Posts Tagged ‘human capital’

  • College Graduation and human capital

    Which College Grads Have Unemployment Problems?

    Jan 12, 14 • 715 Views • No Comments

    With a 6.7% unemployment rate and 74,000 jobs created for December, are you okay if you have a bachelor’s degree? I discovered some answers in a new paper from the NY Fed. Unemployment and underemployment for recent college graduates have been...  [read more]

  • State migration goldfish

    Do You Live in a Popular State?

    Jan 4, 14 • 1085 Views • No Comments

    Listening to Bloomberg news the other morning, I heard that Atlas Van Lines just came out with their annual migration study. The radio report said New Jersey had the most departures while Oregon had the arrivals. (No, people from NJ are not going to Oregon....  [read more]

  • competitive market structure strategies

    The Boardroom Still Has a Glass Ceiling

    Dec 16, 13 • 558 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday gender issues blog: With Mary Barra soon ascending to the top of GM, she will also become the fifth woman on their 12 person Board of Directors. The boards of only 4 other Fortune 500 companies–Estée Lauder, Avon Products, Procter &...  [read more]

  • Human capital and Prop 8

    A New Reason to Marry

    Nov 25, 13 • 350 Views • No Comments

    Traditionally, marriage has been about specialization and “production complementarities.” With the husband in the labor force and the wife at home, their division of labor resembled a small factory. He supplied the income and she was the...  [read more]

  • gender gap women's sports and March Madness

    State By State Gender Pay Gaps

    Nov 18, 13 • 602 Views • No Comments

    At 15 cents, the gender wage gap is smallest in Vermont and Nevada. It expands to 36 cents in Wyoming. Comparing all women to all men, though, is tricky. We have the single female professionals who have no gender wage gap and other women who do. We throw...  [read more]