2018 March 15 eBulletin

March 15, 2018

LERA eBulletin

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Kochan; Appelbaum; Weil; Katz; Ghilarducci; McGahey

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In the News

Tom KochanParticipate in Tom Kochan's online course “Shaping the Future of Work”. Tom Kochan, MIT and LERA Past President, invites you to participate in the online course “Shaping the Future of Work” that begins March 20.

• Tom’s letter of invitation to LERA groups: https://lera.memberclicks.net/on-line-mitx-course-on-shaping-the-future-of-work-2018
• To sign up for the course: https://www.edx.org/course/shaping-the-future-of-work
Eileen AppelbaumEileen Appelbaum (Center for Economic and Policy Research) was interviewed about productivity on Public Radio International’s Marketplace.

• Listen to the podcast. https://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace/02212018
• She was also quoted on another Marketplace podcast for a story on private equity and the bankruptcy of Toys R Us. https://www.marketplace.org/shows/marketplace/03062018
David WeilDavid Weil (Brandeis) was interviewed on “The Real Future of Work” on the Matt Townsend Show (Sirius-XM, subscription required. The discussion starts at the 20 min. mark.

https://www.byuradio.org/episode/28ff18bb-6e55-45b2-ae78-4f99f61b10ec/the-matt-townsend-show-future-of-work-switched-on-emotional-awakening-screen-cleaning
Lawrence KatzEconomist Lawrence Katz (Harvard) in a long-form interview on the gender pay gap, job fissuring and the economic importance of moving to a good neighborhood early in a child’s life.

https://www.minneapolisfed.org/publications/the-region/interview-with-lawrence-katz
Teresa GhilarducciA report from Teresa Ghilarducci (New School for Social Research) on “The Precarious Economic Lives of Older Women.”

http://www.economicpolicyresearch.org/jobs-report/november-2017-unemployment-report-for-workers-over-55-2
Rick McGaheyRick McGahey (New School for Social Research) has published an article, “Robots, Universal Basic Income, and the Welfare State.”
https://www.ineteconomics.org/perspectives/blog/robots-universal-basic-income-welfare-state

His academic paper, “Universal Basic Income and the Welfare State,” is here.
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2863954
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Get Involved
Early Bird for the LERA 70th Annual Meeting ends March 25! Register before March 25, 2018 to take advantage of our early bird registration for the LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018, Baltimore, MD. Find complete conference details and links at: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-lera-anl-mtg

Join a LERA Committee. Join a LERA committee. Ask us about special activities planned for LERA Committee members in Baltimore this June. Our committees govern the Association and its many services and programs. LERA accepts volunteers to staff committees year-round, and volunteer names will be provided to Committee Chairs when vacancies occur. Volunteer here.

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If you have recently authored a book and would like it added to the possible books that will be reviewed in the LERA Perspectives on Work please let us know! Additionally, email if you would like to write a book review. [email protected].

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