As unemployment rates continue to decline, not enough attention is being paid to the kinds of jobs that are being created. A new report from the Working Poor Families Project shows exactly why we need to consider job quality, not just job creation. Analyzing Census Bureau data, the report finds...
The 4th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Power begins tomorrow in New Delhi, India and will bring together roughly 1,000 participants to talk about alternative metrics beyond GDP. The theme of this year’s conference is, “Measuring Well-Being for Development and Policy...
Underemployment, the economic measure combining the percentage of unemployed workers with the percentage of part-timers desirious of full-time work, is something that most of us (but politicans in particular) generally ignore. Even the White House, which, rhetorically at least, has lately given a...
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