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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.  

Is it a Job Seeker’s Market?

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was a guest on the May 23 edition of WHYY’s “Radio Times With Marty Moss-Coane” in a segment about unemployment numbers and wages, and how they are affecting those looking for work.

The Death of the Summer Job

Drexel was mentioned in a May 22 CNBC article about the death of the summer job, referencing a 2017 study on employment-population ratios from the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the School of Education.

Why American Teenagers are Less Likely to Find 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 May 7 MarketWatch story and a May 10 Business Insider story about his new study on teen employment.

Too Much Competition, Too Few Workers, but Philly Manufacturers are Still Hopeful

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an April 6 Philadelphia Inquirer article about the employment levels of immigrants who earned their college degrees in the U.S., and immigrants who came here with degrees from their home countries.

Philadelphia's Population Increased, But It's Not All Good, According to Census Data

Research by economist Neeta Fogg, a research professor in the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was featured in a March 22 Philadelphia Inquirer article about Philadelphia’s population increase and the associated implications.

"Stop the Bleeding"

A study about the number Philadelphia students who enroll in college by Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was mentioned in an Oct. 18 Philadelphia Citizen story.

At the School District’s Newest High School, Students Will Also get an Associates Degree

A study about the number Philadelphia students who enroll in college by Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was mentioned in an Oct. 18 Philadelphia Citizen story.