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In the Media

Surprisingly good economic news for most of the Philly region

Philly.com — 09/15/2016

Higher wages for professionals and a jump in the number of low-end jobs combined to give the income of Philadelphians a surprising boost in 2015. Read More

Incomes up 5.6%, but R.I. still lag neighbors

The Providence Journal — 09/15/2016

Median household income in Rhode Island experienced among the highest rates of growth in the nation from 2014 to 2015, but the actual number in the Ocean State still lags behind many neighboring states in the Northeast. Read More

My First Job: How Part-Time Work Pays Off For Teens -- And Employers

Forbes — 09/12/2016

Barack Obama scooped ice cream at Baskin-Robbins. Suze Orman pumped fuel and DJ Calvin Harris gutted salmon. They’re among the celebrities who have given candid accounts of their first employment experiences and the lessons they learned on the job about work ethic, punctuality and responsibility. Read More

The decline of the teen job

NWI.com — 08/12/2016

Once a cultural rite of passage, the teen summer job is now on the wane. According to a 2016 report on the topic from Drexel University, just one of three teens in the summers of 2014 to 2015 had paid employment, down from 52 percent of teens in 1999 to 2000. Read More

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Public Speaking & Presenting

Economic and Labor Market Developments and Outlook

"Self Employment in New York and the Hudson Valley", The State of Entrepreneurism in the Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation, New Paltz, New York, June 22, 2016.

Workforce Development

“The Human Capital Deficit of Disconnected Youth in Philadelphia”, Community Empowerment and Opportunity, Philadelphia, PA August 18, 2016

Higher Education

Career and Technical Education Teachers, Edison High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 19, 2015

Disability, Higher Education, and the Labor Market

“Understanding Employer Risk in Recruiting, Screening and Hiring,” DisAbility Jobs Summit, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, October 8, 2013.

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