Pathways Magazine - Fall 2009
Fall 2009 Issue of PATHWAYS
A magazine on poverty, inequality, and social policy
Generously supported by The Elfenworks Foundation
- Trends in poverty and inequality: Periodic reports on key poverty and inequality indicators
- Cutting-edge research: Concise summaries of research that is changing how we understand the sources and consequences of poverty and inequality
- Bold new visions: Must-read discussions of how labor market, poverty, and inequality policy might be rethought and changed
- Debates: Leading scholars and policymakers weigh in on the crucial poverty and inequality questions of our time
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Table of Contents (Fall 2009 Issue)
Editors' Note by David Grusky and Christopher Wimer
- The Squeeze Before the Storm
Will the Great Recession bring about a "Great Compression" in wealth inequality? Edward N. Wolff parses the data.
Research in Brief
- New research developments
Shocking data on employers who "steal" from the poor, a fresh look at poverty and consumption, and other cutting-edge research.
Are Green Jobs a Silver Bullet?
- Greening the Pockets of the Poor
Van Jones makes the case for green jobs as a poverty-killer.
- Seizing the Energy Opportunity
John Podesta and Sarah Miller discuss how new policies can generate new jobs that will combat climate change and poverty all at once.
- A Hazy Shade of Green: Debunking the Myths of the Green Jobs Movement
Max Schulz casts a skeptic's eye on the lofty ambitions of the green jobs movement.
- Green Data: What do we Really Know about Jobs in the Green Economy?
Kil Huh and Lori Grange reveal just how many green jobs we have now and who is getting them.
- Spotlight On...Springboard Forwardby Manwai C. Ku
We talk with Elliott Brown of Springboard Forward about a new approach to workforce development.
- Doubling Down: Reforming Retirement and Disability Policy at the Same Time
David Stapleton argues for revamped retirement and disability policy that will save money and retain healthy, older workers in the workplace.
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