Examining price transmission across labor compensation costs, consumer prices, and finished-goods prices
This article uses a vector error-correction model to examine price transmission between labor compensation costs, on the one hand, and consumer and finished-goods prices, on the other.Read full article »
This overarching addition to the literature on the shadow economy offers well-founded estimates of the size of the illegal workforce in major global cities in 151 countries and discusses the effects of the underground economy, policies for dealing with it, and the motivations for participating in it.View all Book Reviews »
Researchers look at how effectively the words used in job listings recruit the desired applicants.
A new study offers extensive statistical evidence that there is age discrimination in hiring and that women experience more age discrimination than men.
Researchers find that industries whose sales are concentrated among a few large and profitable firms tends to have the steepest declines in labor’s share of gross domestic product.View all Beyond BLS articles »
Economic productivity in the air transportation industry: multifactor and labor productivity trends, 1990–2014
Labor force characteristics of the working poor, as depicted in an MLR article in September 1986, changed substantially from 1967 to 1984.
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