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In the Media

Mal-Employment, the MLA and a Millennial Witch

Inside Higher Ed — 11/07/2019

Paul Harrington appears on podcast "ExperiencED" discussing mal-employment with host Mary Churchill. Read More

Wake Up with WURD

WURD Radio — 09/30/2019

Paul Harrington, Ph.D is a Director and Professor at the Center for Labor Markets & Policy at Drexel University; specializing in labor economics, public policy, workforce, and education. He joins Wake Up With WURD to talk about how errors in the 2017 census have impacted the current statistics of poverty within the city of Philadelphia. Read More

Building It Better Together: The state of our job market is strong

6 ABC — 09/03/2019

Unemployment has been dropping over the past decade, from over 8 and 9 percent at the start of 2010, down to 3.9% percent in Pennsylvania in July, just above its record low. Read More

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low

The Wall Street Journal — 08/16/2019

The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Department said. Read More

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Public Speaking & Presenting

Economic and Labor Market Developments and Outlook

“Human Capital Constraints on Economic Growth in Pennsylvania”. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. June 2019.

Workforce Development

“A Business Case for Community Health Worker Finance in Pennsylvania”, District 1199c Training and Upgrading Fund, Philadelphia, PA October 18, 2018.

Higher Education

“Failure to Thrive: A Longitudinal Study of the Post-Secondary Outcomes of SDP High School Graduates”, Philadelphia Education Fund, Philadelphia, PA April 5, 2018.

Disability, Higher Education, and the Labor Market

“Understanding Employer Risk in Recruiting, Screening and Hiring,” DisAbility Jobs Summit, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, October 8, 2013.

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