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      Income and Wages 16 November 2017

      Urban Revival for Inclusive Cities: The Cases of Detroit and Bilbao 

      Legacy cities of the Transatlantic region experienced prosperity and growth during the industrial era in North America and Europe. Globalization and technological advancement have compelled these urban areas once built on heavy manufacturing industries to reform and revitalize their economies. What will the 21st century bring for workers and economies in Transatlantic legacy cities?

      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Apprenticeships in the United States: Can They Improve Youth Employment Outcomes?

      In the post-recession labor market, young Americans face high levels of unemployment, low wage jobs, and record-high college costs. A lack of awareness and misperceptions among businesses, hinders the apprenticeship model from creating pathways to well paying jobs that don't require the youth to take on student debt.

      by Sarah Ayres
      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Bridging the Information Gap in the U.S. Labor Market

      Viridis Learning is a unique educational and job-matching program aimed at fostering a labor market-matching infrastructure through a technology platform, that includes features such as an employability score, a lifelong "Skill Passport" with stackable credentials and employer access to a real-time database of qualified job candidates.

      by Felix W. Ortiz III
      Trade and Supply Chains 3 February 2016

      U.S Congress Seeks JJN Input on Trans-Pacific Partnership

      U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Democrats called on JustJobs Network Executive Director Sabina Dewan this month to submit her statement on the labor provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      State and Local Governments Lead the Way: Examining the Impact of Subnational Minimum Wage Increases in the United States

      America's working class families have witnessed a daunting trend over the last 30 years– one marked by wage stagnation and rising costs. Worker productivity rose by nearly 65 percent, yet American workers saw their wages remain stagnant in real terms, and in some cases, even decline.

      by Jacqueline Odum
      Trade and Supply Chains 22 October 2014

      U.S. Free Trade Agreements and Enforcement of Labor Law in Latin America

      Robust provisions in free trade agreements can provide the appropriate incentives, oversight and capacity- building assistance to bolster a country's ability to effectively enforce its labor laws and regulations.

      by Sabina Dewan, Lucas Ronconi
      Trade and Supply Chains 23 February 2012

      Getting State-Owned Enterprises Right in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

      Sabina Dewan details why state-owned enterprises need to operate just like any other business in this proposed free trade region and suggests ways to make that happen.

      Welfare and Rights 10 December 2010

      Social Protection Is a Necessity, Not a Privilege

      The Great Recession highlights deficiencies in social protection systems that should be in place to promote broad-based economic growth.

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