Employment numbers are improving, but only slightly. Millions of Americans remain out of work or underemployed as the economic recovery continues slowly. Brookings experts look at monthly jobs reports, examine ways to get Americans back to work, and recommend ideas to move the country back to prosperity and economic stability.
REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman - Registered Nurse Stephanie Barnes prepares a trauma room in the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman
Part of the Solution: Pre-Baccalaureate Healthcare Workers in a Time of Health System Change
July 24, 2014, Martha Ross, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka and Jane R. Williams
Workers with lower levels of education, defined as having an Associate’s degree or less, make up more than half of the total healthcare workforce. Martha Ross, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka and Jane Williams examine the size, characteristics and growth rate of these workers while offering recommendations to boost their career opportunities and improve their productivity.
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U.S. Metro Areas
July 22, 2014, Joseph Kane and Robert Puentes
July 17, 2014
Opinion | Wall Street Journal
July 16, 2014, David Wessel
July 15, 2014, Kenan Fikri, Aloka Narayanan and Devashree Saha
July 11, 2014, Jonathan Rothwell
Opinion | Business Standard
July 11, 2014, Subir Gokarn
July 8, 2014, Richard V. Reeves
July 8, 2014, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka and Audrey Singer
July 7, 2014, Kenan Fikri and Devashree Saha
July 3, 2014, Jonathan Wright
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