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While the skills required of the manufacturing workforce have increased over time, these skills are well within the reach of most people. Additionally, a strong majority of manufacturers are able to obtain the workforce they need. Persistent unemployment in the manufacturing sector is more likely driven by inadequate demand than by skills mismatch.
1993 | EPI Study
A National Policy for Workplace Training
Lessons From State and Local Experiments
by Rosemary Batt and Paul Osterman
This publication is available in PDF format.
1989 | EPI Study
Workforce Policies for the 1990s
A New Labor Market Agenda
by Ray F.Marshall
The Possibilities of Employment Policy
by Paul Osterman
Papers presented to an EPI Seminar on Labor Market Policy on April 29, 1988.