Many young people don’t think Social Security will be there for them when they retire. Coupled with the doubt about Social Security’s longevity is a general apathy toward learning its basic functions and how it operates.
In the midst of the most severe recession since the Great Depression, large increases in the federal budget deficit were inevitable and remain necessary to address the jobs crisis.
The federal budget deficit can be reduced without cutting essential programs like Social Security.
Income from stocks, bonds and real estate increasingly concentrated at the top of the income scale.
Additional context on the country's high unemployment rate. (Updated March 2010.)
New paper shows how immigration has a positive impact on the wages of native-born workers, including those with less than a high-school education.
American families have less abundance to celebrate this Thanksgiving: A record number are struggling to put food on the table.
The House's proposed surtax on the nation's top earners would provide valuable revenue to help fund a new health care program.
The latest statistics on unemployment, underemployment, worker productivity, health care coverage, and job and retirement security.
This Labor Day, American workers will have little to celebrate as they struggle with the recent collapse of hourly wage growth.
While some businesses might let go of a couple of workers, many others are laying off entire divisions, or are simply going belly up. This week's Snapshot examines this recession's record-setting mass layoff trend.
Germany's unemployment has remained stable, thanks, in part, to their labor market policies.