ECONOMIC STUDIES

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Dec

December Jobs Analysis

On the first Friday of every month, the Joint Center 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 t

On November 14, Joint Center President Spencer Overton presented information on the Future of Work survey data of 600 African Americans, 600 Latinos, 600 Asian American/Pacific Islanders, and 600 Whites at the Partnership on AI meeting in San Francisco.

On November 5, the Joint Center's Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton joined the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) for the PREE 10th Anniversary Symposium. This year's discussion focused on Mobilizing Economic Research to Address Socioeconomic and Racial Injustices.

On the first Friday of every month, the Joint Center 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 i

On November 2, Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton spent her first #JobsDay at the Joint Center crafting a Twitter thread discussing Black workers in relation to the November jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Joint Center's Economic Workforce Director Harin Contractor presented key findings from a survey to discuss sentiments and worker readiness for the future of work in Black communities at Peter G.

On October 31, the Joint Center's Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton joined The Atlantic and AARP's panel, Longevity: Looking Forward, to discuss opportunities and barriers in the future of work for communities of color. She was joined by Nick Lovegrove (Professor of the Practice, Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business) and Heather E.

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Oct

Joint Center News: October 2018

We’re gearing up to release six state-specific reports on top staff diversity in the House and Senate.

From October 23-24, Joint Center President Spencer Overton attended his first Markle's Rework America Task Force meeting in New York City.

Joint Center President Spencer Overton delivered the seventh biennial lecture at Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University Law School. The lecture,“Racial Equality and the Future of Work,” focused automation, the rise of “gig-economy," and race. See the full remarks below.

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