Properly executed, government intervention can provide a real economic boost.
The Fed said it's ready to act to 'sustain the expansion.' The latest jobs report suggests it may have to act soon.
An economist explains why the long-term drop in the participate rate is an even bigger problem for the US economy than the May slowdown in jobs growth.
Paid employment is no longer a guarantee that workers will earn enough to cover their basic needs and become relatively secure financially. Hence the global phenomenon of the working poor.
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
Social housing providers can help people get into work, with tailored, long-term support.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has revived a presidential advisory unit shut down by his predecessor. He needs it if he is to use his power effectively to improve his government's policy coherence.
Australia's Fair Work Commission concluded that cutting penalty rates would create more jobs. Our research suggests it was wrong.
New research suggests women-led startups can experience more rapid employment growth than those run by men in certain scenarios.
Tackling the gender pay gap must take into account the way that part-time workers are treated.
White men have historically and disproportionately held official, managerial and professional occupations. But women and people of color are slowly gaining.
How Indonesia can improve its policy on the future on work
From Ford to Facebook, companies have long used benefits to mold employee behavior – even incentivizing the 'right' kind of lifestyle.
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.
Many employers remain unaware of the law around employing refugees and migrants – even if they could help fill staff shortages.
Mandatory reporting could help highlight the ethnicity pay gap in much the same way that gender pay gap reporting does.
A forum of Australian tech companies this week was told the government's encryption laws could see Australian jobs moved overseas. Labor's promised to "fix" the laws, but that could be too late.
The living wage – a renamed and more generous minimum wage - would directly benefit about one in ten workers – some 1.2 million people, Labor says.
Australian evidence backs up the governments contention that immigration boosts rather than cuts living standards.
But the ALP has not put a figure on the amount it believes would be appropriate.