What the Unemployment Rate Hides

Seemingly evident through a monthly report that states the jobless rate and job losses or gains, real unemployment figures can be hidden.

Will We Have More Pandemic Babies?

When we look at Google word searches, at family planning surveys, and at past multi-year disasters, we can predict pandemic birth rates.

Where Gasoline Is Most and Least Affordable

When we look at where the world’s gasoline prices are high and low, we could be surprised with their affordability.

What We Can Learn From Santa’s Age

As a CEO at the North Pole, Santa is a manager who runs a toy workshop. But he wears many hats. In addition, he is a private investigator who knows which children have been good and bad. He is also…

Why Women Want Pay Equity (More Than Equal Pay)

Different from equal pay mandates, New Zealand’s pay equity initiative takes us to the true foundations of the gender pay gap.

6 Updated Facts: What Happened to Manufacturing?

A manufacturing update reveals the impact from tariffs and other reasons that our economy is experiencing major changes.

Where to Find a Higher Minimum Wage

Traveling around the United States, you would see a minimum wage that varied from state to state and among different cities.

Should Thursday Become the New Friday?

While fewer working hours can mean enjoying a shorter day or week at work, the consequences might be unpredictable.

Why Zoom Needs the “Mr. Rogers Effect”

The seemingly pleasant phenomenon of doing Zoom conference calls in our sweats could be hiding the productive value of dressing for work.

Why Uber and Santa Claus Agree

Affecting workers that range from Santa’s elves to Uber drivers, the unintended consequences of California’s AB 5 are considerable.