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Making Jobs Good

  • John Schmitt
  • Janelle Jones

Although economists typically look for a silver bullet to solve a problem, the authors find that creating good jobs will require a full-court press. Raising educational attainment is by no means enough. Other policies are also needed.

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Article provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Challenge.

Volume (Year): 56 (2013)
Issue (Month): 4 (July)
Pages: 6-21

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Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:56:y:2013:i:4:p:6-21
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  1. Hye Jin Rho & John Schmitt, 2010. "Health-Insurance Coverage Rates for US Workers, 1979-2008," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2010-06, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
  2. John Schmitt, 2005. "How Good is the Economy at Creating Good Jobs?," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2005-33, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
  3. Dean Baker, 2006. "Universal Voluntary Accounts: A Step Towards Fixing the Retirement System," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2006-30, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
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