Economic Policy

The Joint Center’s economic policy program identifies challenges and opportunities for advancing the economic status of Black communities. See below for research, analysis, and activities related to economic policy.

July Jobs Analysis

On Jobs Day, the Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor hosts an online conversation on the implications of the latest Employment Situation Report for Black communities when The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases data providing insight into key indicators like the national unemployment rate and the number of jobs created over the month.…

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Policies to Help Black & Latino Businesses Use Mobile Apps to Grow

The Joint Center’s report, Policies to Help Black & Latino Businesses Use Mobile Apps to Grow, provides an introduction to policymakers, chambers of commerce, libraries, incubators, and other local institutions on how Black and Latino entrepreneurs can use apps to grow. Click on the following for the… 2-page executive summary 22-page full report Key Points:…

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June Jobs Analysis

On Jobs Day, the Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor hosts an online conversation on the implications of the latest Employment Situation Report for Black communities when The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases data providing insight into key indicators like the national unemployment rate and the number of jobs created over the month.…

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May Jobs Analysis

On Jobs Day, the Joint Center’s Workforce Policy Director Harin Contractor hosts an online conversation on the implications of the latest Employment Situation Report for Black communities when The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases data providing insight into key indicators like the national unemployment rate and the number of jobs created over the month.…

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