John Schmitt


Compact View

Job Protection Isn’t Enough Report
Making paid family leave—and thereby paid parental leave—universal would be an important step toward making good, quality jobs available to all workers. (AP/M. Spencer Green)

Job Protection Isn’t Enough

The ability to access paid parental leave is important to family economic well-being.

Heather Boushey, Jane Farrell, John Schmitt

The College Conundrum Report
Many economists are concerned that the supply of college graduates is not keeping pace with what they see as an accelerated demand for the skills taught at college. This college gap seems particularly large for young men, who are now substantially less likely than young women to earn a four-year college degree. (AP/Geoff Crimmins)

The College Conundrum

John Schmitt and Heather Boushey discuss why young people haven't responded to higher returns to college by rushing to attend college.

John Schmitt, Heather Boushey