Some data shows the gap in employment rates between disabled and non-disabled working-age people has gone down. But other data says the opposite. Here's why.
The current discussion about youth unemployment overlooks some nuances of the data that should be helping shape policy.
Graduates aren't all working in coffee shops – they have fuelled growth in top jobs.
The most radical reinvention of work since the rise of industrialization is upon us, as more of us drift toward app-enabled self-employment.
Science and technology is seen as a key driver of a nation's economic fortunes. How is the African continent faring a decade after the first major global survey on countries' performance?
Why three-day weekends are not only feasible but the basis of a better standard of life.
Politicians all too often use monthly jobs numbers to infer that the other mob is doing a bad job or that they are doing a great job at managing the economy. But that's a flawed use of the data.
As debates rage on whether graduates are 'over-educated', researchers have looked at what's actually happening to their jobs.
Digital technology makes it easy for people to join the so-called "gig" economy and compete for work. But what employment rights does this online workforce really have, if any?
The sharing economy has not, so far, changed the structure of employment and it would require a sudden and unprecedented shift which reversed very recent trends for it to do so.
The July employment report suggests the recent trend of lackluster gains in jobs and wages is continuing, and a rate hike should therefore be off the table for the time being.
A dedicated group of forward-looking experts have crunched the numbers on human progress. There's good news, and there's bad news.
It's time to end discrimination in employment by getting rid of the box that asks applications to disclose convictions or arrests.
Those looking to start a business in Africa face enormous obstacles, even with the backing of foreign investors.
Australia doesn't have many of the employment problems still troubling OECD countries, but structural unemployment is one.
The president's proposal to more than double the overtime threshold was a good first step, but he shouldn't stop there.
This was a bombshell of a budget, signalling direct interventions in the labour market that went far beyond what most observers were expecting.
Speaking with Anthony D'Costa on the challenges facing India’s economy.
With about half of its population under the age of 25, how will India create enough jobs to cater for the millions of young people entering its workforce?
Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that a job is a "prescription" for a young person with mental health issues. What does the research on employment and mental health show?
Recruiters at top firms have been found to favour posher candidates. But research shows Yorkshire accents are perceived as the most intelligent.