The informal economy in sub-Saharan Africa is largely marginalised despite its significant contribution to employment and GDP.
Providing citizens with a basic income has shown signs of success in lifting people out of poverty, but more importantly the idea is transforming the way we think about inequality.
Working in a care home should come with better career prospects.
Indonesia has a large young workforce. But this can be a problem if they can't find jobs.
We're increasingly afraid of missing work – even when sick. New research reveals why.
In the 1920s, refugees were allowed unrestricted passage to countries that needed workers. There's a lesson here.
Less than half of young people in Australia go to university, so why do we make this the gold standard that all should strive for?
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.