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R.I. Struggles to Regain Jobs Lost in Recession

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a March 17 the Providence Journal article regarding R.I.’s struggle to recover jobs lost from recession.

Losing Ground: Marshes in R.I., Mass., Disintegrating Faster Than Anywhere in U.S.

Elizabeth Watson, PhD, an assist professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Wetlands section leader in the Academy of Natural Sciences, was quoted in a March 17 Providence Journal (Rhode Island) story about salt marshes in New England disappearing due to climate change.

Tiverton Woman an Example of the Pipeline to Manufacturing Jobs in R.I.

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Feb. 13 Providence Journal article about a Drexel study that demonstrated those who completed short-term training programs were more likely to get jobs, remain employed and earn higher wages compared to a group who did not take the program.

R.I. Economic Growth Expected to be Sluggish Through 2020

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Jan. 17 Providence Journal regarding Rhode Island's recovery from the Great Recession, and the economic outlook for the state through 2020.


R.I. Surpasses Pre-Recession Jobs Peak

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center For Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in two Providence Journal stories on July 20. The first references Rhode Island's recent job market recovery from the Great Recession. The second, discusses how middle-class job growth has not been part of the recovery.

Rhode Island: Economists Eye Impacts of Trump Presidency

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Nov. 10 Providence Journal story about the potential economic impact of a Trump presidency.

Incomes Up 5.6 Percent, But R.I. Still Lag Neighbors

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in two Sept. 15 Providence Journal stories, one about the rise of incomes in Rhode Island and the other about loss of jobs and rise of unemployment in the state.