Is Now the Time for a Federal Jobs Guarantee?
On this episode Mark talks with economist Pavlina Tcherneva about a policy proposal that’s bubbling under in the US policy debate: the creation of a federal jobs guarantee. Pavlina is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Bard College and author of 'The Case for a Job Guarantee.' As Pavlina describes it, a federal jobs guarantee isn’t just a good idea; in the face of our economic, environmental, and epidemiological crises, it may be a necessary one. You can watch her virtual visit to the Rhodes Center here: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EmlviHQT7M] You can learn more about and purchase her book here: [https://www.wiley.com/en-us/The+Case+for+a+Job+Guarantee-p-9781509542109]