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April 2015

Continued improvement in U.S. labor market in 2014

Eleni Theodossiou Sherman, Janie-Lynn Kang

In 2014, the U.S. labor market continued to improve, with unemployment declining and the share of the population employed increasing.

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Book Reviews

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Reforms in education: the challenges in Michigan (and elsewhere)

Ryan Arbuckle

Authors Michael Addonizio and Philip Kearney examine lessons learned in the reform movement in education in Michigan at the microlevel that can be applied elsewhere.

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Beyond BLS

Thinking of going to grad school? This study says it will be worth it

Maureen Soyars

An economist finds that college and particularly graduate school pay off in the job market.

The growth of income inequality in the United States

Eleni Karageorge

An economic policy analyst looks at possible causes of the nation’s income gap between rich and poor and suggests ways to mitigate it.

Sitting on the job slows women down

Charlotte M. Irby

A new study shows that women’s level of physical activity at work and after work are related.

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