How Home Work Created Assignments For Dog Walkers

Having shifted to more working at home, we initiated a ripple of changes for the people that do our dog walking.

Why Job Switchers Love Labor Markets

For happier news, we could look at how labor markets favor job switchers rather than the inflation headlines.

How Do U.S. Jobs Markets Compare to Other Countries?

Using OECD data, when we compare U.S. jobs markets to other countries, the U.S. fares pretty well with quantity but not as much for quality.

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.

Essential Occupations…Like the Easter Bunny

Looking more closely at the lockdown, we can identify the kinds of jobs that involve working remotely and where they are located.

The Manufacturing Jobs That Are Disappearing

Through the excellent Netflix documentary, “American Factory,” and Bureau of Labor Force projections, we can see disappearing manufacturing jobs.

What Paternity Leave Can Do to Dads

With the popularity of paternity leave increasing, researchers wanted to know whether it influenced the number of children that fathers in Spain wanted.

The Mystery of the Missing Jobs

To understand why certain cities have more dog walkers, scientists, and pastry chefs, we just need to look at the geography of jobs.

How a Cherry Orchard is About More Than Fruit

Representing far more than the agricultural labor force, a cherry orchard in Washington state displays the complexities of changing labor markets.

Weekly Roundup: From Pricey Hips to Costly Lines

Our economic news summary includes underutilizing female labor, delayed gratification, pricing medical care, interstate migration & assessing labor markets.