Paul E. Harrington
Areas of Expertise:
- Drexel University, Goodwin College of Professional Studies
Director, Center for Labor Markets and Policy (January 2011 – present)
- Drexel University, Goodwin College of Professional Studies, School of Education
Professor (January 2011 – present)
- Northeastern University
Associate Director, Center for Labor Market Studies (1985 – present)
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor (Washington, D.C.)
Labor Economist (1975-80)
- Health Labor Markets
- Teen and Young Adult Job Access
- College Labor Market
- High School to College Transition
- Vocational Rehabilitation and Job Market Transition
- Disability in the Labor Market
- Older Workers
- Career and Technical Education
- Economic Outlook
- Immigrants in the College Labor Market
- Workforce Development, Planning, and Evaluation
Community College Outcomes:
- “Labor Market Problems Experienced by Teens and Young Adults with Functional
Mental Limitations,” Work: Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, Forthcoming.
- “The Aging of the American Workforce and Disability: A Widespread Need
for Accommodations and Universal Design Strategies,” Journal of Vocational
Rehabilitation, Special Issue (Forthcoming) January 2012.
- “Rising Mal-Employment and the Great Recession: The Growing Disconnection
between Recent College Graduates and the College Labor Market,” Continuing
Higher Education Review, Vol. 75, 2011, pp. 51-65.
- “The Collapse of the Labor Market for 16- to 24-Year-Olds,” Cascade:
A Community Development Publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, No.
78, Fall 2011, pp. 6-7.
- “People with Disabilities in Higher Education and the Labor Market: A Research
Summary of the Postsecondary and Labor Market Experiences, Transitions and
Outcomes of People with Disabilities,” prepared for the National Institute
on Disability Research and Rehabilitation, October 2011.
- “Non Farm Payroll Employment Developments among States during the Great
Recession and the Jobless Recovery,” prepared for the National Association
of Workforce Boards, Washington DC, August 2011.
- “The Increased Presence of Older Workers in the Massachusetts Labor Market:
Implications for Workforce Development Policies, Workplace Accommodation,
and Universal Design,” paper prepared for the Commonwealth Corporation, Boston,
Massachusetts, July 2011.
- “Rising Demand for Older Workers Despite the Economic Recession: Accommodation
and Universal Design for the New American Workforce,”Public Policy and
Aging Report, Volume 1, Number 1, pp. 11-17, Winter 2011.
- “The Underemployment of Persons with Disabilities during the Great Recession,”
The Rehabilitation Professional, Volume 19, Number 1, 2011, pp. 3-10.
For a complete list of publications, visit The
Center for Labor Markets & Policy