“jobs” Charts

America: Land of the Free But Home of the Overworked »

There are 196 countries on Planet Earth. 92% of them mandate time off each week, 95% of them mandate paid…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 929
Score: 9

2013-2014 Top 10 Colleges by Post-Graduate Income »

The Universities at the top of the college rankings don't always turn out the most successful (if you measure success…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 376
Score: 8

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: 200
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

Liberty and Job "Recovery" For All? »

This “recovery” and the two which preceded it have been “jobless recoveries.” While the government measure of the unemployment rate…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 409
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

What Are College Students Up To? Certainly Not Slacking Off »

The price of college is higher than ever but not having a degree is even more costly, according to recent…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 434
Score: 5

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

Gender Wage Gap Projected to Close in Year 2058 »

Most Women Working Today Will Not See Equal Pay during their Working Lives.

IWPR
by: IWPR
views: 360
Score: 4

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: 208
Score: 3

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

Self-employment: opportunity or necessity? »

Worldwide, self-employed are three times as likely as those employed full time for an employer to live on less than…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 51
Score: 2

Women Work Just as Hard But Make Less »

The majority of women in the US still make only 77 cents for every dollar a man earns for equal…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 207
Score: 2

Worker-Owned Co-ops Could Save Businesses and Jobs »

When the Seiles decided to retire last year, they sold their businesses to employees. Only 30% of family-owned businesses, like…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 85
Score: 2

More Education Leads to Greater Earnings, Less Unemployment »

Those with a college degree earn about twice as much as those with only a high school diploma.

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 106
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: 325
Score: 2

Grim Outlook For 2014 Graduating Class »

The "Great Recession" slow recovery may be the reason 2014 graduates will struggle finding jobs. Although the number of unemployed…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 168
Score: 2

The Global Cost of Climate Change »

Extreme weather is costing the world $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% from global GDP—and it will only get worse.…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 342
Score: 2

Parents Make Room: Your Kid Is Not Leaving »

Parents may soon be wishing that they were empty nesters. 36% of young Americans (ages 18 to 31) were living…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 106
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

Productivity Aided by Technological Advances »

Between 1973 and 2014, technological advances have made workers more productive and sharply increased their pay. However, it has had…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 254
Score: 1

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

Regulation - Job Killers or Overhyped Rhetoric? »

Between 1984 and 1994, total environmental expenditures measured by the Pollution Abatement Cost and Expenditure survey in all manufacturing industries…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 380
Score: 1

College Costs Slipping Out of Even the Upper Class' Reach »

While there is a clear relation between an American college graduate's chances of finishing school with debt and their socioeconomic…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 80
Score: 1

Studying Women »

The percentage of women earning degrees in psychology skyrocketed between 1971 and 2002. In 2002, over 3/4 of women were…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 71
Score: 1

Jobs Prevent College Students From... »

For low-income students and many moderate-income students the price of college can mean that paying for higher education may require…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 365
Score: 1

Minimum Wage: Republicans, Where's the Disconnect? »

Obama and Democrats in Congress want to raise minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, up from $7.25. Americans United for…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 213
Score: 1

Lower-Wage Industries Take The Lead in Job Growth »

The National Employment Law Project reported the job recovery since the 2008 recession. The report stated that there was growth…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 76
Score: 1

Technological Terminators: Our Jobs Aren't Safe »

As technological advancement allows for more diverse and efficient automation, John Maynard Keynes' forewarning of increased unemployment seems to be…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 113
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

Solar Means Huge Economic Benefits for Missouri »

According to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, 21% of Missouri's power could come from rooftop solar energy. And that could…

Institute for Local Self-
by: Institute for Local Self-
views: 82
Score: 1
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