New IIASA research shows that higher levels of education and increasing workforce participation in both migrant and local populations are needed to compensate for the negative economic impacts of aging populations in EU countries.
When 18-year-old youths transition out of children's homes, what crimes do they commit? How often? Does it get worse over time? These juveniles move into an uncertain world, highly vulnerable, and with little social capital. They are generally viewed as at risk for criminal activities, supported by limited research globally. An unusual, small 6-year longitudinal study in South Africa sheds light on the under-researched lives of juvenile care leavers.
Working blacks who believe racism has a major impact on their lives are more likely to seek self-employment than those who feel less strongly about its effects, according to new research from Rice University.
A groundbreaking study by Resources for the Future researchers, published in Science Advances, shows that national monuments have had mostly positive effects on local economies in the American West. Using a unique set of data and state-of-the-art statistical methods, the authors determined how 14 monument designations in the Mountain West states affected nearby jobs, wage income, businesses, and industries.
In advancing research to tackle the problem of burgeoning global economic inequality, researchers at Simon Fraser University used a poverty simulation game called SPENT to foster greater understanding of what causes poverty and economic inequality.
People with serious mental illness believe their physical health problems rather than psychological health make it difficult for them to find jobs, according to a Rutgers study.
Market concentration in the form of 'superstar' firms has been lowering labor's share of GDP in recent decades, a new study finds.
Economic development incentives may do more harm than good, especially for middle-class workers, according to new West Virginia University research.
Military spouses can struggle to find and maintain employment and face severe restrictions on their social lives because of their partners' working patterns.
Employees over 50 can feel excluded and demotivated in the workplace for various reasons. They feel particularly excluded when they believe that their cognitive abilities decrease with age, as psychologists from the University of Basel report in the journal 'Work, Aging, and Retirement'.