Streams

Quoctrung Bui

Quoctrung Bui appears in the following:

Husbands And Wives: Who Works, Who Doesn't?

Monday, June 22, 2015

How couples share the burden of work — over time, and across incomes.

Comment

Watch Robots Transform A California Hospital

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Robots don't always replace workers. Sometimes, workers use robots as tools.

Comment

Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine?

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Will your job be around in the future? We take a peek at the research.

Comment

How Machines Destroy (And Create!) Jobs, In 4 Graphs

Monday, May 18, 2015

For hundreds of years, people have been talking about machines taking jobs. Less often discussed: machines creating new jobs.

Comment

How Success Almost Killed A Game, And How Its Creators Saved It

Thursday, April 16, 2015

When Magic: The Gathering became a hit, its creators faced a surprising problem.

Comment

How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. Cities

Thursday, March 19, 2015

What do families in the middle of the income distribution actually make in cities around the United States?

Comment

50 Years Of Shrinking Union Membership, In One Map

Monday, February 23, 2015

Union membership has been on a steady decline nationally since the middle of the last century. Watch as membership declines in states across the country.

Comment

The Fall And Rise Of U.S. Inequality, In 2 Graphs

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Since World War II, inequality in the U.S. has gone through two, dramatically different phases.

Comment

Is The Planet Money Short Making Money?

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Earlier this month we shorted the entire stock market. Check back here to see how it's doing.

Comment

Map: The Most Common* Job In Every State

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how those changes played out across the country.

Comment

How Much More (Or Less) Would You Make If We Rolled Back Inequality?

Thursday, January 22, 2015

What would incomes look like for U.S. families today if the income distribution were the same as it was in 1979?

Comment

Where Wages Are Rising (And Falling), In 1 Graph

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Overall, wages were stagnant over the past year. But workers in some sectors saw significant gains.

Comment

Who Studies What? Men, Women And College Majors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Earlier this month we covered the gender gap among computer science students. But what does it look like for other majors?

Comment

Witches, Vampires And Pirates: 5 Years Of America's Most Popular Costumes

Monday, October 27, 2014

Thanks to shows like The Walking Dead and movies like World War Z, zombies are climbing the costume charts. The undead have risen from the 13th most popular costume up to No. 4 in just five years.

Comment

The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

Thursday, October 16, 2014

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?

Comment

The Best And Worst Of The 2014 Midterm Political Ads

Thursday, October 16, 2014

This year, political ads are getting interesting with a couple of fear-mongering ads featuring Ebola.

Comment

40 Years Of Income Inequality In America, In Graphs

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Households at the top saw the biggest gains. Those at the bottom stagnated. But what about the people in between?

Comment

Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's A Bat

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats — who knew?
Read More

Comments [4]

Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's a Bat

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats — who knew?

Comment

The Unemployment Rate In Every State, Before And After The Great Recession

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Yes, unemployment has gone up. But not everywhere.

Comments [2]