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In the Media

Construction jobs on the upswing — 08/03/2015

Brian Martin, 33, almost gave up on being a bricklayer during the recession. He loved the work but couldn't get any, so he joined the vast army of construction workers rendered jobless by the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. Read More

How the Future will work — 08/02/2015

Baby boomers, the generation that brought America cable television, middle-class pot smoking, and the two-car garage, are now bringing the nation the jobs of the future. Read More

The state of the Hudson Valley economy

Westfair Communications — 07/17/2015

As we invest in the Hudson Valley’s future, it’s critical we have an honest discussion about the evolving importance of science, technology, engineering, the arts and math — known collectively as STEaM — in workforce training and the potential these areas have to influence economic growth in our region. Read More

Federal Reserve blames immigrant kids for robbing jobs from 'native' U.S. teens

Washington Examiner — 07/16/2015

American teen employment has dropped 20 percent from the late 1980s, in part because more and more immigrants have flooded into the market to displace native-born kids from jobs in percentages far higher than on adults, according to the Federal Reserve. Read More

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Public Speaking & Presenting

Economic and Labor Market Developments and Outlook

“A Frayed Connection: Joblessness Among Teens in Chicago”, Youth Employment: A Smart Investment Youth Employment Hearing, Chicago, Illinois, January 30, 2015.

Workforce Development

Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 16, 2014.

Higher Education

Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island, September 19, 2014.

Disability, Higher Education, and the Labor Market

Presentation Office of the Assistant Secretary, Office for Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, April 1, 2013.

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