Investing in a Resilient Workforce

David Deming, PhDDirector
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy Harvard Kennedy School of Government
 
Rachel LipsonDirector
Project on Workforce
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

The COVID Context

A future-ready workforce requires a balance of
short-and long-term policies

Evidence-based principles

Focus public investments at the industry-level, not on firm-specific roles

Invest in the ecosystem of jobs, not just training

Focus on good jobs, not just any job

Both foundational and technical skills are essential

Prioritize proactive outreach + navigation support

Customize interventions for different populations

Conclusion

Discussion

Moderated by

Tom Finneran

Presenter Biographies

David Deming, PhD
Director
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

 

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to download the slides presented by David Deming and Rachel Lipson
in our live session

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Investing in a Resilient Workforce

David Deming, PhDDirector
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy Harvard Kennedy School of Government
 
Rachel LipsonDirector
Project on Workforce
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

The COVID Context

A future-ready workforce requires a balance of
short-and long-term policies

Evidence-based principles

Focus public investments at the industry-level, not on firm-specific roles

Invest in the ecosystem of jobs, not just training

Focus on good jobs, not just any job

Both foundational and technical skills are essential

Prioritize proactive outreach + navigation support

Customize interventions for different populations

Conclusion

Discussion

Moderated by

Tom Finneran

Presenter Biographies

David Deming, PhD
Director
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

 

Click below
to download the slides presented by
David Deming and Rachel Lipson
in our live session

Download PDF

 

CONTACT US

Senate Presidents’ Forum

579 Broadway

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

 

Tel: 914-693-1818

Copyright © 2020 Senate Presidents' Forum. All rights reserved.

Investing in a Resilient Workforce

David Deming, PhDDirector
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy Harvard Kennedy School of Government
 
Rachel LipsonDirector
Project on Workforce
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

The COVID Context

A future-ready workforce requires a balance of
short-and long-term policies

Evidence-based principles

Focus public investments at the industry-level, not on firm-specific roles

Invest in the ecosystem of jobs, not just training

Focus on good jobs, not just any job

Both foundational and technical skills are essential

Prioritize proactive outreach + navigation support

Customize interventions for different populations

Conclusion

Discussion

Moderated by

Tom Finneran

Presenter Biographies

David Deming, PhD
Director
Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

 

CONTACT US

Senate Presidents’ Forum

579 Broadway

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

Tel: 914-693-1818

Copyright © 2020 Senate Presidents' Forum. All rights reserved.