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Needed skills versus available skills: an assessment tool is launched
Economic development often founders on a mismatch between available workforce skills and companies? needs. A tool that analyzes critical sets of labor market data not previously considered in tandem can help local governments improve planning.
AUTHORS: Clayton-Matthews, Alan; Bluestone, Barry; Melnik, Mark
Maintaining diversity in America's transit-rich neighborhoods: tools for equitable neighborhood change
In some newly transit-rich neighborhoods (TRNs), a new station can set in motion a cycle of unintended consequences in which core transit users?such as renters and low-income households?are priced out of the neighborhood in favor of higher-income, car-owning residents who are less likely to use public transit. The authors describe these patterns and present policy tools for shaping equitable neighborhood change.
AUTHORS: Pollack, Stephanie; Billingham, Chase; Bluestone, Barry