Ford Assembly workers Anthony Chwalek and Tom Downs install a battery charger underneath a Ford Focus Electric vehicle at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan (REUTERS/Rebecca Cook).


Unemployment and the “Skills Mismatch” Story: Overblown and Unpersuasive

July 29, 2014, Gary Burtless

Gary Burtless finds little evidence of reported soaring wages due to a skills mismatch between employers and the workforce, saying that an excess of job seekers over job openings continues to limit wage gains.

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