in low wage jobs. If these workers do not find opportunities to climb, then they will potentially be stuck on the lower income rungs for the rest of their lives.
Student loans in the United States are now the second-largest source of debt, totaling $1.1 trillion shared among 42 million people with no sign of slowing down.
Earlier this morning, the U.S. Census Bureau released new data on the state of incomes in 2014. According to the new data, the share of income going to the top […]