Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Osterman works on a range of issues related to jobs. These include how to improve jobs and wages particularly in the low wage labor market; job training policy – what works and what does not, and how to design effective public policy; and careers in organizations, including large ones. He is on the Board of Directors of Jobs For the Future; serves as a consultant to numerous national foundations and to federal, state and local governments; and has worked extensively with the Industrial Areas Foundation.
Osterman regularly contributes OpEds on labor market policy to national media such as the New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post and the Boston Globe. Here are some of his recent OpEds: