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Tag: Labor Economics
Scholars: Let’s Focus on Women and Caregiving in the Economy
There is a need for more support and investment in childcare and care work as the U.S. opens its economy back up, according to scholars who participated in a virtual panel titled “The Economics of Care: What’s at Stake for Women in the Workforce,” hosted by the Center for American Progress on Tuesday.
June 22, 2021
Analysis: Is Student-loan-driven Education Bubble Next?
Are student loans and higher education the next bubble, the latest investment craze inflating on borrowed money and misplaced faith it can never go bad?
November 6, 2011
U.S. Department of Labor, Facebook Team Up on Jobs Page
Social media giant Facebook is now a “friend” of the U.S. Department of Labor, and the two organizations believe millions of America’s Facebook users will “like” the new Social Jobs Partnership page.
October 20, 2011
Black Lawmakers Target High Urban Unemployment
The Congressional Black Caucus organized a town hall gathering in Miami on Monday evening to address Black unemployment rates, now at 16.8 percent nationwide, more than double than that for whites.
August 23, 2011
Commentary: Reducing College Costs Starts From Within
While college costs have outpaced the inflation rate, one way to curb college costs is to find better and more cost-efficient ways to do things, a financial aid consultant advises.
August 18, 2011
‘Plus 50’ Completion Strategy Aims To Help Baby Boomers Attain College Degrees and Certificates
Thirteen community colleges across the nation will help support the adults as they expand both their minds and options by providing a program aimed to help them attain degrees.
May 30, 2011
Recruitment & Retention
Perspectives: Desegregating the Legal Community
The lack of diversity in the legal field is grounded within America’s law schools.
April 18, 2011
Alumni Turn to Campus Career Centers for Help
Downsizing has left many people with college degrees searching for a job or contemplating a new career. And campus placement offices are seeing more graduates returning for assistance.
February 22, 2011
New Report Details Minorities’ Struggles to Bounce Back from Recession
The Center for American Progress’ report reveals sobering statistics and similar stories across minority groups.
January 23, 2011
Education, Treasury Secretaries Highlight College Tax Credit in D.C. Student Meeting
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan teamed up with U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner to host a lunchtime town hall-style meeting on Thursday with seniors from the Washington, D.C.-based Woodrow Wilson Senior High School.
January 20, 2011
US economic outlook 2011
Many economists believe that US economy will continue to grow around 3.5 percent in 2011, led by pickup in consumer and business spending. The extension of Bush-era rate cuts will add moderately to GDP growth, while at the same time as increasing the budget deficit.
January 10, 2011
Elderly Increasingly Looking to College to Boost Job Skills
Community colleges report increasing number of older students looking to remain competitive in tough employment landscape.
November 29, 2010
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