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The California Tech/Info Boom: How It Is Spreading Across the State

Here’s an astounding fact. Since the recovery started in 2009, California businesses have created 1.5 million new private sector jobs. That puts California number one…

Creating New Pathways into Middle Class Jobs

Many policy ideas on how to reduce income inequality and improve the upward mobility of low-income Americans are gaining popularity, on both sides of the…

Tech Opportunity for Minorities and Women: A Good News, Bad News Story

Can tech jobs be a source of economic opportunity and upward mobility for an increasingly diverse American population? Yes—consider two key facts about the labor…

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The Hill: No injury. No lawsuit. No service.

The Supreme Court this month received the first round of briefing in a case that could cure one of the newest, most significant abuses in…

The Daily Beast: California Democrats Should Heed Obama on Trade, Not Labor

If any state ought to be pro-trade, it’s California. America’s second-largest exporter, after Texas, the Golden State boasts 840 miles of coastline rimming the burgeoning…

Wall Street Journal: Tech Employment: More Diverse Than You Think

PPI Chief Economic Strategist Michael Mandel and Economist Diana Carew’s new report, Tech Opportunity for Minorities and Women: A Good News, Bad News Story, was…

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What New Data Says about Debt-Free College

New data shows that young people who don’t fit within the current college system are facing great hardship in today’s workforce. This sheds valuable insight…

Governor Markell for The Atlantic: Americans Need Jobs, Not Populism

In an op-ed for The Atlantic, Governor Jack Markell (D-Del.) argues that instead of raging against a “rigged” system, Democrats should work together with business to…

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Jun
17
The Tech Jobs Boom and Diversity: A Good News, Bad News Story
Progressive Policy Institute Conference Center, Washington DC
Apr
15
Mandel to Speak at National Urban League Event
121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC
Sep
27
Carew to Discuss Student Debt at NCHER Conference
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington DC
May
2
Manufacturing in the Age of the App Economy
The Mayflower Hotel, Washington