Jobs and the Labor Force of Tomorrow: Migration, Training, Education (The Urban Agenda) (Hardcover)

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By Michael A. Pagano (Editor), Xóchitl Bada (Contributions by), John Bragelman (Contributions by), Laura Dresser (Contributions by), Rudy Faust (Contributions by), Beth Gutelius (Contributions by), Brad Harrington (Contributions by), Gregory V. Larnell (Contributions by), Twyla T. Blackmond Larnell (Contributions by), Nik Theodore (Contributions by)
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The new volume in the Urban Agenda series addresses the challenges shaping the development of human capital in metropolitan regions. The articles, products of the 2016 Urban Forum at the University of Illinois at Chicago, engage with the overarching idea that a dynamic metropolitan economy needs a diverse, trained, and available workforce that can adapt to the needs of commerce, industry, government, and the service sector. Authors explore provocative issues like the jobless recovery, migration and immigration, K-12 education preparedness, the urban-oriented gig economy, postsecondary workforce training, and the recruitment and professional development of millennials.

Contributors: Xochitl Bada, John Bragelman, Laura Dresser, Rudy Faust, Beth Gutelius, Brad Harrington, Gregory V. Larnell, Twyla T. Blackmond Larnell, and Nik Theodore.

About the Author


Michael A. Pagano is Dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and professor of public administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, faculty fellow of UIC’s Great Cities Institute, and editor of Remaking the Urban Social Contract, The Return of the Neighborhood as an Urban Strategy, and Metropolitan Resistance in a Time of Economic Turmoil.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780252041532
ISBN-10: 0252041534
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication Date: September 11th, 2017
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: The Urban Agenda