May 3, 2013 Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
May 3, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting the economy added 165,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, beating analyst expectations.
May 2, 2013 The rate at which Americans are quitting their jobs is rising. That can be a good sign for the economic and labor market outlook.
May 1, 2013 The hidden side the unemployment numbers? Folks with advanced degrees are climbing down the ladder.
Apr 26, 2013 A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project shows that social media and the Internet are not helping much to get poorer people engaged in civic life.
Apr 8, 2013 The jobs numbers are out and the work force is shrinking again. Why are people quitting their searches and what do they do once they've stopped? We hear from a discouraged worker.
Apr 5, 2013 The March jobs report disappoints, with only 88,000 jobs added. Analysts point to the sequester as a reason for the drop after a strong February.
Apr 5, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 88,000 jobs last month, below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent.
Apr 5, 2013 Larry Summers discusses the state of the economic recovery, why the stock market is booming, and what's ahead in the coming months.