On This PageAugust 2011, No. 289

Why Are Manufacturers Struggling to Hire High-Skilled Workers?
Last Updated: 06/22/11

The authors examine the apparent lack of high-skilled workers for the U.S. manufacturing sector by focusing on the educational attainment and wage compensation of manufacturing workers and their nonmanufacturing counterparts over the period 1990–2007.

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