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Organisation

The Hamilton Project

Owning Institution:
Report

Labor force nonparticipation: trends, causes, and policy solutions

For more than a decade, the Hamilton Project has offered evidence-based policy proposals on a variety of topics that often have important implications for labor force participation. This paper discusses these proposals as they relate to the goal of increasing participation, with a special focus...
Discussion paper

Modernizing labor laws for twenty-first-century work: the "independent worker"

New and emerging work relationships arising in the “online gig economy” do not fit easily into the existing legal definitions of “employee” and “independent contractor” status. The distinction is important because employees qualify for a range of legally mandated benefits and protections that are not...