Podcast: Reducing African-American Unemployment

Episode 8 of the For A Living Podcast is now available on SoundCloud and on iTunes.

What are the causes of high African-American unemployment, particularly in Illinois? What policies and economic phenomena make a statistical impact on reducing unemployment among African Americans?  Professor Robert BrunoProfessor Emily E. LB Twarog, and Frank Manzo IV discuss these questions and offer solutions to address African-American joblessness.

Policies to Reduce African-American Unemployment: Investments in Education, Infrastructure, Public Employment, and Housing by Bruno, Manzo, and Manzo can be found at this link.

 

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 For A Living is a weekly educational podcast jointly provided by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the Project for Middle Class Renewal at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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