The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will host a free forum, titled “Mismatch in the Labor Market? Ensuring an Adequate Supply of Skilled Labor in New England,” on Tuesday, Nov. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
Alicia Sasser Modestino, senior economist at the FRBB’s New England Public Policy Center will describe the misalignment between the number of workers employed and the mix of skills needed in the region
Joining Modestino, Henry Holzer, professor of public policy at Georgetown University and former chief economist for the U.S. Department of Labor, will focus on the problems of low-wage workers in this environment.
Registration ends Nov. 19, and space is limited.
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