Workers' Perspectives on Jobs and the Future
Factors That Support Community Resilience
Locally Based Entrepreneurship
Call for Research Papers
Community Indicators Project: Consumer Credit
Jobs for Low-Income and Minority Populations
Economic Development Podcasts
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Updated October 28, 2013
||What Workers Really Think: Perspectives from the Front Lines
10/28/2013 - Attracting and retaining workers is vital to the success of employers and communities. Carl Van Horn of Rutgers University's Heldrich Center for Workforce Development discusses the center's research on U.S. workers' perspectives on employment conditions and the future of the workplace in this podcast.
||Call for Papers: Research Symposium on Younger Americans
10/10/2013 - The St. Louis Fed seeks papers for its second annual research symposium. The conference focuses on the challenges younger Americans face in building healthy balance sheets and achieving economic stability; abstracts are due December 4.
||Equity-Driven Expansion: A Unique Model for Economic Development
9/30/2013 - Large-scale economic development strategies can help facilitate job opportunities for low-income and minority populations. Victor Rubin and Sarah Treuhaft at PolicyLink discuss their proposal that infuses economic inclusion into these strategies as part of the "Big Ideas for Job Creation" project.