The Working Knowledge blog shares evidence-based insights and perspectives on rebuilding a more equitable and resilient labor market.
Federal policy October 12, 2021
Lessons from Unemployment Benefit Expansions during the COVID-19 and Great Recessions
Last week’s jobs report reopens questions about the effects of pandemic-era unemployment insurance (UI) programs while they were in place, the way they were allowed to lapse, and considerations for their reintroduction.
Employer practices October 06, 2021
Skills, Degrees, and Persistent Inequality: The Opportunity Gap between STARs and Workers with 4-Year Degrees
Workers without four-year degrees, many of whom have significant job experience and are skilled through alternative routes, face a systemic opportunity gap in the labor market.