On This PageFebruary 2003, No. 186a

Strategies for Improving the Midwest Workforce (Midwest Infrastructure Issue)
Last Updated: 01/23/03

Workforce issues are critical to regional economic development. The Midwest faces a number of challenges in attracting and retaining skilled workers, training new entrants to the workforce and retraining displaced workers for a successful transition to new employment. How the region should respond to these challenges was the subject of a recent Chicago Fed conference.