Student gender affects access to information on careers
The disparity may deter more women from their preferred career path.
Tuition-free scholarships may blunt effects of recession, but not everyone benefits equally
Pandemic recession brought drops in enrollment. Photo: Allison Shelley/EDUimages
Promise scholarships get graduates into good jobs—if the jobs are there
Research shows graduates may move away if there aren't enough good job opportunities nearby. Photo by Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for EDUimages
Change could make child-care credit work for lowest-income working families
Making the credit refundable would benefit the poorest working families and narrow the gaps between white and nonwhite households
Pandemic restrictions and shutdowns don't have lasting effect on jobs, new research finds
Restrictions reduce employment while they're in place but deaths from the virus have a lasting drag on employment.
Well-targeted job creation policies can improve employment rates in distressed communities
Research finds local employment rates increase three times as much if jobs are targeted at more-distressed local labor markets.
Seasonal workers don’t make up for lost hours by taking other jobs
New research finds that seasonal workers and others in their household don’t make up for the lost earnings during their off-season by finding other work.
Study finds up to 7.7 million lost jobs with employer-sponsored health insurance during COVID pandemic in U.S.
Nearly 7 million dependents affected; disproportionate effects on manufacturing sector, women and workers 35-54
CARES Act provided a lifeline to low-wage workers and the economy
Pandemic benefits gave the lowest quarter of earners a weekly pay boost of 20 percent or more, paper finds.
Addressing unemployment and poverty: A Labor Day message from Upjohn Institute President Michael Horrigan
Michael Horrigan: Getting America back to work with the dignity that every American worker deserves on this and every Labor Day.
Parents' unemployment can hurt children's lifelong earnings
Children whose parents lose jobs before a major educational decision are less likely to finish college.