Assessing Global Progress in Advancing the Job Guarantee
This panel brings experts and policymakers who are developing or already managing large-scale national employment policies informed by the principles of the job guarantee. There are multi-pronged strategies for securing the right to decent work to all and developing employment-centered economic policies.
When Jobs Return: Results from Marienthal's Fight against Unemployment with Lukas Lehner
Lukas Lehner, of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at Oxford Martin School, presented the results from a study that evaluates a one-of-a-kind job creation program in Marienthal, Austria. The pilot aims to eliminate long-term unemployment in the municipality and improve participants’ economic and social situation. The program was recently discussed in the New Yorker.
EDI Panels at the 2022 Difference & Justice Conference
"Basic Human Rights: What Does an Equitable Future Look Like?"
11:00 - 11:50 AM The Right to a Home: The Intersections of Housing and Racial Justice
1:30 - 2:20 PM Economic Rights and Economic Security