October was a strong month for jobs gains, but the president and Congress need to stop waiting for the numbers to improve and begin to act more proactively.
Jobs growth slowed in September, yet the despite the disappointing figures there's no political will to do anything about it.
South Africa's unemployment figures have been stubbornly high over the past two decades. One policy measure that could help alleviate the pressure is a youth wage subsidy.
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 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.
Holograms could make science and technology accessible as part of a new way of teaching.
The Palaszczuk government's first budget for Queensland has promised to drive new investement and jobs in the knowledge based sectors.
Australia doesn't have many of the employment problems still troubling OECD countries, but structural unemployment is one.
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?
Inflation-adjusted wages for most private-sector workers are the highest since 1979.
There are very few jobs that are can't be done in principle by robots and artificial intelligence. What will you do when a robot takes your job?
US colleges are failing to prepare students for life in a competitive, globalized economy.
We asked two academics to check the prime minister's figures on job creation.
Labour's Chuka Umunna said Britain is lagging behind in terms of productivity. We got two academics to look at the facts.
Do politicians really have to choose between being pro-development or pro-environment? No, says Allan Dale, and Queensland's new government has the chance to prove it.
Conservative and Labour proposals for young jobseekers have different rhetoric, but both miss the point.
The economy is creating the most jobs in 15 years, but only a substantial investment in our crumbling infrastructure and underpaid workforce will ensure they last.