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

We Are Leaving ‘Lost Einsteins’ Behind

Research from Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center, was highlighted in a July 21 New York Times Opinion article about international competition within the work force and accelerating rates of technological innovation.

As Employers Struggle To Fill Jobs, Teens Come to the Rescue

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, Ishwar Khatiwada, an economist and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a research professor in the Center were featured in a July 6 Associated Press story about the flux of teen workers that have helped many businesses fill their positions this summer. The story has been circulating in media outlets nationwide.

Tips for Teens on Landing That Summer Job: Plenty of Openings, but Don’t Wait

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 7 Morning Call article about the Center for Labor Markets and Policy’s analysis on the teen job market.

Tips for Teenagers on Landing a Summer Job

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 4 New York Times article about teen summer employment rates and tips.

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.