The Working Knowledge blog shares evidence-based insights and perspectives on rebuilding a more equitable and resilient labor market.
Employer practices February 12, 2021
How Do We Define “Good Jobs,” and How Do They Affect Worker Well-Being?
Our new blog series highlights evidence and areas for further research on connections between job quality and economic mobility. Our first post shares a new framework for understanding job quality elements and how they affect worker well-being.
Stakeholder voices February 04, 2021
Repairing Labor Market Institutions to Deliver Opportunity: A Q&A with David Autor
Autor, Ford professor of economics at MIT and WorkRise board member, reflects on raising the minimum wage, fixing unemployment insurance, and other reforms to ensure workers reap rewards from economic growth.
Employer practices January 26, 2021
New Protections Needed for Contractors and Temporary Workers as Companies Continue to Outsource Labor
A new report highlights the need for an expansion of rights and protections for independent contractors and temporary workers, a growing share of the US workforce.