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The Skills gap in US - The available evidence does not support the idea that there are serious skill gaps or skill shortages writes Wharton School's prof

Overall, the available evidence does not support the idea that there are serious skill gaps or skill shortages in the US labour force. The prevailing situation in the US labour market, as in most developed economies, continues to be skill mismatches where the average worker and job candidate has more education than their current job requires. 54 more words

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  • Children raised by married parents typically have better social and economic outcomes, but why?
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Coming Up: A Labor Shortage?

It may seem fanciful, but a new report published last week by The Conference Board concludes that the United States and other advanced economies will actually face significant labor shortages over the coming decade and a half. 496 more words

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