Poor labor productivity gains are hobbling America’s economic recovery, especially in western states.
Release from prison during an economic upswing may reduce the chance an offender returns to jail, a new study finds.
A licensure exam that educators in many states must pass to become school principals may be an ineffective means of predicting future job performance, a new study suggests.
Highly skilled foreigners are behind some of America’s most celebrated innovations. A new study suggests they drive down native workers’ wages, but benefit consumers overall.
Offering every citizen a guaranteed monthly payment is an idea that has gained traction in some parts of the world. Would it really reduce poverty? We review the research.
A new study suggests the proportion of government employees who were black or white and spoke only English fell after a major U.S. city adopted a bilingual employment policy.
Robots, far more than free trade, are upending labor markets around the globe. Economists debate just how much the machines threaten our jobs.
President Donald Trump has promised to renegotiate NAFTA. This review of research and data resources will help journalists writing about changes to the pact.
Competition from China appears to hobble innovation in the U.S., say the authors of a new study that considers import penetration and patent applications.
Financial incentives aimed at drawing film production firms to certain states produce mixed results when it comes to job creation, according to this recent study.