Employment & Job Structure

    Where have all the good jobs gone? From corporate governance to globalization, the Institute examines the structural changes and trends that have eroded stable, secure employment opportunities in America and around the world, engaging economic theory and policy prescriptions to find solutions.

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    The Causes of Falling Wage Share and Prospects for Growth with Equality in a Globalized Economy

    This research project analyzes the determinants of wage share, taking account of country-specific institutional aspects, in order to contribute to the theory of distribution, combining insights from political economy, institutional economics, and industrial relations. Read more

    How Despair Helped Drive Trump to Victory

    From the Rust Belt to Rural America, Economic and Social Distress Helped Shape the 2016 US Presidential Election Outcome Read more