Labor Market Policy Research Reports, Oct. 17 – 28, 2011

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Written by Alexandra Mitukiewicz   
Friday, 28 October 2011 14:45

Five new labor market research reports were released this week and last week – one report discusses paid sick days while the rest focus on unemployment in the U.S.


Center for American Progress

Creating Unemployment: How Congressional Budget Decisions Are Putting Americans out of Work and Increasing the Risk of a Second Recession
Scott Lilly


Demos

State of Young America
Joint Publication by Demos and Young Invincibles        


Employment Policy Research Network

Unemployment Insurance and Job Search in the Great Recession
Jesse Rothstein


Institute for Women’s Policy Research

Denver Paid Sick Days Would Promote Children’s School Success
Sarah Towne, Rhiana Gunn-Wright, Kevin Miller, Ph.D., and Barbara Gault, Ph.D.


National Employment Law Project

What Is Causing Record-High Teen Unemployment? Range of Economic Factors Drives High Teen Unemployment, But Minimum Wage Not One of Them
Anne Thompson

Tags: labor market | paid sick days | unemployment