David Neumark, professor of economics at the University of California, Irvine, advocates for a fully federally funded job creation program in regions struggling with high and persistent rates of unemployment. … The combination of job training, local partnerships, and overall economic support, Neumark writes, is designed to create lasting impact and set struggling counties back on the path toward convergence.

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