Episode 21 July 22, 2019 CLP Topic Category: Economic Growth Title: Fixing the American Labor Markets


Our podcast today expands on President Trump’s comments about economic growth, under his administration, in order to focus more attention on the structural damage that the poorly-negotiated trade policies had on the American labor markets.

In the 1950s and 1960s, one part of the American economy that made America great were the stable jobs and internal career ladders that began with a private sector portal of entry into many high-wage occupations.

In that former era, the term “upward occupational mobility,” characterized much of the American dream of working hard and getting ahead in society.

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