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Apprenticeships are a cost-effective approach to upgrading skills, raising job quality, and widening routes to rewarding careers.
A study on Seattle's minimum wage used high-quality data that also limit what kinds of analysis are possible.
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 Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

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The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

How will transformative policy changes affect millions of American families?

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

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?

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