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Where Have All the Workers Gone?
This paper is "An Inquiry into the Decline of the U.S. Labor Force Participation Rate" from the BPEA Conference Drafts, September 7-8, 2017.


America’s Advanced Industries: What They Are, Where They Are, and Why They Matter
This report identifies a distinct yet overlooked part of the economy, the advanced industries sector, that is at once critical to national wellbeing…

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What’s Behind America’s Disappearing Workforce?
The labor force participation rate in the United States peaked at 67.3 percent in early 2000 and has declined at a more or less continuous pace since then, reaching a near 40-year low of 62.4 percent in September 2015.
Rise of Robots Will Change Future Jobs Reports
Ten years from now, the jobs report may look very different, CNBC's Deirdre Bosa explores how automation and robotics will change the future…
Autonomous Trucking Overlooks Skilled Labor Need
Analysts expect automated trucks to proliferate in the next five to ten years, leading to significant job losses in the process, but the problem…
Why Old-Fashioned Manufacturing Jobs Won’t Be Returning to the Western World
Manufacturing is no longer just about the production line, manufacturing, and jobs in manufacturing, have changed in ways that mean that the…

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Brookings Executive Education, a partnership of the Brookings Institution and Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) Olin School of Business, brings together two premier institutions to ...
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The Brookings Institution has its origins in the Institute for Government Research, which was established in 1916. It took its current form in 1927 by the amalgamation of the Institute for Government Research, the Institute of Economics (founded 1922), and the Robert Brookings Graduate School of Economics and Government (1924).
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Institute for Government Research. The Brookings Institution is an American research group on Think Tank Row in Washington, D.C. It conducts research and education in the social sciences, primarily in economics, metropolitan policy, governance, foreign policy, and global economy and development.
ERIC - Can the Federal Government Improve Education ...
The government's new Institute of Education Sciences seeks to directly increase the supply of experimental evidence, clearly a step in the right direction. But more sweeping changes in education research may ultimately arise from efforts to stimulate the demand for high-quality education research and solve the information problems facing both...
Brookings Executive Education - Olin Business School
For more than 50 years, Brookings Executive Education (BEE) has provided public and private sector leaders with practical and relevant education in support of their professional and personal goals. BEE is a partnership between two world-renowned organizations: the Brookings Institution and Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.
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Visualizing the breadth of skills movement across education systems Esther Care, Kate Anderson and Helyn Kim Monday, September 19, 2016. More; Download Download the full report: Visualizing the Breadth of Skills Movement Across Education Systems (PDF) ... solely for the use of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution.
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