Last updated: August 18, 2015
2015 report from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis looks at how higher education affects the ability of different racial groups to accumulate wealth and overcome financial hardship.
Last updated: August 11, 2015
For this 2015 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, researchers tested economic models to predict how much smart machines may eventually replace human labor.
Last updated: August 10, 2015
2015 paper from researchers at the Congressional Budget Office examining various theories of earnings loss from job displacement.
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.