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Gender Inequality Costs As Much As the American and Chinese Economies Combined

The global economy would grow by $28 trillion by 2025 if women participated in the labor force to the same degree as men—a 26% increase and almost equivalent to the combined GDPs of the U.S. 747 more words

Stock Market Report September 14th, 2015

Alec Baker – 8:00 AM ET

Good morning, America. Bad news first: China’s Shanghai Composite dropped again even though China’s government announced to open China’s corporations for investors. 858 more words

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Where the elderly are still working, whether by choice or necessity

Across the US, people are enjoying time off today for Labor Day. Perhaps they’re visiting parents or grandparents—after all, they probably have the day off work, too. 164 more words

More “feel-good” about the labor market

From Matt Yglezias:

As of this month, the unemployment rate is now lower than it was at any point during Ronald Reagan’s administration: (and shows a version of this chart)

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Good-bye, so long, farewell?

In a recent post Scott Sumner muses:

For the past few years I’ve been suggesting that the labor force participation rate is not going to bounce back.  

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Christine Lagarde Speech Global Economy 2015

Last Updated On: May 8, 2015 By: Nick Giammarino Global Reset Newsletter – CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE FREE NEWSLETTER Christine Lagarde recently delivered this speech regarding the global economy in 2015. 19 more words

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This new law in Japan is a big step forward for women managers

Japanese lawmakers have passed a law that would require large companies to publicly set goals for hiring and promoting women to managerial roles, according to a report in… 128 more words