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The Jobs of the Future




A man uses a laptop computer at a wireless cafe in Beijing.
A man uses a laptop computer at a wireless cafe in Beijing.
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With the jobless rate in the US near 10 percent, where are the good jobs of the future going to come from? Larry Mantle and a panel of experts will attack the thorniest challenge facing our economy today…unemployment. Is there any good news of the job creation front?

Guests:

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

Austin Beutner, first deputy mayor and chief executive of economic and business policy, plus general manager of LADWP

Chris Thornberg, Principal, Beacon Economics