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Salary Secrecy

What happens when everyone knows how much you earn? A Boulder, Colorado firm, has voluntarily decided to let workers check a spreadsheet and see what others take home. One employee said she likes it, …

Female Human Capital

To one group of economists, oral contraception is all about human capital. 1970 appears to have been a turning point. 40 years ago, increasingly, women started entering law school, medical school and …

Who Needs a License?

What does a hair salon “shampoo specialist” have in common with a private detective? In certain states, each needs a license to do business. But what might licensing involve? For a Texas s…