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A Tom the Dancing Bug comic strip. “Richard Scarry’s Century Busy Town Jobs” is published by Ruben Bolling in The Nib.

Chart of all the OECD countries and how much parental leave they offer. Most offer something between 10 and 50 weeks. The US is at the bottom of the chart, at nil.

Which countries are most generous to new parents?

Parental-leave packages vary widely across the OECD

Chris Giles on Twitter: "Productivity is almost everything in economics and it's…

Chris Giles on Twitter

“Productivity is almost everything in economics and it's terrible everywhere https://t.co/ICD6wuVBpI”

“The coming decades will bring population shrinkage not seen since the Black Death. Good for wages, bad for GDP.

Jeremiah Dillon on Twitter

“The coming decades will bring population shrinkage not seen since the Black Death. Good for wages, bad for GDP.”

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Automation is making human labor more valuable than ever | The new new economy

The modern economy was built on automation, so it's natural to assume that the future will be defined by automation as well. It seems like every week there's a new study or think piece about the job-destroying potential of robotics and artificial intelligence. But our...

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The Daily Shot: Emerging Markets Trumpled, Global Inflation Expectations Rise - Daily Shot - WSJ

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How can we create a generation of global problem solvers?

What are the 10 biggest global challenges?

Here's a guide to the World Economic Forum's 10 key global challenges, and why they matter to our future.

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Why Startups Are Struggling

Even amid the venture capital boom of the past few years, entrepreneurs are finding it harder to build big, enduring companies. What does this mean for the future of innovation?

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Sudeep Reddy on Twitter

“May jobless rate by education: B.A. or more 2.4% High school grads 5.1% No H.S. diploma 7.1% https://t.co/8ZxlL5J2zR”

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This cartoon explains how the rich got rich and the poor got poor

It's grounded in 50 years of reality.

A technology slowdown could mean that stagnant wages are not going to improve

Tech Slowdown Threatens the American Dream

Despite the allure of apps and social media, today’s digital technologies are doing little to generate the kind of prosperity that previous generations enjoyed, a prominent economist argues. But that doesn’t mean we should give up on innovation.

complex-systems-science: “ Tech Slowdown Threatens the American Dream In a three-month period at the end of Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric lightbulb, Karl Benz invented a workable internal-combustion engine, and a.

Tech Slowdown Threatens the American Dream

Despite the allure of apps and social media, today’s digital technologies are doing little to generate the kind of prosperity that previous generations enjoyed, a prominent economist argues. But that doesn’t mean we should give up on innovation.

July Tech stocks broke a record with help from a newer breed of public companies.

McDonald’s Offers Free Homes to Beat Eastern Europe’s Labor Crunch

Better-known for low-paid jobs than generous incentive packages, McDonald’s Corp. is facing a labor shortage so dire in Hungary that it’s offering free rooms to out-of-town burger flippers.

McDonald’s Offers Free Homes to Beat Eastern Europe’s Labor Crunch

McDonald’s Offers Free Homes to Beat Eastern Europe’s Labor Crunch

Better-known for low-paid jobs than generous incentive packages, McDonald’s Corp. is facing a labor shortage so dire in Hungary that it’s offering free rooms to out-of-town burger flippers.

“China's labor productivity rates are less than a tenth of European, Japanese, and US levels”

Mark Constantine on Twitter

“China's labor productivity rates are less than a tenth of European, Japanese, and US levels”