Research in the journal Labour Economics pits three factors against each other to help explain why teen employment has been declining for decades.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.
As the U.S. prepares for its 2020 census, we summarize research that looks at who’s most likely to be missed by the decennial population count and how an incorrect tally can hurt communities.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a jobs report every month. Here are key facts journalists should know before reporting on it.
Earnings inequality is rising at the biggest firms in the U.S., but average employee earnings across firms — not within them — accounts for most of the recent rise in earnings inequality.
A new study of job ads suggests there's a demand for journalists with expertise in areas such as audience analytics and computer programming and those with certain personality traits such as outgoingness.
Journalists Daffodil Altan and Andrés Cediel discuss the importance of tenacity and cultural competency in doing high-quality investigative journalism.
We offer reporters tips on covering teachers unions, including developing union sources and understanding public school teachers' pay systems.
Part-time work adjustments have driven one-third to half of the hours lost during recessions in the U.S. and U.K., researchers report.
We’ve gathered research that looks at the work of teachers unions, including their impact on school district spending, student achievement and teacher turnover.