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An individual's education, age, and health status may present barriers or opportunities to employability, just as a region's economy, tax base, and number of immigrants and emigrants may affect job availability. RAND research examines the impact of a range of policies and forces—personal, regional, and global—on employment and unemployment.

  • A woman works at a Polish delicatessen in Grays, Britain, December 11, 2015, photo by Neil Hall/Reuters

    Commentary

    Are EU Migrants Over-Qualified for the Jobs They Do?

    Feb 24, 2016

    Debates on EU mobility are focused on what EU migrants take away from their host countries, and the costs they may bring taxpayers. What may be ignored is the contribution migrants bring to local labor markets and how this can grow if they have jobs that make the most of their skills.

  • An Army depot machinist fabricates a piece of equipment, photo by Clester Burdell/U.S. Army

    Tool

    Essential Skills Veterans Gain During Professional Military Training

    Jan 6, 2016

    A concise reference card that identifies many of the skills that transitioning service members and veterans have learned in professional military training programs serves as a resource for leaders and hiring managers.

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