Rebecca J. Rosen
Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at
, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at
The Wilson Quarterly
What Do Philosophers Do?
Outside of academia, that is.
Jul 8 2014, 1:18 PM ET
How to Make a Smarter Minimum Wage
Former White House economist Jared Bernstein suggests the minimum wage should depend on an area's cost of living.
Jun 27 2014, 2:36 PM ET
What Jobs Do People Find Most Meaningful?
For meaningful work and high pay, become a doctor. For work that doesn't feel meaningful, become a lawyer.
Jun 25 2014, 2:18 PM ET
Climate Change Poses 'Severe Health Risks' to Outdoor Workers
A new report predicts that the Southwest, Southeast, and upper Midwest "will likely see several months
of 95°F days each year."
Jun 24 2014, 5:21 PM ET
A Map of Maternity Leave Policies Around the World
The U.S. is one of only a handful of countries that does not require some form of paid time off for new mothers.
Jun 20 2014, 1:09 PM ET
How Dairy Milked by Prisoners Ends Up on Whole Foods Shelves
In Colorado, inmates are working as farmhands, providing the milk that becomes high-end goat cheese, on sale at stores across the country.
Jun 18 2014, 7:55 AM ET
How Much Are the World's Ecosystems Worth?
$142.7 trillion annually, according to one new estimate
Jun 16 2014, 3:43 PM ET
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Not Knowing How Much You Don't Know
"It's really, really important that, you know, if we're going to have this fight, that folks educate themselves on the history," Coates told the audience at an
event last night.
Jun 13 2014, 9:34 AM ET
Why Is the Black Unemployment Rate So High?
It's not just that a greater share of African Americans are out of work. It's also that they continue to seek jobs for longer than whites do.
Jun 12 2014, 1:16 PM ET
A Job Description Written for Exactly One Person
A case of a not-so-open search
Jun 11 2014, 1:06 PM ET
The Mental-Health Consequences of Unemployment
Those who have been looking for work for half a year or more are more than three times as likely to be suffering from depression as those with jobs.
Jun 9 2014, 4:28 PM ET
The Lives of America's Homeless
An oral-history project documenting some of the least heard people in American society: those with no permanent address
Jun 5 2014, 11:57 AM ET
Jill Abramson and the Mainstreaming of Feminism in American Media
Not long ago, some of the key premises in the commentary on this week’s
drama would have been considered radical.
May 15 2014, 3:53 PM ET
What It's Like to Work at the Walmart Obama Is Visiting Today
"All I can afford to eat for lunch is a cup of coffee and a bag of potato chips."
May 9 2014, 2:03 PM ET
Racism, Again: Why Drug Tests Are Helping Black Americans Get Jobs
A new study finds a tendency among employers to need urine samples in order to overcome an assumption that black job candidates are using.
May 8 2014, 1:27 PM ET
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist: We're Headed for Oligarchy
Robert Solow on powerful families’ threat to democratic institutions.
Apr 25 2014, 5:36 PM ET
Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Secretary? A 1959 Quiz
Question 1: Do you have "a natural flair for organizing the activities of others?"
Apr 23 2014, 3:16 PM ET
The Unbundling of the Phone
Google is trying to do for hardware what the App Store did for software.
Apr 17 2014, 8:14 AM ET
How to Stop Wasting Time Comparison Shopping
Sick of slogging your way through countless Amazon customer reviews? Sister-websites
will give you just one recommendation per product, for everything from WiFi routers to nail clippers.
Apr 16 2014, 12:58 PM ET
Our Cubicles, Ourselves: How the Modern Office Shapes American Life
How did we come to work in spaces that make us so miserable?
Apr 14 2014, 11:02 AM ET
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