The Working Knowledge blog shares evidence-based insights and perspectives on rebuilding a more equitable and resilient labor market.
Wages and employer-provided benefits July 22, 2021
New Evidence Sheds Light on Automation’s Role in Task Displacement and Wage Inequality
A new working paper from The National Bureau of Economic Research explores how automation is contributing to wage inequality and displacing certain worker groups from employment opportunities.
Employer practices July 01, 2021
People First, Employees Second: Workers Reflect on What Good Jobs Mean to Them
Workers share their perspectives and experiences at a joint Urban Institute and WorkRise event that explored job quality and the roles different stakeholders play in creating higher-quality jobs for all workers.
Wages and employer-provided benefits June 17, 2021
Employer-Sponsored Small Dollar Loans Improve Workers’ Access to Safe and Affordable Credit
Financial shocks harm both workers and their employers. They undermine a workers' employment and prospects for economic mobility and raise costs for employers.