The UW Now: Understanding the Labor Shortage – Livestream Event with Laura Dresser

The UW Now Livestream presents
Understanding the Labor Shortage
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

7p CT
Permanent Link
Wisconsin Alumni Association YouTube channel

The labor market continues to be an obstacle to a full economic recovery, leading many analysts to reduce their growth forecasts for the U.S. economy. There are many potential explanations as to why the labor market has been slow to bounce back. Among the leading candidates are: reduced worker incentives due to increased government support, seasonality, COVID-19 concerns, and lack of childcare. Which explanation is most important and which policy actions might improve the situation?

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