Robert's Recent Stories
Economy Mar 03Column: How Ben Carson can fight poverty without increasing government spending
Homeownership vouchers would help the new Housing and Urban Development secretary reduce poverty and also use government resources more efficiently.
Jun 13Why not all American youth should go to college
Traveling to BMW's only American plant, where they've imported the German tradition of apprenticeships, Paul Solman speaks with long-time apprenticeship advocate and American University economist Bob Lerman about how pushing everyone onto the same path of a four-year college degree…
Economy Feb 07The Youth Unemployment Crisis: A Fix that Works and Pays for Itself
Economist Bob Lerman proposes a solution to the youth unemployment crisis in the United States. Lerman argues the quickest way to getting unemployed kids off the streets and onto the payroll is through work apprenticeships. Unlike…