Last updated: July 2, 2015
2015 research brief that explores definitions and characteristics of the “working poor,” by Brian C. Thiede or Louisiana State University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
Last updated: February 17, 2015
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
Last updated: January 28, 2015
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research on the contribution of information technology to productivity gains during the 1990s and mid-2000s, with insight on future GDP growth rates.
Last updated: January 26, 2015
2014 study in the American Journal of Public Health on the cost-effectiveness of welfare reform, examining both cost savings and effects on mortality rates and life expectancy.
Last updated: January 9, 2015
2015 roundup of research relating to Americans who have dropped out of the labor force, including the changing nature of new jobs and the human impacts of unemployment.
Last updated: December 10, 2014
A 2014 study from Princeton University published in International Migration Review on the impact of a change in the proportion of undocumented immigrants on immigrant wages.
Last updated: December 4, 2014
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research showing how increases in health care costs for public sector workers are addressed by government.
Last updated: November 17, 2014
2014 study in The Review of Economic Studies showing how job incentives and specifications can discourage women to apply for jobs.
Last updated: November 12, 2014
2014 research brief on impact of minimum wages on economic security and societal prosperity, by Michael A. Krassa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Benjamin Radcliff, University of Notre Dame.