The loss of U.S. manufacturing jobs is a topic that can provoke heated arguments about globalization. But what do the cold, hard numbers reveal? How has the rise in foreign manufacturing competition actually affected the U.S. economy and its workers? A new study co-authored by MIT economist David Autor shows that the rapid rise in […] … learn more→
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When (and where) work disappears
Shipwrecked: women and children first?
Romantic notions of heroism – the captain refusing to leave his sinking ship, women and children being ushered to safety – have been shattered by reports emerging from the Costa Concordia. … learn more→