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All In The News tagged "Center for Labor Markets and Policy"

Whatever Happened to the Summer Job?

Drexel’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the School of Education was mentioned in a July 22 VOX article that referenced the Center's June 2020 report on the summer job outlook for teens in light of COVID-19.

Philadelphia City of Extremes: High Incomes, High Poverty, Report Shows

Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Dec. 18 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Philadelphia's takeaway from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, looking at 2014-18, which was released today.

Building It Better Together: The State of Our Job Market Is Strong

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was interviewed in a Sept. 3 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about the state of the U.S. job market.

High-School Graduates Face Worse Prospects Today Than 20 Years Ago

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a July 6 MarketWatch story about the challenges of entering the workforce as a high school graduate, despite low unemployment rates.

High-school graduates face worse prospects today than 20 years ago

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 15 MarketWatch article about the challenges young graduates face despite the low unemployment rate.

In tight job market, companies look to ex-cons to fill jobs

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 13 FOX News story about more employers  turning to unconventional programs and looking for workers in unusual places to fill jobs.

Best Job Market for New Graduates in Decades, but Challenges Remain

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a May 24 Houston Chronicle article about the demand for labor and the job market outlook for college graduates.

President Trump Says Economic Growth Has Benefitted Women the Most — But Is That True?

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 8 Market Watch post about whether the economy treats women and men equally in terms of jobs and wages. 

Serious Gains: A Summer Job May Lead to a 25 Percent Higher Salary

Research by Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was referenced in a July 26 MSN Money story about how working a summer job could lead to a higher salary.

Philadelphians Feel Squeezed as U.S. Economy Seems to Hum. That's a Poverty Problem

Kevin Gillen, PhD, a senior fellow in the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, and Neeta Fogg, a research professor in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, were quoted in a July 9 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the U.S. economy and Philadelphia’s poverty problem.

Why Your Pool’s Lifeguard is More Likely to be a Senior Citizen

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a July 3 Washington Post article about older adults and retirees becoming lifeguards — a job that historically has been a rite of passage for high-schoolers and college students.

Only 1 in 3 Teens Will be Working or Looking For a Job This Summer. Here's Why Utah is Higher Than the Norm

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a May 24 Deseret News (Utah) story about the state of teen employment. The story references Harrington's research into the summer job outlook for American teens.