by Jeff Spross Posted on July 17, 2014 Updated: July 21, 2014
"Would you rather have a one percent tax increase on everyone in the country or kill one percent of the population? Because it's about the same impact [on GDP]."
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 3, 2014 Updated: July 3, 2014
Analysts had expected 212,000 jobs to be added.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 27, 2014
Seven charts from the new "Risky Business" study show how climate change will wreck everything from agriculture to labor productivity to human health.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 25, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
African Americans need to complete two more levels of education to have the same probability of getting a job as their white peers.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 23, 2014
Americans remain convinced that working mothers are bad for their children, but research has never backed that idea up.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 17, 2014 Updated: June 18, 2014
The majority of the poor people we would expect to work do so.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 9, 2014
Americans could lose as many as 200,000 well-paying jobs because businesses don't take cybersecurity threats seriously.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: June 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded Kentucky $7.5 million to get unemployed coal miners back to work.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 6, 2014 Updated: June 6, 2014
Analysts had expected 215,000 jobs to be added.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 5, 2014 Updated: June 5, 2014
The latest talking point from critics is that the rules will hurt low-income Americans. But economist Dean Baker says that just isn't so.