Urban Labor Markets and Employment Policy

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Airport workers strike at the Baltimore airport. (Image courtesy of jillyfish16 on Flickr.)


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Spring 2005



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This subject discusses the broader trends in the labor market, how urban labor markets function, public and private training policy, other labor market programs, the link between labor market policy and economic development, and the organization of work within firms.

Osterman, Paul. 15.677J Urban Labor Markets and Employment Policy, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-677j-urban-labor-markets-and-employment-policy-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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