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The Working Knowledge blog shares evidence-based insights and perspectives on rebuilding a more equitable and resilient labor market.

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Demographic disparities September 30, 2020

A Q&A with Amanda Cage

“We need to operate from the premise that is it not okay to have bad jobs,” says the president and CEO of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions.

Elisabeth Jacobs

Economic context September 16, 2020

Introducing WorkRise: Building a More Equitable and Resilient Labor Market

WorkRise is designed to identify, test, and share bold new ideas for transforming the labor market for low-wage workers and accelerate their economic mobility, writes Urban Institute President Sarah Rosen Wartell.

Sarah Rosen Wartell

Economic context September 16, 2020

A Q&A with Oren Cass

The author of The Once and Future Worker shares his views on what the current economic crisis means for workers.

Elisabeth Jacobs