Tag Archives: labor

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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What Really Ails Europe (and America): The Doubling of the Global Workforce

How are workers from emerging markets changing the global economy?

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Is Population Growth a Ponzi Scheme?

When it comes to population growth, why is more not always better?

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A Citizen-Based Social Contract for the U.S.

Is a citizen-based social contract too much for American citizens to handle?

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