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Taiwan labor ministry says minimum wage increase won't impact employment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An increase in minimum wage will not negatively impact employment and commodity prices, Taiwan’s Ministry of Labor (MOL) said on Wednesday (Oct. 13), citing a Nobel ...

3 US-based economists win Nobel for research on wages, jobs

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for pioneering research that transformed widely held ideas about the labor force, showing how an increase in the minimum...

Business Highlights: Merck pill, Amazon remote work

___ Merck asks US FDA to authorize promising anti-COVID pill WASHINGTON (AP) — Drugmaker Merck has asked U.S. regulators to authorize its promising antiviral pill a...

Nobel economics prize goes to 'natural experiments' pioneers

Economists David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens won the 2021 Nobel economics prize on Monday for pioneering the use of "natural experiments" to understand the causal effects of econom...

U.S.-based David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, and Guido Imbens win 2021 Nobel prize for economics

STOCKHOLM (AP) — U.S.-based David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, and Guido Imbens win 2021 Nobel prize for economics.

Biden's $15 wage proposal: Job killer or a boon for workers?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour could provide a welcome opportunity for someone like Cristian Cardona, a 21-year-old fast food worker. C...

Biden's $15 wage proposal: Job killer or a boon for workers?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's effort to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour could provide a welcome opportunity for someone like Cristian Cardona, a 21-year-old fast food worker. C...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 31 The Houston Chronicle on the anti-Semitic attacks in New York: ...

AP Explains: Harvard bias lawsuit heading to trial

BOSTON (AP) — A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's federal court. The group Students for Fair Admission...