Has the U.S. economy really recovered? How many people worldwide have great jobs? Gallup.com tackled these and other questions in 2016.
One factor has the greatest influence on women's decision to stay in the workforce or leave: children.
The U.S. Gallup Good Jobs rate was 47.1% in July and unemployment was 5.1%, the best rates Gallup has recorded for each since 2010. Workforce participation was 67.8%, the highest since June 2013.
Is the official U.S. unemployment rate a "big lie"? Do small businesses have a future? Gallup tackled these issues and more in 2015.