Posts filed under “Wages & Income”

When Your City Became Unaffordable


Source: Bloomberg

Category: Real Estate, Wages & Income

Global Middle Class More Promise Than Reality

Source: Pew Research

Category: Economy, Wages & Income

The Why of Weak Wages


Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

 

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Category: Economy, Wages & Income

Behind the Slow Pace of Wage Growth

Despite continued progress in the labor market, wages have been rising slowly. In 2014, total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 3.1 million and the unemployment rate declined by 1.1 percentage points to 5.6 percent, indicating that the labor market was improving. Meanwhile, average hourly earnings and compensation per hour rose only by 1.8 percent and…Read More

Category: Think Tank, Wages & Income

The Long and Winding Recovery

Source: WSJ

Category: Employment, Wages & Income

How Much Do Silicon Valley Firms Really Earn?

If you missed the big Barron’s article (How Much Do Silicon Valley Firms Really Earn?) story this past weekend on Silicon Valley’s accounting, you should definitely check it out. There has always been a element of bullshit in not expensing stock options, but this has now moved towards absurdity.   Compaore & Contrast Source: Barron’s

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

Shifting the Goalposts in Seattle Minimum Wage Debate

@TBPInvictus here It’s been a few months since the first increase in the Seattle minimum wage (see here for the schedule of bump ups). Even before the initial April 1 rise, we were treated to a chorus of conservative voices claiming that the restaurant business in Seattle was doomed. The nexus for many of the claims was…Read More

Category: Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Employment, Financial Press, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

IRS Income Data on US Households

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Wages & Income

2015 Two-Bedroom Rental Unit Housing Wage

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Wages & Income

2015 Executive Pay by Peer Group

Fascinating data set assembled by the crack team at Bloomberg:   Source: Bloomberg  

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Wages & Income