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by Jon Clifton

Unemployment doesn't tell us much about a country's prosperity or economic growth. At best, the current metric gives us an incomplete picture. It's time to retire it.

29% of adults, or about 1.5 billion people worldwide, reported working full time for an employer in 2018.

by RJ Reinhart

On World Children's Day, perceptions that children are treated with respect vary widely around the globe.

by Julie Ray

Afghanistan sits alone at the bottom of Gallup's Law and Order Index rankings with a score of 38 in 2018, the deadliest year for its civilians in a decade.

In 2018, 69% of people worldwide said that they feel safe walking alone at night where they live, and 68% said they have confidence in their local police.

by Julie Ray

A new report from Lloyd's Register Foundation and Gallup finds that globally, safety and risk data in general are patchy -- if these data exist at all.

72% of the world smiled yesterday

Seventy-four percent of U.S. adults say trade represents "an opportunity for economic growth through increased U.S. exports."

Business Journal

Brazil's once-rapid growth has slowed considerably, but the country could get a boost if its businesses focus on sustaining and increasing employee engagement levels.

Global Leaders -- Make "Great Job" Creation a Top Priority

Latin America Leads the World in Emotions

26% Worldwide Employed Full Time for Employer