Register Today: Is There a STEM Worker Shortage? March 12 in Washington, DC

Are more graduates and guestworkers needed? The ongoing debate about these issues, and congressional high-skill immigration proposals, will be discussed at the National Academies by some of the key researchers and policy analysts examining these issues. As Congress considers comprehensive immigration legislation, little attention has been focused upon the labor market impacts of the STEM guestworker […]

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New analysis finds no shortage of STEM workers in the United States

In a new paper written by Hal Salzman of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Daniel Kuehn of American University and B. Lindsay Lowell of Georgetown University for the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the authors  find little evidence to support expansion of high-skill guestworker programs as proposed in the immigration bill being debated in the Senate. Contrary to many industry claims, […]

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EPI online news conference on guestworkers and STEM jobs with Salzman, April 24

Hal Salzman of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Daniel Kuehn of American University and B. Lindsay Lowell of Georgetown University will discuss their new Economic Policy Institute paper, Guestworkers in the high-skill U.S. labor market: An analysis of supply, employment, and wage trends, in an online news conference on Wednesday, April 24, at 11:30 a.m. ET. The […]

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