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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.

Lehigh Valley Wal-Mart Workers Tout Pay Raises

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in an Allentown Morning Call story on March 11 about Wal-Mart's decision to increase the salary of employees in Pennsylvania.

Data Pulse: Health Care is not a Jobs Cure-All

Paul Harrington, PhD, professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Providence Journal article Feb. 5 about health care jobs.

Sheetz, Wawa Jack Up Pay In Battle For Workers

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Public Policy, was quoted in a story picked up by Bloomberg Business on Jan. 14 about WaWa and Sheetz raising wages to compete for workers.

Downsizing: Knowing when it’s time to move on

Paul Harrington, PhD, professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Boston Globe article Jan. 8 about downsizing. He also was quoted in a Billy Penn article Jan. 7 about employment under Mayor Michael Nutter, and was interviewed by WalletHub.com about job-hunting.

Reconnecting With a Productive Path

Research on “disconnected” youth by Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, and Neeta Fogg, PhD, a labor economist in the Center, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sept. 28. Harrington was also quoted in a Boston Globe story about millenials and a mobile labor market on Sept. 25. On Sept. 28, he was quoted in a Providence Journal article about Gear Up, a program to help low-income students attend college.

Census: Poverty Level Steady in Philadelphia, Drops in Camden

Mariana Chilton, PhD, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health, was quoted in a Sept. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer article about poverty levels in Philadelphia and Camden. Neeta Fogg, PhD, labor expert at Drexel's Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was also quoted.

Employers Shying Away From Hiring Teens for the Summer

Ishwar Khatiwada, a labor economist in Drexel’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Marketplace.org article on Sept. 7 about employers shying away from hiring teens.

Rhode Island College Drops 'Undeclared' Major

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Providence Journal article on Sept. 1 about undeclared majors.

As Health Care Shifts to Homes, Need for Home Health Aides Grows

Paul Harrington, PhD, a professor in the School of Education and director of the Center for Labor Markets and Policy, was quoted in a Philadelphia Inquirer article on Aug. 30 about the rising job market for home health aides.

How the Future Will Work

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. 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the future of workers.

Starbucks-led Coalition Commits to Hiring 100,000 Disconnected Youth

Research from the Center for Labor Markets and Policy on youth unemployment was cited in a USA Today article on July 13 about a Starbucks-led coalition to hire disconnected youth.