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July 2015

Comparison of U.S. and international labor turnover statistics

Katherine Bauer

The U.S. Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) produces labor demand data on job openings, hires, and separations. This article provides a brief overview of the JOLTS program, examines the availability and definitions of labor demand data from other countries, and offers analysis of countries with comparable data.

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Book Reviews

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Migrants: making it in the melting pot

Janie-Lynn Kang

A collection of 10 essays on immigration policy and immigrant integration into American society.

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Beyond BLS

Stuck in the middle: job market polarization

Ann Norris

Why have wages and employment of mid-level jobs been declining?

Why do former high school athletes earn more than everyone else?

Graham Boone

Former high school student-athletes are seen as having more self-confidence and being better leaders, traits associated with high status jobs.

Jobs out of the blue

Brian I. Baker

A surprising number of job openings are filled by people who weren’t looking for a job.

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October 1994

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), let’s look back at labor force trends for people with disabilities before ADA was enacted.

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