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Nobel Prize-winning labor economist David Card on strikes, 'the Great Resignation' and more

David Card, winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics, stands for a portrait in Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. (Noah Berger/AP)
David Card, winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics, stands for a portrait in Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. (Noah Berger/AP)

David Card shared the 2021 Nobel Prize in economics this week with two other economists, in recognition of his achievements and contributions to the field of labor economics.

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong speaks with Card about his studies on the minimum wage, as well as the current state of labor — strikes, resignations and “stolen” jobs.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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