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About Greg Schrock

Professor Greg Schrock explores how economic opportunity is shaped in the labor market. His research investigates regional economic change and its influence on local labor market outcomes and social inequality. He studies the effectiveness of programs and institutions for promoting inclusive and equitable economic development.
Dr. Schrock has authored and co-authored several articles on workforce training and development, the arts and cultural economy, manufacturing and high-technology industries in journals including Urban Geography, Urban Studies, and Economic Development Quarterly.
Before joining PSU faculty in 2010, Dr. Schrock taught as a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. While completing doctoral studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, he worked at the Center for Urban Economic Development, where he worked with local officials in Chicago on research and evaluation of jobs and workforce development programs. He has also worked in state economic development in Minnesota and Indiana around diverse issues as manufacturing skills and welfare-to-work programs.

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Present Assistant Professor, Portland State University Urban Studies and Planning
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Fellow, Portland State University Institute for Sustainable Solutions
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