Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

International Labor Organization (organization) The ILO is a UN agency that works to “shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all.” The ILO website includes a variety of reports and other information on numerous topics, from child labor, forced labor, and working conditions, to green jobs, worker safety, and economic development.

International Labor Organization (organization) The ILO is a UN agency that works to “shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all.” The ILO website includes a variety of reports and other information on numerous topics, from child labor, forced labor, and working conditions, to green jobs, worker safety, and economic development.

A Question    A voice said, Look me in the stars  And tell me truly, men of earth,  If all the soul-and-body scars  Were not too much to pay for birth.  Robert Frost

A Question A voice said, Look me in the stars And tell me truly, men of earth, If all the soul-and-body scars Were not too much to pay for birth. Robert Frost

The broken link: wages & productivity - Productivity is growing worldwide but wages are not keeping pace. That’s one of the conclusions of the Global Wage Report by the International Labour Organization. The report also confirms a continuing trend: employees in developing and emerging economies are earning more than they were before the global economic crisis began while workers in richer, developed countries are seeing their pay stagnate or even decline.

The broken link: wages & productivity - Productivity is growing worldwide but wages are not keeping pace. That’s one of the conclusions of the Global Wage Report by the International Labour Organization. The report also confirms a continuing trend: employees in developing and emerging economies are earning more than they were before the global economic crisis began while workers in richer, developed countries are seeing their pay stagnate or even decline.

UK Should Consider Brexit If EU Signs TTIP, Suggests Labour Economics Adviser Joseph Stiglitz. Britain could be better off outside the European Union if the proposed free trade deal with the United States is signed, a senior Labour economic adviser has suggested.  Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel P

UK Should Consider Brexit If EU Signs TTIP, Suggests Labour Economics Adviser Joseph Stiglitz

UK Should Consider Brexit If EU Signs TTIP, Suggests Labour Economics Adviser Joseph Stiglitz. Britain could be better off outside the European Union if the proposed free trade deal with the United States is signed, a senior Labour economic adviser has suggested. Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel P

Taking care of farm animals: a common task for children who were too young to work in the fields or around a hot stove in the kitchen. It was also a great way to introduce kids to the economics of farm labour.

Taking care of farm animals: a common task for children who were too young to work in the fields or around a hot stove in the kitchen. It was also a great way to introduce kids to the economics of farm labour.

Joan Robinson (1903-1983) economics, labour economics, Keynesian

The 13 women who transformed the world of economics

Joan Robinson (1903-1983) economics, labour economics, Keynesian

In graphics: Britain’s referendum on EU membership: A background guide to “Brexit” from the European Union | The Economist

A background guide to “Brexit” from the European Union

In graphics: Britain’s referendum on EU membership: A background guide to “Brexit” from the European Union | The Economist

Division of Labour (Economics)

Division of Labour (Economics)

This kind of article is often recycled to fill space and illustrates the media's poor understanding of labour economics or cost/return of education.    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/19/unskilled-workers-2020-mckinsey-global-institute-study_n_1609767.html

Report: 90 Million Workers Of This Kind Will Be Unneeded By 2020

This kind of article is often recycled to fill space and illustrates the media's poor understanding of labour economics or cost/return of education. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/19/unskilled-workers-2020-mckinsey-global-institute-study_n_1609767.html

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