Posts Tagged ‘Jobs’

  • America’s Increasingly Irrelevant ‘Unemployment Rate’

    The unemployment rate is no longer a reliable barometer for the health of the labor market, as the employed and unemployed are increasingly being joined by a third category: the voluntarily jobless.

    American Enterprise Institute, May 14, 2014
  • The Party of Work

    Low levels of employment—if men were as apt to be employed today as in the Eisenhower years, 20 million more would now be working—call for the GOP to reclaim its Lincolnian mantle as the party of work.

    National Review, March 17, 2014
  • The Minimum Wage Is No Friend of the Poor

    By banning unskilled laborers from accepting low-wage offers, minimum-wage laws make it harder for people to find work and harm those who are lowest on the economic ladder, condemning many to joblessness.

    Barron’s, February 22, 2014