Artificial intelligence, the future of work, and inequality

One of the most spectacular facts of the last two centuries of economic history is the exponential growth in GDP per capita in most of the world. Figure 1 shows the rise (and the difference) in living standards for five countries ...

Perceived union support buoys 'meaningfulness of work' measures

While it has long been thought that the "union premium" extends to a labor union's ability to provide higher wages, better benefits and increased job security to workers, new research from a University of Illinois expert ...

University isn't everything when it comes to employment outcomes

There is increasing pressure being placed on universities to deliver better "value for money". Universities minister Sam Gyimah wants school leavers to have greater access to the labour market outcomes for each individual ...

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