A new report by William Rodgers III looks at the impact that raising the federal minimum wage would have on America’s food insecurity problem. The report was published by the Century Foundation. Rodgers is Chief Economist at the Heldrich Center and Professor at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Read the report.
Carl Van Horn is interviewed as part of a film about how Kodak's bankruptcy has affected the city of Rochester, New York.
This USA Today article examines the long-term unemployed job seekers in today's job market. Heldrich Center Director Carl Van Horn speaks about the obstacles faced by this group of job seekers, and how occassional job searches by those laid off in the downturn create more competition for jobs among job seekers who have been unemployed for six months or more. Read the full article here.
The Heldrich Center is seeking applicants for two freelance opportunties.
Heldrich Center Director Carl Van Horn offered his commentary in a NJ.com article outlining the newly released Census five-year snapshot, and the information it provides on jobs in New Jersey.