By Making Sen$e Editor
On average, the arrival of one new industrial robot in a local labor market coincides with an employment drop of 5.6 workers.
When job searchers were constrained geographically due to the "lock in" effect of lower home values, they were more likely to apply for lower-level and lower-paying positions within their commuting zone.
Online coursework has been heralded as potentially transformative for higher education, but little is known about whether it increases the number of people who earn degrees.
A new study found that there were roughly twice the number of cancellations for customers who used African American-sounding names when requesting a ride in Boston than those using white-sounding names.
How do potential donors respond to receiving gifts from organizations that appeal to them for support?…
Over the past 75 years, the racial gap in economic rank has narrowed sharply among men at the top of the earnings ladder, but changed very little among those at the middle and bottom.
"No taxation without representation" — the rallying cry of the American Revolution — gives the impression that taxation was the principal irritant between Britain and its American colonies. But, in fact, taxes in the colonies were much lower than taxes…
Researchers find that mutual fund managers from poor families consistently achieve better investment results than fund managers from wealthier backgrounds.
When faced with deciding whether to make a change, people may be too cautious for their own good, a new study finds.
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