Employment & Job Structure

    Where have all the good jobs gone? From corporate governance to globalization, the Institute examines the structural changes and trends that have eroded stable, secure employment opportunities in America and around the world, engaging economic theory and policy prescriptions to find solutions.

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    The Impact of Inequality on Macroeconomic Dynamics

    In the last few years the impact of income distribution on macroeconomic dynamics has received growing academic attention. Read more

    What is Development?

    Apr 5, 2013 | 08:30—09:15

    Inequality in China

    Apr 5, 2013 | 05:50—07:20

    Innovation and Inequality: Cause or Cure

    Apr 11, 2014 | 11:00—12:30

    Leveling the Playing Field From College To Career

    In the United States achieving equal opportunity in postsecondary education is typically described in terms of enrolling more underrepresented groups into the selective colleges. The belief is that if this step is accomplished it will have a fundamental impact on the problem of inequality at the national level. However, what if there are not enough places in selective colleges to accomplish this goal? What if the selective colleges do not have enough capacity to make a significant impact in the problem of serving students from underrepresented groups withdemonstrated high abilities? Read more