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China Robots Displace Workers as Wage Spiral Pressures Profits

China Robots Displace Workers as Wage Spiral Pressures Profits | New Zealand Unemployment | Scoop.it
As he marches through a gritty factory that makes baby strollers and wheels, Hu Chengpeng says finding workers is his number one challenge these days. Turnover at the facility in Hanchuan in Hubei province in central China is running at 20 percent, even while wages have been growing by double digits for his 400-plus workers every year. “Labor costs are getting just too high,” he said.

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Minimum wage lifted by 50 cents an hour - National - NZ Herald News

Minimum wage lifted by 50 cents an hour - National - NZ Herald News | New Zealand Unemployment | Scoop.it
The adult minimum wage will go up by 50 cents an hour from April 1. - New Zealand Herald
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The Rise of the Robots

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The venture capitalist Peter Thiel recently joined the long-running debate on the economic implications of advanced robotic and computing technologies, asserting that they will save us from a future of high prices and low wages. Does his argument stand up to scrutiny?
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The three types of unemployment

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DURING the recent downturn, the unemployment rate in America jumped from 4.4% to 10%. Economic growth has since pepped up. But unemployment is nowhere near...

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Unemployment up to 6.4pc as more join workforce - Business - NZ Herald News

Unemployment up to 6.4pc as more join workforce - Business - NZ Herald News | New Zealand Unemployment | Scoop.it
New Zealand's unemployment rate rose more than expected in the second quarter while the participation rate increased, with little evidence of wage inflation.

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New Zealand unemployment falls to 5-year low

New Zealand unemployment falls to 5-year low https://www.instaforex.com.
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Losing a job is always terrible. For workers over 50, it's worse. - Business - NZ Herald News

Losing a job is always terrible. For workers over 50, it's worse. - Business - NZ Herald News | New Zealand Unemployment | Scoop.it
At first blush, it wouldn't appear that older workers have it all that bad in today's economy. They got their start long before the economy's troubles really began seven years ago - New Zealand Herald
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Jobseeker rush keeps lid on employment stats - Business - NZ Herald News

Jobseeker rush keeps lid on employment stats - Business - NZ Herald News | New Zealand Unemployment | Scoop.it
A surge in the number of job seekers has outpaced employment growth and is keeping a lid on pay rises. - New Zealand Herald
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Freakonomics » How Safe Is Your Job? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast

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What jobs will robots take over?

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, August 15, 2014 2:57 PM

This is an excellent background video clip to use when teaching / studying capital-labour substitution and the likely changes in the pattern of demand for labour / employment in the UK jobs market

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Youth unemployment up, while adult unemployment falls > Press release :: IPPR

Youth unemployment up, while adult unemployment falls > Press release :: IPPR | New Zealand Unemployment | Scoop.it

The link between youth unemployment and economic growth in the UK, and across Europe, has been broken, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR. 


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