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Jobs Aren"t Enough

Toward a New Economic Mobility for Low-Income Families

by Roberta Rehner Iversen

  • 233 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Temple University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Work & labour,
  • United States,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Labor,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Classes,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Working class,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • City dwellers,
  • Poor families

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8859881M
    ISBN 10159213355X
    ISBN 109781592133550

    Book note for Roberta Rehner Iverson and Annie Laurie Armstrong. Jobs Aren't Enough: Towards a New Economic Mobility for Low- Income Families. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, $ hardcover, $ : James Midgley.   If there aren't enough jobs around (because of automation) then scarcity is no longer the driving force and we need to look to economic systems that were not scarcity constrained (for example, the potlach societies of papua new guinea). Life is an open book test, the printed regulations are the answer key. TL:DR Money not rules is the delay.

      Boushey says. “The answer is: Because they literally aren’t feeling it. And it seems to be getting worse. in the heavily researched book The Good Jobs Strategy, but they aren't enough. “You’re doing great!” That’s what everyone tells you at work. And there’s plenty of evidence to back up the claim: Your co-workers like you, you get positive performance reviews, there’s even been hinting that you might get a promotion soon. But here’s the problem: Despite the adulation, you’re feeling less than great.

      But higher wages alone are not enough to break this vicious cycle. Unless accompanied by other changes, higher wages will likely reduce company profits and will not turn bad jobs into good ones.   A new study examines earnings data to link declining job mobility to lower overall demand for workers, suggesting the focus on supply-side factors such as .


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