Manufacturing isn't the only way poor countries can develop

Industrialization is considered the main way poor countries become developed. To successfully develop—or generate more wealth and output—many believe poor countries must shift employment away from agriculture and into ...

The self-employed hard hit by coronavirus crisis

Self-employed workers' hours have significantly decreased during the coronavirus crisis. Their average hours worked decreased most at the start of the crisis, by more than five hours per week. And it was difficult to return ...

In certain circumstances, outsourcing poses risks to vendors

Outsourcing routine tasks, like payroll, customer service, and accounting, offers well-known benefits to businesses and contributes to an economy in which entrepreneurial vendors can support industry and expand employment. ...

Study examines stay-at-home worker productivity potential

Working from home has become part of the so-called "new normal" for many people during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there has been a move underway towards increased telecommuting for many years. Writing in the Global Business ...

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