Labor

A factor of production, labor is necessary for producing goods and services. Econlife looks at labor related issues that include how jobs have changed, wages in the US and internationally and outsourcing and unions and the minimum wage.

What If Everyone Worked Less?

After an experiment at a Swedish nursing home, some people are saying that “less is more.” Where are we going? To the work/life balance. The Swedish Experiment Researchers wanted to find o…

A Happy Manufacturing Story

“Second-equals-last” is the message on Joe Max Higgins’s license plate. Called a “mega developer,” Higgins was hired to attract business to Mississippi’s Golden Tri…

Blaming the Baby Boomers

Wondering why the economy is sluggish, you can blame the baby boomers for less employment growth, smaller families and longer lives.…

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