Why Higher Pay Can Be Good for Business

Higher pay for workers can be a good move for firms even beyond PR.

Why Everyone Thinks They’re a Victim of Tax Policy

The House of Representatives recently agreed to extend some business tax breaks retroactively into 2014. But the Wall ...

Quantitative Research in 2015, as Imagined in 1990

If you want to get some perspective how much quantitative research has changed in the past few decades, try going back to 1990.

Employee Morale Campaigns: The Early Years

Intensive studies of workers' moods to improve business performance goes back more than 75 years.
Education and Leisure

The Rise and Fall of “Education for Leisure”

Where did the notion of teaching people how to spend their free time come from, and why did it disappear?

Can Part-Time Jobs Be Good Jobs?

Brandeis University researcher Hilda Kahne argued for a more thoughtful approach to part-time jobs in a 1994 issue of Social Service Review

Ready for the 11-Hour Work Day?

Will the 11-hour work day become a reality?

Self-Employment: Exciting Opportunity or Last Resort?

Does self-employment open up new opportunities or exploit a vulnerable workforce?