Tag Archives: labor market

German Lessons for Britain on EU Workers’ Freedom of Movement

It is ludicrous to blame Angela Merkel’s refugee policies for strengthening the Brexit vote. The wave of xenophobia was the result of the UK’s own administrative ineptitude.

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Disappearing Jobs? Our Thomas Paine Moment

As automation eliminates jobs, Paine’s proposal to share wealth from the commons shows a way forward.

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Memo to U.S. Democrats on Upcoming Trade Deals

U.S. workers could be big winners in the current trade talks.

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Bridging the Gender Gap

Does Islam really limit the opportunities and achievements of women?

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Japan: Where Leaning In Isn’t Enough

Japan has to bring about a change in the national psyche about women and work.

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Robots Are Not the Problem

Less “rise of the machines” — and more “rise of the incomes.”

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What Happens When the Robots Take Over?

A reflection on human ingenuity and production.

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Attacking the New Normal of Secular Stagnation

Why the United States must boost its minimum wage.

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New Approaches to Inequality

Thinking beyond traditional economics perspectives to address inequality.

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Going Backwards in Japan

Say goodbye to a system that was equitable and among the fairest in the world.

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