Research Products

Research Publications & Reports


This is a collection of products from the 2014 conference and 2015 book, both known as Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century, that has been published in anticipation of the fall 2017 workforce development conference in Austin, Texas. The topic being examined is Workforce Policies for Disadvantaged Populations.


Provides information for individuals interested in opportunities as volunteer career coaches for the New Start Career Network, which provides free assistance to older (45+), long-term unemployed job seekers in New Jersey.


Describes how scholars used data from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission to link 82% of secondary school exiters (18 or older) between 2011 and 2015 with the State of New Jersey’s higher education enrollment and Unemployment Insurance wage data.


This report, published by the Century Foundation, looks at the impact that raising the federal minimum wage would have on America’s food insecurity problem.


Provides comprehensive findings from an evaluation of workforce services provided through the One-Stop Career Centers in New Jersey.