2012 Webcasts

What Happens Next? Tackling the Tough Economic Policy Questions

Webcast Date: December 12, 2012

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As the Obama administration prepares for a second term in office, it will be faced with strengthening an ailing economy and addressing some major challenges. What should we do to reduce the deficit and avoid another recession? How do we create good, new long-term jobs and get unemployed people back to work? How will volatile European markets impact the U.S economy?

Presenter: Harry Katz, noted labor economist, leads a conversation with top Cornell economists


Beyond Yellow Ribbons: Putting Veterans with Disabilities to Work

Webcast Date: October 26, 2012

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  • Veterans with and without disabilities can contribute a great deal to the workplace. What do employers need to know about returning veterans, including veterans with the “signature disabilities” such as post-traumatic stress disorder?
  • What are the main employment issues and challenges for employers and for returning veterans with disabilities?
  • What steps can employers take to ensure that they provide welcoming and effective workplaces for returning veterans with disabilities?


  • Hannah Rudstam, Senior Extension Associate, Employment and Disability Institute