Robert Lerman

Robert I. Lerman is a professor of economics at American University and Institute Fellow at Urban Institute. He has published widely on economic and social policy issues, including the potential for expanding apprenticeship in the U.S. and the interactions between family structure and labor market outcomes.



By / 3.1.2011

Read the Policy Memo While easy monetary policy and a large fiscal stimulus have limited the economic downturn and helped generate modest growth, few believe the economy can grow fast enough to reduce unemployment without the recovery of the housing sector. Yet, no such recovery is in sight. As of late December 2010, the headline […]