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The Hobby Lobby Decision in the Court of Public Opinion »

Luckily for Hobby Lobby, their case was decided by nine Supreme Court Justices, not the public. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 393
Score: 11

Composting: A Savvy Economic Investment »

Composting systems—even high-tech ones—do not require the same level of capital investment as landfills or incinerators. While more research is…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 318
Score: 8

Hey College Grad, Wanna Job? Pick Your Industry Wisely »

With the Affordable Care Act fully enacted, the health sector will show the highest increase in employment, matched only by…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 680
Score: 7

How much less is your bachelor's degree worth? »

According to the most recent census, 113,000 janitors in the U.S. have at least a bachelor’s degree. And, over 18,000…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 198
Score: 6

More Composting, More Jobs? »

In 2012, we set out to document the contribution of composting and natural wood waste recovery to Maryland’s job base.…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 196
Score: 6

Are jobs hard to find? Americans are looking »

In February 2009, a few months after the Wall Street crash, 80 percent of Americans told pollsters that jobs were…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 833
Score: 5

Percentage Self Employed in the World »

18% of all adults worldwide have been self employed in 2013. The high rates of self employed individuals can signal…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 269
Score: 4

The Rise Of Part Time »

Over the last two decades, part time employment has become progressively more popular, increasing by nearly eight million workers.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 62
Score: 4

Women Are Only 24% of All STEM Workers in the US »

The gender imbalance in the sciences today is arguably more pronounced than in any other field. According to data from…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 350
Score: 4

When Is Increased Unemployment a Good Thing? »

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Obamacare will reduce the total hours worked by 1.5-2% from 2017-2024. However, this will…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 239
Score: 4

Full Time Workers Are Less Likely to be Depressed »

Americans not in the workforce, unemployed, or employed part time but looking for full time work are more likely to…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 394
Score: 4

The Fluctuation of the U.S. Poverty Rate »

This chart shows the poverty rate based on CPI research series using current methods, meaning that money income is adjusted.…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 296
Score: 4

Employment, Freedom, and Depression »

There are two factors that seem to impact depression. The first is whether or not a person is employed. The…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 113
Score: 3

Unemployment: On the way to recovery »

From the data, unemployment spiked in 2009 and 2010; the two years after Bush left office. This could be expected…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 206
Score: 3

Employment at Different Levels of Education as of 2015 »

In this bar chart, you can see the amount of employment at the completion of different levels of education. These…

Melissa Adeva
by: Melissa Adeva
views: 126
Score: 2

The Breakdown: American Science Education (2013) »

Some subject areas, like psychology and biological sciences, have significantly more students obtaining bachelor's than master's degrees. This makes us…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 130
Score: 2

Lawyers Are Breaking the Bank »

While I recently posted about how unemployment for lawyers is growing, here's how their salaries are growing. Could it be…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 112
Score: 2

Highest Educated but Jobless- A Lawyer's Struggle »

Lawyers, who pay a very high price for their education (second to doctors), are finding it increasingly hard to get…

Jocelyn Rossell
by: Jocelyn Rossell
views: 107
Score: 2

Indian Americans Succeeding in Science and Tech »

Nearly thirty percent of Indian Americans were employed in science and engineering in 2010, giving them a median income of…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 90
Score: 2

Workers w/ Family Member Enrolled in Public Program »

In a recent New Yorker magazine article, they cited a recent study that over 50% of the fast-food workers require…

NYC Politics
by: NYC Politics
views: 258
Score: 2

Employment Still Not Where It Needs to Be »

The headlines from the latest employment report certainly seem positive. The unemployment rate has dropped to 6.3 percent and there…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 140
Score: 2

Why Parents Want Their Kids to Go to College »

In 2013, Gallup and Inside Higher Ed conducted a survey of parents about their college admissions decision-making process. When asked…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 323
Score: 2

The Gap Between Father's Caregiving Aspirations and Reality »

In a survey of 1,000 fathers, 65% of the fathers believe that both partners SHOULD provide equal amounts of care…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 832
Score: 2

Unemployed Persons per Job Opening »

After peaking at 6.7 in July 2009, the number of unemployed Americans per job opening has decreased to 3.07 in…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 365
Score: 2

The American Dream »

As families struggle to improve their finances, what about the American Dream? Will the next generation be better off? Are…

The Public Notice
by: The Public Notice
views: 114
Score: 2

The Coast: An Economic Force »

Coastal areas generate the majority of economic production in the United States. The 30 states (and D.C.) with shorelines (oceans…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 85
Score: 2

Increasing College and University Employment »

Not only are colleges and universities employing more Americans than ever, but they are also employing a larger percentage of…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 71
Score: 2

Racial Breakdown of Public Welfare Administrators »

(Data from 2009) Most notably whites are the only group that have a greater percentage of public welfare administrators working…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 78
Score: 1

Adios Puerto Rico! Island loses citizens to mainland U.S. »

Puerto Rico has lost more citizens in the last 3 years compared to the past 3 decades. Lack of employment…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 69
Score: 1

It Really Isn't So Hard to Share the Work »

Finding solutions to employees' need for absence hasn't been so difficult, according to businesses already in compliance with the FMLA.…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 100
Score: 1

Profiles of Employed, Short & Long-Term Unemployed by Race »

The long-term unemployed are on the margins of the labor market, with diminished job prospects and high labor force withdrawal…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 79
Score: 1

What Happens to the Long-Term Unemployed? »

The long-term unemployed are on the margins of the labor market, with diminished job prospects and high labor force withdrawal…

The Brookings Institution
by: The Brookings Institution
views: 265
Score: 1

A Subjective View of Class Identification »

The terms "lower class", "working class", "middle class", and "upper class" are frequently used in media. However, the figure above…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 380
Score: 1

Employment Among Older Workers is Leveling Off »

The January jobs report shows some leveling off of employment among older workers. While there was an increase in employment…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 153
Score: 1

Minimum Wage: States Pick Up Where Fed Government Falters »

It has been over four years since Congress raised the federal minimum-wage. By all of the commonly used benchmarks –…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 108
Score: 1
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