Archive: Economy & Jobs
What Has Driven the Dramatic Reduction in Poverty Worldwide?
Extreme poverty has been dramatically reduced over the past century, but what's behind this reduction? Take our quiz to find out.
Should the U.S. Adopt Universal Basic Income?
With job displacement seemingly growing closer with each advancement in AI, it's a question we'll likely have to answer.
A Bitter Tax to Swallow
A Sin Tax Takes its Toll in Philadelphia
With conflicting goals, certain government programs become dependent on citizens indulging in less than healthy behavior.
How much do we spend and where does that money actually go?
The United States spends more on K-12 education than most countries. But it directs one of the smallest percentages of funding to classroom teachers, according to a new international report.
Happy New Year!
From All of Us at Catalyst
As we toss the empty champagne bottles and say goodbye to 2018, it’s time to start thinking about what the new year will bring—aside from the multitude of would-be presidential candidates jockeying for attention.
Machines Won’t Steal Your Job
But Might Revamp Your Skill Sets
Despite concerns over AI and automation, human labor will only become more valuable.