Labor Economics and May Day throughout the Year

As in recent years, work and economic issues have been on the minds of citizens worldwide - and not just on May Day. Almost on a daily basis we've seen or read about the challenges faced by employers, employees, unions, policy makers, and governments worldwide. From debates over raising the minimum wage, to discussions of … Continue reading Labor Economics and May Day throughout the Year

May Day: Research has much to say about challenges in the workplace.

Work issues have often taken center stage this year. From debates over raising the minimum wage, to discussions of pay equity and discrimination, workplace health risk factors and health insurance, and more, labor and work concerns are on the minds of employers, employees, unions, policy makers, and governments worldwide. On this day set aside to … Continue reading May Day: Research has much to say about challenges in the workplace.

Work, work, work…

Today is International Workers’ Day, also known as May Day, a celebration of the international labor movement. SAGE publishes a number of top-ranked journals in Economics and in Industrial Relations & Labor, offering relevant insights into key issues. We invite you to enjoy access to the following journals through May 31st. Click to access. Economic … Continue reading Work, work, work…

Can We Save Jobs By Raising Corporate Taxes?

Harvard Business Review's The Daily Stat this week spotlighted an article from Public Finance Review that is the first to empirically study the impact of corporate taxes on the unemployment rate, and reveals some surprising and significant findings. From the Stat: An increase of 10 percentage points in the corporate tax rate is associated with … Continue reading Can We Save Jobs By Raising Corporate Taxes?

Employee Job Search

Wendy R. Boswell, Ryan D. Zimmerman and Brian W. Swider, all of Texas A&M University, published "Employee Job Search: Toward an Understanding of Search Context and Search Objectives" on September 30th, 2011 in the Journal of Management's OnlineFirst collection. To view other OnlineFirst articles, please click here. The abstract: Job search behaviors occur across various … Continue reading Employee Job Search