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Wages: why are they not keeping up with inflation?

David Spencer, University of Leeds There has been a huge amount of concern about rising inflation in recent months,...

The ‘great resignation’ is a trend that began before the pandemic...

Ian O. Williamson, University of California, Irvine Finding good employees has always been a challenge - but these days...

Exploring the data on Hollywood’s gender pay gap

Roberto Pedace, Scripps College Audiences were furious to hear that Michelle Williams was paid eight times less than Mark Wahlberg for her starring role in...

Students who plan to seek more education than needed for their...

Soobin Kim, Michigan State University When it comes to career success, it pays to aim for more education than what you need for the job...

How Democrats can win back workers in 2020

Thomas Kochan, MIT Sloan School of Management Labor unions and the workers they represent were once the heart and soul of the Democratic Party. The 2016...

Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Low-income parents want a white picket fence, not just money, before...

Christina Gibson-Davis, Duke University and Anna Gassman-Pines, Duke University Marriage rates in the U.S. are declining, especially among the lowest-income Americans. However, in October, wage...

Amazon and other ‘superstar’ companies could give all American workers a...

Carolin Schellhorn, St. Joseph's University The latest employment data, released on Oct. 5, point to a persistent economic puzzle: The unemployment rate is the lowest...

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Insect apocalypse? Not so fast, at least in North America

Matthew D. Moran, Hendrix College In recent years, the notion of an insect apocalypse has become a hot topic in the conservation science community and...