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Wages up as Americans are encouraged back to work and into...

Christopher Decker, University of Nebraska Omaha After a lackluster jobs report in September 2021, the latest news on employment...

Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs? The century long search...

Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury For decades it was conventional wisdom in the field of economics that a higher...

Job policies that offer generous unemployment benefits create more happiness –...

Robson Hiroshi Hatsukami Morgan, Minerva Schools at KGI and Kelsey O'Connor, National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies Losing one’s job undoubtedly makes someone less...

Changing the Federal Reserve mandate could provide a down payment to...

William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University The job of slicing up the economic pie in the U.S. has traditionally fallen to Congress, with the Federal...

Coronavirus unemployment at nearly 15% is still shy of the record...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University CC BY-NDThe U.S. unemployment rate jumped from 4.4% in March to a roughly 90-year high of 14.7% in April. But could...

Why the unemployment rate will never get to zero percent –...

Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University The U.S. Labor Department continues to release wonderful news for U.S. workers. Just this week, on Sept. 20, the agency said...

22% of men without college don’t have jobs. Here’s why they’re...

Erin Wolcott, Middlebury College The unemployment rate has plunged to about the lowest level in half a century. Yet at least one group of Americans...

What is full employment? An economist explains the latest jobs data

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University The latest jobs report has gotten a lot of analysts, policymakers and talking heads once again asking whether...

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Nicholas F. Stump, West Virginia University Do we have a fundamental right to breathe clean air, drink clean water and eat safe food? The idea...