October 21, 2005, 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
America's economy is undergoing a gradual shrinking of manufacturing employment and an increase in employment in the service sector. Retraining is the logical answer to the changing mix of jobs in our economy. Community colleges have become an increasingly effective source of training for both employed and unemployed workers. At this conference, a noted specialist education and workforce development, Professor Robert LaLonde of the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy, will present evidence on the returns brought by community college education. Professor LaLonde concludes that a year of community college increases men's earnings by about 7 percent and women's earnings by about 10 percent, and that returns depend on the courses selected. The Honorable Emily DeRocco, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training, and Professor Thomas Bailey, the George and Abby O'Neill Professor of Economics and Education at Columbia University, will provide comments.
To RSVP or request information, please contact Hudson Institute at 202-974-6451 or e-mail Xiuyue Zhu at Xiuyue@hudson.org.
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