Featured Article

Featured article image

April 2019

Recent trends in employment and wages in New York City’s finance and insurance sector

Mario A. González-Corzo, Vassilios N. Gargalas

This article analyzes the evolution of employment and wages in New York City’s finance and insurance sector since 2000.

Read full article »

Book Reviews

Book Review image

Opting out of isolated studies on mothers in the labor force

Gabbrielle Joseph

This book examines how occupation, race, ethnicity, and age determine which women opt out of the labor force after the birth of a child.

View all Book Reviews »

Beyond BLS

Want more workers? Improve parental leave policies

Eleni Karageorge

U.S. labor force participation is declining among men and women between the prime ages of 25 and 54.

Does increased opioid use lead to declines in labor market participation?

Serah Hyde

The kids are alright: millennials and the economy

Graham Boone

A new report suggests that, contrary to popular opinion, millennials are not hurting the economy; in fact, the economy is hurting them.

View all Beyond BLS articles »