ANNOUNCEMENT The Monthly Labor Review turns 100― Read more »
In 2015, the U.S. labor market continued to improve, with unemployment declining and long-term joblessness and involuntary part-time employment also declining.Read full article »
Based on insights from human psychology and behavior, this witty, insightful treatise by Richard H. Thaler offers a new paradigm which argues convincingly that traditional economic theories fail to explain the real-world economic behavior of human beings.View all Book Reviews »
Researchers find that most older Americans are healthy enough to work to an older age than they currently do.
Economists find that students learn more when a teacher with weak skills is paired with one with strong skills.
Researchers find men who grew up in a low-income, single-parent household or in a neighborhood with high levels of economic and racial inequality are disproportionately negatively affected when they reach adulthood.View all Beyond BLS articles »
Purchasing power: using wage statistics with regional price parities to create a standard for comparing wages across U.S. areas
As we honor our mothers on Mother’s Day for their important role in our lives, let’s review a 1981 MLR article about the changing role of working mothers during that time.
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