Tag Archives: labor

Don’t Worry, Germany: Export All the BMWs You Want!

A pathway to reducing Germany’s current account surplus.

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Qatar: A Close-up

Are the wealthy few in the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar exploiting poor foreign workers?

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Saudi Arabia’s Youth: Idle and Underskilled

How does Saudi Arabia’s reliance on foreign labor affect its youth?

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Profits Up, Labor Down

Is a weak labor market good for U.S. corporate profits?

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The United States as a Haven of Economic Inefficiency

Can the U.S. economy trim costs and make itself internationally competitive?

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Motherhood: A Double-Edged Subject for Migrant Caregivers

The demand for domestic care workers is continually rising: what makes these workers one of the most vulnerable groups in the global labor market?

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Niall Ferguson Vs. Keynes, the (Gay, Childless) Futurist

Did historian Niall Ferguson forget that Keynes was deeply concerned about the economic futures of his generation’s grandchildren?

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What’s at Stake in Immigration Reform?

Why are care workers for the elderly, the disabled and children being given short shrift in the debate over U.S. immigration reform?

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The American Boulevard of Stolen Dreams: Part I — 1945-1980s

Why has the American Dream slipped out of the reach of more and more of the middle class?

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Where Will India's Young People Find Work?

As 11 million Indian young people come of age over the next ten years, where will they find work?

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