Saving Men in the Heartland: The Case for Place-Based Employment Policies

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
The U.S. has seen a dramatic increase in the number of prime-age men not working. However, these jobless rates are more pronounced in some regions than others. Harvard’s Benjamin Austin, Edward Glaeser, and Lawrence Summers examine the trend and argue that a dollar spent fighting unemployment in Flint, Michigan will go farther than in Alexandria, Virginia. Follow this link to read the complete article. Sourced from Brookings