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Education and Labor Markets


UNC Public Policy research in the area of education and labor markets focuses on evaluation of policies, programs, and schools in K–12 education, early childhood education, and postsecondary education. In addition, faculty interests include how educational policies affect inequality in student, teacher, and school outcomes as well as the educational consequences of migration and segregation. Other topics on labor markets in the U.S. include policies that impact working families, tax policies, self-employment, professional/occupational licensing, the link between higher education and the labor market, and entrepreneurship and the labor market.