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What's Behind The Increase In Inequality

Eileen Appelbaum


The futures of work and people with disabilities

Susanne M. Bruyère


native americans and science: enhancing participation of native americans in the science and technology workforce through culturally responsive science education

gregory a. Cajete


intersections and barriers: economic justice and the futures of work in our hemisphere

oscar a. chacòn


suggestions toward commonwealth companies: sharing prosperity with worker Stakeholders

tom croft & Annie Malhotra


An Authentic “Right to Work”

William a. darity, jr., & Darrick Hamilton


 

Veterans in the Workplace: Myths and Realities

Paul A.Dillon


Capitalists Arise!

Peter Georgescu


The original gig economy

James bau graves


Hatching Labor’s Phoenix – 
Raising Expectations of Ourselves in America’s Battle to Restore Economic Justice

Stephen Herzenberg


The future of Work:

developing a place-based understanding of its impacts

Lamia Kamal-chaoui & Mark Pearson


Entrepreneurial Finance in the Platform Economy Era: What Consequences for Labor?

Martin Kenney & John Zysman


innovative enterprise and sustainable prosperity

William Lazonick


Property Not Pay: restoring the middle through ownership

christopher mackin


Notes on the economics of structural racism: A synopsis of the stratification literatures on racism, racial identity, and the Labor Market

Patrick L. Mason


 

New Frontiers of Worker Power: Challenges and Opportunities in the Modern Economy

Michelle Miller & Eric Harris Bernstein


Bending Futures and Meanings of Work, Careers and Life-Course Pathways

PHYLLIS MOEN


Work 4.0: the future of work in the digital Age

- A German Perspective -

Max Neufeind


Are Immigrants Underskilled, or Are Their Jobs Underskilled? 

Will This Change in the Future of Work?

Rob Paral


Platform Heterogeneity: diverse earner outcomes on sharing platforms

Juliet Schor, William Attwood-Charles, Mehmet Cansoy, Isak Ladegaard & Robert Wengronowitz


Vorsprung durch Technik: the future of work, digital technology and the politics of the platform economy

Chris Warhurst, Chris Mathieu and Sally Wright


the future of work

mary v.l.wright


Opening session of the conference: General introduction and organization of the conference

Anthony Sarmiento, Conference Chair, and Peter Creticos, President/Executive Director, Institute for Work and the Economy


Plenary session: Introduction to Peter Georgescu and economic Context from the Perspective of the OECD

General Findings by the OECD: Lamia Kamal-Chaoui, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Tourism and Local Development, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development


Plenary Session: Peter Georgescu, "Capitalists Arise!"


A Poem: Natasha T Miller


Max Neufeind, Special Advisor, German Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs: Germany’s Work 4.0


A conversation with Saru Jayaraman and
William A. “Sandy” Darity Jr.
osted by Laine Romero-Alston


A Poem: Natasha T Miller


Plenary Session: Dee Davis, President and Founder, Center for Rural Strategies, with Allison Gerber


Reflections from Europe: Peter Pogačar, State Secretary, Ministry of Labor, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, Solvenia


A Poem: Natasha T Miller


Plenary Session: Charles Adler

 


The Conclusions of the Working Groups

A summary of the working groups on: the innovative enterprise: restoring the middle; structural racism; Age, gender, disability, prior engagement with the justice system, and immigration; the on-demand economy and the commodification of work and skills; and economic justice and the imperatives of work and families


Concluding Poems: Natasha T Miller