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Harkin Minimum Wage Proposal On The Price Of Food The stark racial disparities that characterize Greater Pittsburgh’s labor market weaken the regional economy and levy—much like an onerous tax—high costs on the entire community. Building an urban economy in which everyone participates and prospers is not merely a matter of [...]
Harkin Minimum Wage Proposal On The Price Of Food Opponents of raising the federal minimum wage often argue that, while the increase in wages may benefit low-wage work- ers, it will also increase the cost of food and other basic goods, thus hurting the very people the minimum wage increase [...]
From Internal To Network Labor Markets? Insights On New Promotion Processes From The Call Center Industry
From Internal To Network Labor Markets? Insights On New Promotion Processes From The Call Center Industry Research on network forms of organization suggests that ‘‘business units’’ may be a more useful analytical unit than ‘‘firms’’ in understanding restructuring of internal labor markets. We find evidence for this proposition by analyzing [...]
For What Its Worth Regional Equity Community Organizing And Metropolitan America Regional equity has taken off as a field of research and activism in recent years. Within the general field, three important variants have emerged: community development regionalism, in which the main interest is in using regional levers to promote [...]
Emerging Themes In Economic Geography Outcomes Of The Economic Geography 2010 Workshop Economic Geography sponsored a workshop to brainstorm collectively the emerging research themes in economic geography. We gathered a small group of midcareer scholars from 19 institutions in 7 countries on April 12–13, 2010, in Washington, D.C., to address [...]
Cost Of Dropouts In The Capital Region Educational attainment is a critical input in securing positive outcomes on a wide range of dimen- sions of well-being among youth, including physical and mental health, employment, and civic engagement. The purpose of this working paper is to provide an analysis of the [...]
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