Posts tagged ‘jobs’

5-9-12: Not Your Grandfather’s Manufacturing

How is what we make in Maryland changing–and how can manufacturers adapt? A new report out today from the Brookings Institution examines how the industry is shifting around the country–and we talk about how it’s affecting our state.

Continue Reading May 9, 2012 at 9:08 am 1 comment

4-30-12: What’s Next for Baltimore’s Economy?

A new report from the Brookings Institute examines how Baltimore could encourage growth in certain sectors to help low-earning residents find better-paying jobs.

Continue Reading April 30, 2012 at 8:28 am Leave a comment

12-19-11: An Unlikely Coalition

Governor O’Malley is expected to propose another bill that would incentivize the creation of a wind farm off the coast of Ocean City. It’s created an unlikely coalition that includes both environmentalists and organized labor leaders.

Continue Reading December 19, 2011 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

5-27-11: Where the Jobs At?

In Maryland, that is. That’s the question Sheilah asks two economists, Andy Bauer, regional economist at the Baltimore branch of the Richmond Federal Reserve, and Richard Clinch, director of economic research at the University of Baltimore’s Jacob France Institute.

Continue Reading May 27, 2011 at 8:05 am Leave a comment

3-29-11: Paper or Plastic–for a Small Fee?

Could the Maryland legislature change how we deal with disposable bags?

Continue Reading March 29, 2011 at 8:03 am Leave a comment

2-21-11: Youth Unemployment

The unemployment rate for American’s between 16 and 19 years old is three times the 9 percent rate for the nation as a whole. It’s much higher for minority teens. Sheilah talks to two analysts about the long-term effects of high youth unemployment and how likely it is that the teen job market will improve.

Continue Reading February 21, 2011 at 8:07 am Leave a comment

2-2-11: The State of Our State

We take a look at the State of the State in advance of the State of the State.

Continue Reading February 2, 2011 at 8:15 am 2 comments

1-7-11: The Career Not Taken

Starting over, mid-life: How are people who have been laid off successfully moving into new fields? And what skills do they need to do it?

Continue Reading January 7, 2011 at 8:10 am Leave a comment

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