Friday morning, we'll learn what happened last month in the job market. But whatever happened last month, it won't change the big picture: The job market is still very bad.
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The Planet Money team followed the making of a simple T-shirt from cotton fields, to factories, to container ships.
Minimum wage workers are concentrated in the service industry, are disproportionately women, and are mostly young.
The money's in engineering — and health care. Also: How does the picture change when you include people who went to graduate school?
Median earnings for men haven't risen since the early '70s. Earnings for women stopped rising more than a decade ago, according to a new report.
The most lucrative majors lead to jobs with salaries over $100,000 a year. The least lucrative lead to salaries of around $30,000.
I majored in applied math, I have an MBA, and I'm working as a reporter at NPR. An economist just told me I'm leaving millions of dollars on the table.
In terms of income, what you major in matters more than where you go to school. Here are the 10 majors where graduates have the highest incomes — and the majors where incomes are lowest.
On today's show, three stories about what how products and people get branded and what happens when you peel back the label and try to get the full story.
More than half of all Japanese women quit their jobs after giving birth to their first child. That's more than double the rate in the U.S., and it's a problem for Japan's economy.
The share of adults who are working or looking for a job is lower than it's been in decades. Here's why.
There would be no time sheets, no dress code and, most radical of all, no billable hours.
More than ever, Americans are getting to work by driving alone. Also: The surprising decline in the share of Americans working at home.
See average hourly wages and how many jobs have been lost (or gained) in health care, manufacturing and other big industries.
What ticket sales tell us about what's driving the gap between the 1 percent and everybody else.