April 2022 Benchmark Bulletin

Where Are the Workers?

The labor force participation rate peaked in 2000 and plummeted at the onset of the pandemic.


Working While Receiving Social Security Benefits

Social Security has many complex rules, and one of the most confusing and misunderstood is the retirement earnings test.


Going Green: A Fast-Growing Corner of the Global Bond Market

Growing issuance of green bonds is closely tied to a broader investment trend: greater focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles.


When Buying Is Easy, Paying Later Can Be a Problem

A growing number of buy now, pay later services offer consumers the tempting option to spread out payments for their online purchases.