Before deciding what to study at which university, high school graduates should consider the drop-out rates, early-career employment prospects and lifetime earnings their program is likely to yield.
Multiple studies have found the overall impact on labor markets to be minor, even if some workers will need new career paths.
How an increased use of technology could widen the gender pay gap in higher education.
South Africa's job summit ignored the great chasms that exist on how to create jobs.
First-generation college students earn substantially less than their peers whose parents went to college, new research shows.
The best way to help young people into work is to listen to their aspirations, and cater to their needs.
Undergraduate statistics degrees have tripled in the past decade. Is 'statistician' really the sexy new job?
Urban growth has had much less impact on commuting distances and times than media reports would suggest. The explanations include jobs being widely dispersed and residents' adaptable decision-making.
Tech companies that have been wary to hire anyone over 30 are missing out on skilled workers.
Today, 8 out of every 10 Americans live in a city or suburb.
The Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy Plan would help the declining coal industry, but a study shows many coal workers could transition to a new industry – solar – and earn more money.
Most Australian workers are fairly relaxed about their own job security, but they do worry about the risks of poor management and outsourcing to cheaper labour.
The number of young people who work traditional summer jobs has declined significantly in recent decades. A scholar who focuses on generational differences in the workforce explains why.
There seems to be very limited high-level discourse about how South Africa plans to navigate this wave of technological advancement.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
Entrepreneurs must grapple with uncertainty and work the longest hours. Yet they are happier and often healthier than people in other jobs.
Australian law firms are beginning to demand that law schools teach students new skills for the new AI economy, but legal education is failing to keep up.
Poverty rates across the suburban landscape have increased by 50 percent since 1990. This suburbanization of poverty is one of the most important demographic trends of the last 50 years.
South Africa needs to review its four years decision to exclusively deliver housing through megaprojects.
Even if policies could be found to bind new immigrants to regional areas, workers' movements would continue to weaken the long-run impact on regional populations and economies.