The question is actually one of the most studied in all of economics and still doesn’t have a definitive answer – though Nobel-winning economist David Card got us closer.
Basically short courses, microcredentials aim to keep people employed and learning throughout life.
Job creation might well have slowed, but a deeper dive into employment data suggests the picture is actually pretty rosy.
The environmental benefits of less commuting and fewer in-person events could be lost.
Skills, knowledge and a qualification does not ensure successful employment outcomes for graduates.
Several groups are going to be disproportionately affected when the £70 billion scheme comes to an end.
Accountancy firm KPMG’s plans for greater social balance should be applauded.
Can the structural barriers to low-skilled employment growth be overcome?
Mixing working from home and the office is attractive but comes with challenges.
Three pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs expire on Labor Day, putting millions of mostly low-income families in financial jeopardy.
Suspensions don’t just harm Black children – they also harm their parents’ employment, a school discipline expert argues in a forthcoming book.
It could push up prices and pay.
The language in job postings may be hampering the efforts of organizations in male-dominated industries to create more gender-diverse workforces.
Most of the million gardners employed in South Africa earn less than the minimum wage.
Gig work is entering almost every industry and changing the relationship between workers, employers, service providers and customers. But gig workers face new and unique challenges.
Automation is set to put a lot of people out of work - but machine learning could help them find their next career.
Past research has possibly overstated the likelihood of climbing up the income ladder for low-paid workers.
Our approach to work has had to adjust, so let’s change even more.
Focusing solely on home working neglects the fact that most employees in the UK rarely or never worked from home after the pandemic
While it is well known that under-25s are most likely to bear the brunt of job losses when furlough ends, older workers are vulnerable too.