Making Connections Plenary Speaker Spotlight: Erica Groshen
Posted August 2019
Erica L. Groshen is a Senior Extension Faculty member at the ILR School of Cornell University, and served as the 14th Commissioner of Labor Statistics from January 2013 to January 2017. Prior to joining BLS, Dr. Groshen was a Vice President and economist in the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Dr. Groshen’s research focuses on jobless recoveries, regional labor markets, wage rigidity and dispersion, the male-female wage differential, service-sector employment, and the role of employers in labor market outcomes. She co-authored the book How New is the “New Employment Contract”? from the W.E. Upjohn Institute Press and co-edited Structural Changes in U.S. Labor Markets: Causes and Consequences, from M.E. Sharpe, Inc. She has published numerous papers in academic and Federal Reserve journals and co-led the sixteen-country International Wage Flexibility Project.
She will be speaking at Making Connections in a plenary session on new technology in transit, its effects on the workforce, and how to ensure that workforce training keeps up with innovation.
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