Job Creation Prospects and Strategies

Job Creation Prospects and Strategies

By: Wilhelmina A. Leigh (author), Margaret C. Simms (author), Edward Montgomery (contributor), William Rodgers (contributor), Timothy Bates (contributor), Randall Eberts (contributor), Harry J. Holzer (contributor)Hardback

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The first volume of The Black Worker in the 21st Century, the Joint Center's signature series on economic policy issues, Job Creation Prospects and Strategies looks at the current demand for African American labor and strategies policy makers can use to increase that demand in the future. The contributing authors in this multi-author volume draw on both national statistics and original research to examine this issue. University Press of America/Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

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Wilhelmina A. Leigh is a Senior Research Associate at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Margaret C. Simms is Vice President for Research at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.


chapter 1 Introduction chapter 2 Into the Millennium 1994-2005 chapter 3 Barriers to Higher Employment Rates Among African Americans chapter 4 Job Creation for At-Risk African Americans Through Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities chapter 5 Job Creation through Improved Access to Markets for Minority-Owned Businesses chapter 6 The Impact of Economic Development Policy on Black-Owned Enterprises chapter 7 Appendix

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780761813491
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780761813491
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 0761813497

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