Interesting new results show that increasing women's control over their earnings via direct deposit and ability to use bank accounts can help bring women into the labor market and stay there…

Markus Goldstein |

This is the sixth in our series of posts by students on the job market this year.  The productivity of workers in agriculture is generally much lower than in other sectors of the economy (Gollin,…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

In the early 20th century Helen Todd, a factory inspector in Chicago, interviewed 500 children working in factories, often in dangerous and unpleasant conditions. She asked children the question…