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Paul Osterman

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Paul Osterman is the NTU Professor of Human Resources and Management at the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management and the Department of Urban Planning, M.I.T. He was formerly Deputy Dean for Faculty and MBA Teaching at the Sloan School.

Osterman’s recent books include: Who Will Care For Us? Long Term Care and the Long Term Care Workforce (Russell Sage, 2016); Economy In Society (MIT Press, 2013) and Good Jobs America: Making Work Better For Everyone (Russell Sage, 2011); The Truth About Middle Managers: Who They Are, How They Work, Why They Matter (Harvard Business School Press, 2008); Gathering Power: The Future of Progressive Politics In America (Beacon Press), 2003; Securing Prosperity: How the American Labor Market Has Changed and What To Do About It (Princeton University Press, 1999). In addition, he has written numerous academic journal articles and policy issue papers on topics such as the organization of work within firms, labor market policy, and economic development.

Osterman has been a senior administrator of job training programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and consulted widely to firms, government agencies, foundations, community groups, and public interest organizations. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T.

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