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.
Job creation might well have slowed, but a deeper dive into employment data suggests the picture is actually pretty rosy.
Several groups are going to be disproportionately affected when the £70 billion scheme comes to an end.
Three pandemic-related unemployment benefit programs expire on Labor Day, putting millions of mostly low-income families in financial jeopardy.
Youth unemployment in Nigeria is a skills mismatch problem – corporations can’t find suitable workers in the midst of a large pool of unemployed workers.
The pandemic has battered the arts and culture sector in Indonesia. Many producers and organizers have been forced to cancel events, concerts and movie releases.
Lawyers were thought to be mostly immune from the coming AI revolution, but two legal experts explain why jobs that rely on human ingenuity can still be affected.
Employment and wages soared in the latest labor report, but that’s small comfort for the many workers with a job that doesn’t pay a living wage.
The potential benefits of telecommuting could quickly be erased because of the behavioural changes it brings about in the medium and long term.
When our colleagues quit, are we more or less likely to quit too? Is quitting contagious? Research shows it depends on the departing
employee’s performance — and what kind of manager is in charge.
If Canada wants to expand its middle class by substantially improving working conditions in sectors like retail, it must fundamentally reform its labour laws to be similar to Sweden’s.
So you snagged your dream job. And it quickly became the stuff of nightmares, filled with mundane tasks and drudgery. What can employees and employers do?
Robots are taking jobs, but they’re also saving lives … should we fear them and their capabilities?
Work can mean more than just a pay cheque but some of the most meaningful jobs are paid the least.
To increase renewable energy use, the Biden administration wants the US to go from seven offshore wind turbines today to enough to power 10 million homes within a decade.
As Canada emerges from the pandemic, creating jobs and achieving full employment are top priorities. Relegated to the back burner are balanced budgets and reducing debt.
As the use of robots and autonomous machines increases across industries, governments need to have a strategy in place. The labour force will transition out of automated tasks into new jobs.
Queensland was a smoking ruin for federal Labor in 2019. As we head towards a possible election later this year, the sunshine state presents a big challenge — and opportunity — for Anthony Albanese.
Employers like Pimlico Plumbers may want to get authoritarian about vaccinating those who work for them, but they’ll have a hard time justifying it in court.
The widely reported unemployment rate – currently 6.3% – doesn’t fully reflect the reality of joblessness in the US economy.