2017 December 1 eBulletin

December 1, 2017

LERA eBulletin

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Weller, Blau, Cappelli, Weaver, Levin-WaldmanKochan, Canak

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LERA in the News

Christian WellerChristian Weller (U. Mass.-Boston) in an International Business Times op-ed on the “voodoo economics” of the GOP tax bill:


Francine BlauFrancine Blau  (Cornell) and Lawrence Kahn (Cornell) in a PBS Newshour analysis, “Why Women Continue to Make Less than Men.”

Oren Levin-WaldmanOren Levin-Waldman (Metropolitan College) writing in the weeks after the Charlottesville protest march: “What Happens When There is No Longer a Middle Class?” on the Employment Policy Research Network web site.


Peter CappelliPeter Cappelli (Wharton) comments in this NPR story on the state of H.R. in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment stories.

Andrew WeaverAndrew Weaver (Illinois) on the “skills gap” in the EAB Daily Briefing;

Tom KochanBill CanakBoth Tom Kochan (MIT) and Bill Canak (Middle Tennessee State, TERRA chapter) forwarded a Boston Globe op-ed that is of interest, “Transformative Automation is Coming. The Impact is up to us,” by MIT President Rafael Reif.


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