from Breakingviews:

Greece comes kicking and screaming to reform table

April 2, 2015

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for a parliament session of Syriza party lawmakers at the Greek Parliament in Athens

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Brazil’s job market hints at more painful downturn

March 19, 2015

A job promoter sits close to list of job offers posted along a main street in downtown Sao Paulo

The rapid erosion of Brazil's job market is taking most economists by surprise, an analysis of Reuters Polls data shows, in a worrying sign that already-grim expectations for Latin America's largest economy have not been pessimistic enough.

from MacroScope:

The U.S. job market is consistently beating expectations

March 5, 2015

The evidence clearly shows that the U.S. job market now is consistently beating rising expectations, which should give pause to those doubting an interest rate rise is coming from the Federal Reserve later this year.

from Edward Hadas:

UK voters deserve some dreamers

By Edward Hadas
March 2, 2015

By Edward Hadas

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Want a healthy middle class? Bring back the long-term career.

By Lynn Stuart Parramore
January 28, 2015

Job seekers wait to meet with employers at a career fair in New York City

Job seekers wait to meet with employers at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

from Breakingviews:

Enjoy UK’s economic idyll while it lasts

January 21, 2015

By Swaha Pattanaik

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

America: land of phantom job openings

November 7, 2014

By Stephanie Rogan

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own. 

from Breakingviews:

Japan’s low unemployment masks overtime slump

October 14, 2014

By Andy Mukherjee

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Ecuador economic ‘miracle’ meets maturity

September 11, 2014

By Rob Cox

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. 

from The Great Debate:

It’s harder to reach the American dream if you’re reaching all alone

By Robert L. Borosage
August 29, 2014

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“Hours of chaos” is how the New York Times described the work reality of more and more Americans. It highlighted Jannette Navarra, a Starbucks barrista, who is regularly forced to work part-time with fluctuating hours. She usually gets her work schedule three days ahead of the workweek, so she is always scrambling to arrange childcare for her son. Any hope Navarra has of advancing by pursuing a degree is shattered by her inability to schedule classes.