June 24, 2022
A look at the factors driving greater unionization, and the broader effects of labor unions on wages, corporate profits, firm productivity, and labor demand.
Policies and trends around employment impact over 160 million working Americans and their families. Our posts discuss a range of topics including: demographic trends in labor force participation; unemployment; the impact of immigration; minimum wage laws; discrimination; how trade policy affects U.S. jobs; the rise of automation; and employment-focused education and skills programs, among others.
March 27, 2022
A discussion with Pamela Meyerhofer (Montana State University), on the ways in which the economic impact of COVID has differed across groups of people.
March 22, 2022
Frontline workers during the COVID pandemic have been disproportionately comprised of less educated and minority workers, especially Hispanics, and immigrants.
June 21, 2021
Former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) under President Obama, Jason Furman joins EconoFact Chats this week to discuss the economy’s emergence from the COVID-19 recession.