AirTalk Town Hall: The Jobs of the Future
With the US jobless rate near 10 percent, how are we going to get Americans working again? And where will the jobs of the future come from? Larry Mantle and a panel of experts attacked the thorniest challenge facing our economy today…unemployment. Is there any good news on the job creation front?
Special guests included:
- Chris Tilly, Director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, also an economist and a professor of urban planning
- Marcy Drummond, vice president of Workforce and Economic Development at LA Trade Tech, responsible for all green training at the school
- Chris Thornberg, Principal, Beacon Economics
- Austin Beutner, first deputy mayor and chief executive of economic and business policy, plus general manager of LADWP To listen to this event, please visit the AIRTALK website. Photo credit - Justin Sullivan, Getty Images