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Micron in Central New York: What’s at Stake for Education and the Workforce?

What are the implications of Micron in Central New York on education and the workforce? Micron’s historic chip plant complex is expected to generate up to 40,000 direct and indirect jobs in Central New York over the next two decades. Our multidisciplinary panel of faculty experts discussed how the employment growth has widespread implications for population growth and change and changes to the income composition of households in the area. The panel also discussed questions about Central New York’s ability to meet the demand for necessary talent.

Faculty participants included: Shannon Monnat (moderator), Yingyi Ma, Stuart Rosenthal, and Alex Rothenberg.

April 24, 2023

CPR Research Areas

Faculty in the Center for Policy Research (CPR) conduct a broad range of interdisciplinary research related to public policy in the following research areas:

  • Econometrics Methodology
  • Education
  • Energy and Environmental Policy
  • Health Studies
  • Public Finance
  • Social Welfare, Poverty and Income Security
  • Urban & Regional Studies
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Center for Policy Design and Governance

Integrating policy, political and computational sciences in research and instruction to help scientists, practitioners and future public service leaders understand and address future governance challenges.

Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Promoting population health research, education and advocacy and community health promotion programming

Maxwell X Lab

Partnering with the public and nonprofit sectors, the X Lab leverages behavioral science and randomized controlled trials to create cost-effective solutions to complex problems.

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CPR/Metro Alumni

The Center serves students, graduates and faculty for a lifetime and it's our pleasure to spread the word about the wonderful things going on in CPR and throughout the Maxwell School.

Alums—update us on what you’ve been up to, where you are employed and how your time in CPR impacted your life by filling out our Alumni Update form. We will gladly share your stories in our Connection Newsletter, a publication that shares news about the Center’s students, faculty, staff and alumni. Join us for the events and activities we have throughout the year and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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