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Deny-Side Economics

Thomas Suddes, a member of the Plain Dealer editorial board writes:

Fact One: In 2013, half of Ohio’s households had an income above $46,398 — and half below $46,398. 199 more words



Wow! The unemployment rate supposedly just went to the lowest rate since 2008. That should be awesome news (if true), but it really isn’t because wages aren’t increasing.  118 more words

Everything Is Rigged

The unheard progressive response on immigration

Chris Dillow blogs:

“Wages, then, are being squeezed not by immigrants, but by some fundamental trends in capitalism.”

“Those who seek to link immigration with falling living standards are 

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Meta-post on Robots and Jobs

I don’t know that I have anything particularly original to say on the worry that robots will soon replace humans in many more tasks, and what implications this has for wages, living conditions, income distribution, the introduction of the Matrix or Skynet, or anything else. 915 more words

On "Designated Area Migration Agreements": Wages and low-skilled migrants

(Disclosure: I worked on this program in 2011 and 2012 when I was at the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. I also exchanged emails with David Crowe yesterday about his article.) 1,468 more words


Is it fair to offer unpaid internships?

… and is it reasonable to settle for one?

The question of internships remains a hot topic. For many student it is a necessity to break through to the “real” labor market, gain valuable and necessary experience and in some cases a mandatory part of their education.

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