Economy / Finance

Maladjusted: It’s time to reimagine economic ‘adjustment’ programs

From Brookings Topics - U.S. Economic Performance
January 10, 2017 - 1:05pm
Last month we reported on the variable use, geography, and shortcomings of the nation’s most well-known economic “adjustment” program—the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. TAA—which provides retraining, income subsidies, and job-search assistance for workers displaced by trade-related disruption—merits a close look this winter in light of President-elect Donald Trump’s recent election […]        


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