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2021

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Housing Supply Dynamics under Rent Control: What Can Evictions Tell Us?, Brian J. Asquith
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Why Are Older Workers Moving Less While Working Longer?, Brian J. Asquith
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Social Capital Determinants and Labor Market Networks, Brian J. Asquith, Judith K. Hellerstein, Mark J. Kutzbach, and David Neumark
Source: Journal of Regional Science 61: 212–260
Publication: Journal Articles

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The best medicine for a COVID-19 economy? More education and training, John C. Austin and Michelle Miller-Adams
Source: The Hill, October 2, 2020
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Early childhood programs are key to a stronger Michigan post-COVID, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Bridge Michigan, March 12, 2021
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Policy Versus Luck in Pittsburgh and Cleveland’s Economies, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Economic Development Quarterly: 1-2
Publication: Journal Articles

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Helping Distressed Communities with a New Federal Block Grant and Curbs to Excessive Incentives, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Site Selection Magazine, November 2020
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Rethinking Tax Incentives, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Perspectives on Work 22 (2018): 62-64
Publication: Periodical Articles

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The COVID-19 pandemic’s evolving impacts on the labour market: Who’s been hurt and what we should do, Brad J. Hershbein and Harry J. Holzer
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Do Recessions Accelerate Routine-Biased Technological Change? Evidence from Vacancy Postings, Brad J. Hershbein and Lisa B. Kahn
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Are Sufficient Statistics Necessary? Nonparametric Measurement of Deadweight Loss from Unemployment Insurance, David S. Lee, Pauline Leung, Christopher J. O'Leary, Zhuan Pei, and Simon Quach
Source: Journal of Labor Economics 39(52): S455-S506
Publication: Journal Articles

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Michigan is offering free college for essential workers. The rest of the country should follow suit, Max Lubin and Michelle Miller-Adams
Source: Business Insider, March 22, 2021
Publication: Periodical Articles

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COVID-19 recovery is the time for free college, Michelle Miller-Adams and John C. Austin
Source: The Hill, February 11, 2021
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Longer-Run Effects of Anti-Poverty Policies on Disadvantaged Neighborhoods, David Neumark, Brian Asquith, and Brittany Bass
Source: Contemporary Economic Policy 38(3): 409-434
Publication: Journal Articles

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Child care tax credit can end no-win choice for working parents, Gabrielle Pepin
Source: The Hill, March 30, 2021
Publication: Periodical Articles

2020

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Policies to improve workforce services for older Americans, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Since Work Is Rare, It’s Time to Share, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
Source: Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2020
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Extending Unemployment Insurance Benefits to Workers in Precarious and Nonstandard Arrangements, Katharine G. Abraham, Susan N. Houseman, and Christopher J. O'Leary
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Measuring Alternative Work Arrangements for Research and Policy, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Publication: Books

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Why COVID-19 hit Michigan so hard, John C. Austin and Brad J. Hershbein
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Have We Reached Foxconn Level 5?, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Site Selection Magazine, November 2018
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Investments Needed to Help Localities Recover from Pandemic, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Virginia Economic Review (Second Quarter 2020)
Publication: Journal Articles

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Reforming Economic Development Incentives, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Government Finance Review, April 2020
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Smart Place-Based Policies Can Improve Local Labor Markets, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 39(3): 844-851
Publication: Journal Articles

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Using Place-Based Jobs Policies to Help Distressed Communities, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Journal of Economic Perspectives 34(3): 99-127
Publication: Journal Articles

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Major Decisions: What Graduates Earn Over Their Lifetimes, Kristen E. Broady and Brad J. Hershbein
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Heterogeneous effects of Brazilian unemployment insurance reforms on layoffs, Túlio Cravo, Christopher J. O'Leary, Ana Cristina Sierra, and Leandro Justino Veloso
Source: Economics Letters 197(2020)
Publication: Journal Articles

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An Economic and Fiscal Impact Assessment of the Transformational Brownfield Plan Submitted by Bedrock Management Services, LLC: Hudson’s Block, Monroe Blocks, One Campus Martius Expansion, and Book Building and Book Tower Redevelopment Project, Gabriel Ehrlich, Donald Grimes, Michael McWilliams, and Jim Robey
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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An Economic and Fiscal Impact Assessment of the Transformational Brownfield Plan Submitted by Paper City Development, LLC: Vicksburg Paper Mill Redevelopment Project, Gabriel Ehrlich, Donald Grimes, Michael McWilliams, and Jim Robey
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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How Many Americans Have Lost Jobs with Employer Health Coverage During the Pandemic?, Paul Fronstin and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Heterogeneity in the effect of federal spending on local crime: Evidence from causal forests, Ian Hoffman and Evan Mast
Source: Regional Science and Urban Economics 78(September 2019)
Publication: Journal Articles

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From time use to contingent work to labor supply: thoughts on the contributions of Alan Kreuger, Michael Horrigan
Source: Business Economics 55: 10-17
Publication: Journal Articles

