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Employment Goes Negative In Month Fraught With Hurricanes

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Oct. 6 InsideSources story about structural unemployment and the negative job growth in the economy, likely due to the recent string of hurricanes.

An 'Uncomfortable' Life: Philly Still America's Poorest Big City

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Sept. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer article about how Philadelphia’s poverty rate stagnated while the U.S. rate declined leaving it as one of the poorest big cities.

The Teen Unemployment Rate is the Lowest it’s Been in Years — but That’s not a Good Thing

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center For Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Aug. 7 Market Watch article about teen unemployment and whether the economic recovery could be leaving this group behind.

Kids Today: They Don't Work Summer Jobs the Way They Used To

Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 23 Associated Press story about how more teenagers are choosing summer school over jobs. Harrington’s research was also featured in a June 22 CNBC article.

More Teenagers Choosing Summer Studies Over Jobs

Paul Harrington, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a June 21 USA Today story about how more teenagers are choosing summer school over jobs.

Why Amazon-Whole Foods May Not be a Prime Union Target

Paul Harrington, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy in the School of Education, was quoted in a June 21 USA Today article about Amazon's Whole Foods purchase and how Whole Foods' lack of unions is one of the things that made the chain an attractive purchase.

Four Tips For Teen Jobseekers

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was featured in a June 11 NJ.com story offering tips for teen job seekers.

Black Degrees Matter

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 7 Philadelphia Citizen story regarding his study "Diplomas to Degrees" a seven year longitudinal study of Philadelphia public school students. 

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 regarding an annual survey of Philadelphia's regional manufacturers and companies who are increasingly planning to substitute capital for labor. 

How Employers And Policymakers Can Improve Job Opportunities For Young People

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. 13 Forbes story about how to improve employment opportunities for young people.

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.