Often times, low-income Americans struggle to improve their skills because of a lack of affordable, quality child care. In this report, Adams provides insights into how local workforce development boards can help address these child care barriers.
Underscoring that the US economy is not unambiguously at full employment, this report highlights how important extended periods of labor market tightness are for the wage growth of low- and middle-wage workers generally.
Teacher strikes around the US are emblematic of widespread decline public education funding. Recent data reveal that the teacher pay penalty — the percent by which public school teachers are paid less than comparable workers — has reached a new high.