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Our mission is to create and make accessible novel data on the dynamics of the labor markets, we work with research networks and statistical agencies, developing appropriate statistics to inform policy makers, researchers, and simply people seeking knowledge. We emphasize and meet the requirements of stakeholders: users as well as providers, balancing the utility of the data with the confidentiality of the people and businesses whose activities the data describe.

LDI Affiliate Erica Groshen with co-authors releases working paper on jobs, wages and skills

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December 3, 2020 -  LDI Affiliate Erica Groshen, with co-authors, released a working paper on the jobs, wages and skills of workers who have a high school diploma but not a four-year college degree:

Blair, P., Castagnino, T., Groshen, E., Debroy, P., Auguste, B., Ahmed, S., Diaz, F. G., & Bonavida, C. (2020). Searching for STARs: Work Experience as a Job Market Signal for Workers without Bachelor’s Degrees. National Bureau of Economic Research.


The study has been cited in a Dec 3, 2020 New York Times article, "Up to 30 Million in U.S. Have the Skills to Earn 70% More, Researchers Say."