Posts filed under “Wages & Income”

Real Wages Are Rising


Source: Torsten Sløk, Ph.D., Deutsche Bank Research

Category: Wages & Income

How much do you need to make to buy a home in your city?

Source: Know More

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate, Wages & Income

The Gender Pay Gap

Source: Center for American Progress

Category: Wages & Income

“Where’s the Wage Pressure?”

Category: Think Tank, Wages & Income

Wal-Mart’s Plan to Boost Pay, State by State

Regarding yesterday’s discussion on Wal-Mart’s pay raise, check out this informative map from the WSJ:     Source: WSJ

Category: Corporate Management, Wages & Income

The Changing Nature of Middle-Class Jobs

Source: NY Times

Category: Digital Media, Employment, Wages & Income

Wal-Mart’s Crash Course in Labor Economics

Last week, we learned that Wal-Mart was giving the lowest-paid of its hourly employees a raise. In a blog post, Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said that as of April, the company will pay a minimum of $9 an hour. That is $1.75 more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, which has been unchanged…Read More

Category: Employment, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

The Shrinking American Middle Class

click for interactive infographic Source: The Upshot

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

Higher Education, Wages, and Polarization

Higher Education, Wages, and Polarization Rob Valletta FRBSF, January 12, 2015     The earnings gap between people with a college degree and those with no education beyond high school has been growing since the late 1970s. Since 2000, however, the gap has grown more for those who have earned a post-graduate degree as well….Read More

Category: Think Tank, Wages & Income

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be Rich . . .

Source: MoJo

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income