Researchers map global economy in collaboration with LinkedIn

A small team of researchers at Indiana University has created the first global map of labor flow in collaboration with the world's largest professional social network, LinkedIn. The work is reported in the journal Nature ...

Career differences main driver of wage inequality

Why does a 55-year-old worker earn on average around 40 percent more than a 25-year-old? Is there a link between average wage growth and rising wage inequality? Many answers to these fundamental questions have so far remained ...

Study: Internet perpetuates job market inequality

Recent research finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic. Instead, lower-wage jobs have become "black holes," with intense ...

A research study analyzes employment hiring practices in Europe

It is calculated that in Europe at present, 19 million people are children of immigrants, 6 million of whom have parents who were born outside the EU. In Spain, nearly 1 in 4 young people under the age of 18 have foreign-born ...

Less-educated men face declining labor prospects

When it comes to finding their place in the labor market, men without a college education in the United States face a complex array of forces including declining wages and fewer stable jobs.

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