A $15 per hour minimum wage would lead to $2.4 billion in property crimes, a new paper released Monday argues.
U.S. employers listed almost 7.6 million job openings in January, near the record high of 7.63 million in November, a sign that businesses are eager to hire more workers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite a darkening outlook that has left the Federal Reserve cautious about further interest rate hikes this year.
While robots are not yet ready to take your jobs, a new paper released Monday by two Harvard labor economists argues there is cause for major concern in the future.
New data, released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attracted attention by showing the wide variation in fertility among states. They also prompted commentators to ask: Are kids getting too expensive for Americans to have?
Former secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro kicked off his yet-to-be-announced bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination by endorsing a 70 percent top marginal income tax, despite longstanding concerns by economists over its viability.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired the most workers in 10 months in December while boosting wages, which could help to allay a recent upsurge in fears about the economy’s health that has roiled financial markets.