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Past articles by Bourree:

Canada Wants Silicon Valley’s Tech Employees

Immigration fears in countries such as the U.S. and U.K. might create huge opportunities for economic growth elsewhere—and Toronto is taking note. → Read More

3 Takeaways From the April Jobs Report

The U.S. economy added 211,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to a 10-year low. → Read More

The Fear of Feelings at Work

The psychologist Susan David argues that the idea that employees should only display positive emotions at work often results in organizational failures. → Read More

Minimum-Wage Hikes Hurt Restaurants With Low Yelp Rating

A new study finds that the eateries most likely to suffer are those that diners already feel lukewarm about. → Read More

Trump Signs More Orders Targeting Wall Street Regulations

On Friday, the president called for a formal review of the panel that can deem banks “too big to fail.” → Read More

How to Find Workplace Harmony

A psychiatrist has some advice on how to work with difficult colleagues. → Read More

Taking Stock of Yahoo in Its Final Days as a Public Company

Its deal with Verizon is set to close in June, adding to a trend of struggling businesses turning private once again. → Read More

How Office Culture Can Crush Women’s Ambitions

Women often report less interest in senior roles. But that may be because of how they're treated, not a lack of motivation. → Read More

What Would It Take for Customers to Boycott United?

A new poll tested Americans’ threshold for avoiding the airline in the wake of its PR debacle. → Read More

The Fight Over Trump’s Tax Returns Isn't Over

Protests in nearly 200 cities are set for Saturday to demand that the president release his personal financial documents. → Read More

Why People Are So Upset About Wall Street's 'Fearless Girl'

The sculpture is currently set to remain on display until 2018, but critics are calling for its immediate removal. → Read More

How to Think About Walmart

Last week, four economics experts publicly debated whether the retailer represents the best capitalism has to offer, or the worst. → Read More

The Department of Labor Accuses Google of Gender Pay Discrimination

A compliance matter has turned into an accusation about salary equality → Read More

The March Jobs Report Misses Expectations

Three takeaways from the Labor Department’s snapshot of the economy → Read More

Americans Are Pretty Skeptical That Hard Work Will Pay Off

Moving up the economic ladder relies on more than self motivation; it also requires opportunity. → Read More

Amazon Will Refund $70 Million Worth of App Purchases Made by Kids

The money will go back into the pockets of parents, who didn’t consent to buying coins, stars, and other virtual perks. → Read More

What Panera Gets From Its $7.5 Billion Sale

After speculation during the first half of the week, Panera Bread Company, a fast casual chain, announced on Wednesday that JAB Holdings Company, a German conglomerate, would purchase it for roughly $7.5 billion. JAB’s reasoning seems staightforward enough: the company has been snapping up coffee chains in the U.S. including Krispy Kreme, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Stumptown Coffee Roasters,… → Read More

Companies Can’t Solve the Gender Pay Gap All at Once

After a salary audit and adjustment in 2015, Salesforce has found that it needs to constantly monitor compensation, or inequality will keep creeping back in. → Read More

Americans Feel More Confident About the Economy

Should they? → Read More

The Geography of U.S. Productivity

Cities and the energy belt are the most productive economic regions in America. What does that mean for the rest of the country? → Read More