Labor

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The Unseen Taxes Created by the Affordable Care Act

A new study explains the effects on the labor supply created by the Affordable Care Act. The ACA creates a penalty on employers that incentivizes a reduction in full-time hiring, as well as creating an implicit tax on full-time employees that encourages them to work less.

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Not Just a Summer Job: Reducing Incarceration Rates for At-Risk Youth

A new study finds that government-sponsored youth employment programs may reduce involvement in criminal activities and mortality rates for youth from low-income families.

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Advancing Women in the Workplace Through a Gender-Targeted Approach to Workforce Development

Research suggests a gendered lens to government workforce initiatives would help foster the advancement of women in the workplace.

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Economic Conditions and Health: What was the economy like when you left school?

Study finds a relationship between health and economic conditions at the time individuals leave school.

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Does Working from Home Improve Workers’ Performance?

Employees working from home are less likely to leave the company and report higher work satisfaction.

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If Work Doesn’t Kill You…

Researchers examine the link between job loss and cardiovascular health in Norway.

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Closing the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity

Women are key to global agriculture, but social and economic barriers severely limit their productivity.

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The Results Are In: Drug Tests Are Positive

Could pro-drug testing legislation benefit labor market outcomes for African American job-seekers?

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No Push, No Pull

Pension plans change the labor market for principals and teachers.

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Looking for the Losers in New-New Trade Theory

Trade liberalization couldn't raise wages, could it?

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