Other policies can be 10 times more effective
"What the Free College Movement Can Learn from Kalamazoo"
Renegotiating the State's offer would still lead to higher-than-normal costs per job created, he says
Kleiner, a professor at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School and an Institute visiting scholar, is the nation's foremost expert on occupational regulation and licensing. He presents a seminar on August 2.
How Promise programs can help former industrial communities
Panel topic: Communities left behind: How to narrow the gap between prospering and stagnating communities
The Upjohn Institute invites submissions for its annual prize for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues. A first prize of $2,500 is being offered. Up to two honorable mention awards of $1,000 may also be given.
The latest is a special issue on earnings and career advancement possibilities for low-wage workers
Promise Programs Database adds 55 programs for a total of 144
"Fertility Decline in the Civil Rights Era"
Senior economists Stephen Woodbury and Marcus Dillender present papers
Michelle Miller-Adams discusses the challenges facing the Kalamazoo Promise on Michigan Public Radio
Program looks to increase graduation rate of recipients