Andrew M. Sum is a professor of labor economics and director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University in Boston.
Sum has written and co-written numerous articles and books on regional, national, and state labor markets; on labor-market behavior and problems of young adults and the role of education, literacy, and training in influencing the labor-market experiences of adults.
Among his publications are State of the American Dream in New England (1996), Young Workers, Young Families, and Child Poverty (1996), The Road Ahead: Emerging Threats to Workers, Families and the Massachusetts Economy (1998), and A Second Chance for the Fourth Chance: A Critique of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (1999).
Sum blogs on the Huffington Post. He is the topic leader with Paul Harrington of the EPRN Labor Force Demographics/Supply.
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