Paul Osterman

Paul has authored and edited several books on the American youth labor market, partnerships among labor, management and government, and changing patterns in the American labor market. He has also written numerous articles on topics such as labor market policy, job training programs, economic development, anti-poverty programs, and the organization of work within firms. Paul has been a senior administrator of job training programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and consulted widely to government agencies, foundations, community groups, and public interest organizations. Among his current projects are work with the "Industrial Areas Foundations in the Southwest and a Russell Sage and Ford Foundation supported project on improving the quality of low wage jobs in America."