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.


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.


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.


Does Working from Home Improve Workers’ Performance?

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


If Work Doesn’t Kill You…

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


Closing the Gender Gap in Agricultural Productivity

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


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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