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May 2018

What is the impact of recoding travel activities in the American Time Use Survey?

Mary Dorinda Allard

An examination of how different methods of coding travel purpose affects the American Time Use Survey.

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Book Reviews

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Labor’s new challenge—securing the rights of informal workers

Megan Wilkins

This book offers a global perspective on the various forms of informal work and the difficulties informal workers face in securing recognition and rights.

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Beyond BLS

How Airbnb has affected the hotel industry

John C. Roach

This article explores the effect of Airbnb on the hotel industry.

Why is retirement often more costly for married women than for married men?

Maureen Soyars Hicks

This article examines the financial cost to couples when married women retire at a younger age than their husbands.

What’s up with low inflation?

Eleni Karageorge

The authors examine why inflation has remained low after the last recession.

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