President, Western Michigan University. Former Dean and Professor of Economics, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University; Director of Recovery for Auto Communities and Workers and Executive Director of the White House Council for Auto Communities and Workers, U.S. Department of Labor; Former positions with the University of Maryland: Dean, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences; Senior Associate Dean, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences; Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland. Former positions with the U.S. Department of Labor: Deputy Secretary, Acting Deputy Secretary; Assistant Secretary for Policy; Counselor to the Secretary of Labor; Chief Economist; Member/Vice-chair, Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans. Former Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland; Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Michigan State University; Visiting Scholar, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Urban and Public Affairs, Carnegie Mellon University; Assistant Head Tutor, Department of Economics, Harvard University; Product Estimator, Eastman Kodak.
Budget and Finance, Economy, Labor/Workforce Training and RecruitmentLabor, Pensions, Poverty
Academic Faculty, Academic Administration, Budgeting and Finance, Strategic Planning
On this episode, we welcome Ed Montgomery, President of Western Michigan University and Academy Fellow, to discuss the current trends in the labor market, the short-term prospect for job creation, and the need for innovation at each level of government.
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