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:

http://www.ibtimes.com/voodoo-economics-makes-comeback-republican-tax-plan-enriching-rich-2612148

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

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/making-sense/analysis-women-continue-make-less-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.

http://www.yonkerstribune.com/2017/08/an-economic-theory-of-justice-by-dr-oren-m-levin-waldman-ph-d-2

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.

https://www.npr.org/2017/11/15/564443807/why-some-survivors-of-sexual-harassment-and-assault-wait-to-tell-their-stories
Andrew WeaverAndrew Weaver (Illinois) on the “skills gap” in the EAB Daily Briefing;

https://
www.eab.com/daily-briefing/2017/08/31/the-skills-gap-is-a-myth-according-to-this-economist
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.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2017/11/10/transformative-automation-coming-the-impact/az0qppTvsUu5VUKJyQvoSN/story.html

Or on LERA’s Employment Policy Research Network:
http://www.employmentpolicy.org/page-1797721/5582909#sthash.oAkyJx7W.dpbs
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