Job Quality in Procurement

Monday, September 18, 2023 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Urban Institute
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With the rollout of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and Inflation Reduction Act dollars across the country, there has been renewed interest in how government might use procurement to encourage local investments in high-quality jobs. With a panel of experts, we describe different models federal, state, and local governments have used and what we have learned from these efforts. We also raise important questions about equity that emerge from the conversation and about how governments can embed ways to learn about these processes, adapt them, and ensure they meet their goals.

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