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President Trump’s proposed cuts to the federal workforce will have a disproportionate impact on DC's employment and residents.
The health care sector is booming, and with that boom comes job opportunities for workers at all skill levels.
To build a strong workforce, Alex Acosta would be wise to rely on what we know about effective workforce development programs.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a regular report with data useful not just for labor economists and researchers, but also for jobseekers.
Public interest in manufacturing and mining jobs is higher than usual, but to see if new policies and programs are working, we need data.
When evaluating Alexander Acosta, the new labor secretary nominee, should an increased federal minimum wage be a priority?
An expanded apprenticeship system could improve the earnings and status of workers, especially those without a bachelor’s degree.
State-level collaboration can help drive cross-system partnerships and better leverage state government funding to support economic prosperity.
The people we’re depending on to implement sophisticated program models often aren’t positioned for success.
The most universal—and perhaps the most potentially powerful —intervention in people’s lives is their job.

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Beyond the Numbers

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Beyond the Numbers

Many Asian Americans are often overlooked in research on ethnic disparities.

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

From Protest to Policy

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From Protest to Policy

Our researchers offer evidence-based solutions to some of the problems faced by poor, mostly minority communities in Baltimore and other US cities.

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