"No country, however rich, can afford the waste of its human resources, demoralization caused by

vast unemployment is our greatest extravagance, morally, it is the greatest menace to our social order."

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, September 30, 1934.

Professor in Economics at City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College

Doctoral Faculty at the Graduate Center (CUNY)

Managing Editor of IZA Journal of Labor Policy

Research Scholar at the Economics Department at Barnard College - Columbia University

Research Fellow IZA



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