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.
2015 paper from researchers at the Congressional Budget Office examining various theories of earnings loss from job displacement.
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.
2014 research review on how technology will increasingly break down labor into component parts and related economic and employment outcomes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2014 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research showing how increases in health care costs for public sector workers are addressed by government.
2014 study in The Review of Economic Studies showing how job incentives and specifications can discourage women to apply for jobs.