Tradable and nontradable inflation indexes: replicating New Zealand’s tradable indexes with BLS CPI data
Tradable market basket items are found to have lower inflation than nontradable ones over the 6-year period examined.Read full article »
This overarching addition to the literature on the shadow economy offers well-founded estimates of the size of the illegal workforce in major global cities in 151 countries and discusses the effects of the underground economy, policies for dealing with it, and the motivations for participating in it.View all Book Reviews »
Researchers look at how effectively the words used in job listings recruit the desired applicants.
A new study offers extensive statistical evidence that there is age discrimination in hiring and that women experience more age discrimination than men.
Researchers find that industries whose sales are concentrated among a few large and profitable firms tends to have the steepest declines in labor’s share of gross domestic product.View all Beyond BLS articles »
Examining price transmission across labor compensation costs, consumer prices, and finished-goods prices
Economic productivity in the air transportation industry: multifactor and labor productivity trends, 1990–2014
This month is a time to celebrate education and the teachers who teach it; let’s also look at education in an MLR article during another time—1994.
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