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IZA COVID-19 Crisis Response Monitoring United States, Susan N. Houseman
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Do Firm Effects Drift? Evidence from Washington Administrative Data, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, Raffaele D. Saggio, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Sources of Displaced Workers' Long-Term Earnings Losses, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Experience Rating and the Dynamics of Financing Unemployment Insurance, Marta Lachowska, Wayne Vroman, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: National Tax Journal 73(3): 673-698
Publication: Journal Articles

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Unemployment Insurance and Means-Tested Program Interactions: Evidence from Administrative Data, Pauline Leung and Christopher J. O'Leary
Source: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 12(2): 159-192
Publication: Journal Articles

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Race to the Bottom? Local Tax Break Competition and Business Location, Evan Mast
Source: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 12(1): 288-317
Publication: Journal Articles

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Lessons from the American Federal‐State Unemployment Insurance System for a European Unemployment Benefits System, Christopher J. O'Leary, Burt S. Barnow, and Karolien Lenaerts
Source: International Social Security Review 73(1): 3-34 (2020)
Publication: Journal Articles

2019

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Making Ends Meet: The Role of Informal Work in Supplementing Americans’ Income, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
Source: RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 5(5): 110-131
Publication: Journal Articles

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Are Sufficient Statistics Necessary? Nonparametric Measurement of Deadweight Loss from Unemployment Insurance, David S. Lee, Pauline Leung, Christopher J. O'Leary, Zhuan Pei, and Simon Quach
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Are Sufficient Statistics Necessary? Nonparametric Measurement of Deadweight Loss from Unemployment Insurance, David S. Lee, Pauline Leung, Christopher J. O'Leary, Zhuan Pei, and Simon Quach
Publication: External Papers and Reports

2018

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US Fertility Rates and Childbearing in American Economic History, 1800-2010, Martha J. Bailey and Brad J. Hershbein
Source: The Oxford Handbook of American Economic History, Volume 1. Louis P. Cain, Price V. Fishback, Paul W. Rhode, eds. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, pp. 75-100
Publication: Book Chapters

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College Does Help the Poor, Timothy J. Bartik and Brad J. Hershbein
Source: New York Times, May 23, 2018
Publication: Periodical Articles

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What happens when the insurer can say no? Assessing prior authorization as a tool to prevent high-risk prescriptions and to lower costs, Marcus Dillender
Source: Journal of Public Economics 165(2018): 170-200
Publication: Journal Articles

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Discussion for JME special Issue: APST paper, Brad J. Hershbein
Source: Journal of Monetary Economics 97(2018): 68-70
Publication: Journal Articles

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Do Recessions Accelerate Routine-Biased Technological Change? Evidence from Vacancy Postings, Brad J. Hershbein and Lisa B. Kahn
Source: American Economic Review 108(7): 1737-72
Publication: Journal Articles

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Is Automation Really to Blame for Lost Manufacturing Jobs? What the Conventional Wisdom Gets Wrong, Susan N. Houseman
Source: Foreign Affairs, September 7, 2018
Publication: Periodical Articles

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The Effect of Public Pension Wealth on Saving and Expenditure, Marta Lachowska and Michał Myck
Source: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10(3): 284-308
Publication: Journal Articles

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Longer-Run Effects of Anti-Poverty Policies on Disadvantaged Neighborhoods, David Neumark, Brian J. Asquith, and Brittany Bass
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Public Employment Policy for an Aging Workforce, Stephen A. Wandner, David E. Balducchi, and Christopher J. O'Leary
Source: Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine 4(2018): 1-13
Publication: Journal Articles

2017

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The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach, David H. Autor, Susan Houseman, and Sari Pekkala Kerr
Source: Journal of Labor Economics 35(1) (January 2017): 149-190
Publication: Journal Articles

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Charles Ballard Interview, Justin Carinci
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Erica Groshen Interview, Justin Carinci
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Using Behavioral Insights to Improve Take-Up of a Reemployment Program: Trial Design and Findings, Matthew Darling, Christopher J. O'Leary, Irma L. Perez-Johnson, Jaclyn Lefkowitz, Kenneth J. Kline, Ben Damerow, Randall W. Eberts, Samia Amin, and Greg Chojnacki
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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English Skills and the Health Insurance Coverage of Immigrants, Marcus Dillender
Source: American Journal of Health Economics 3(3)(2017): 312-345
Publication: Journal Articles

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Medicaid, family spending, and the financial implications of crowd-out, Marcus Dillender
Source: Journal of Health Economics 53(May 2017): 1-16
Publication: Journal Articles

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Valuing a Mature Highway System: In Search of the Holy Grail, Randall W. Eberts
Source: TR News 309 (May-June 2017): 24-29.
Publication: Periodical Articles

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The Great Recession Drastically Changed the Skills Employers Want, Brad J. Hershbein and Lisa B. Kahn
Source: Harvard Business Review, October 4, 2017
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Heterogeneous Amenity Spillovers of Local Economic Shocks, Ian Hoffman and Evan Mast
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Demonstration and Evaluation of the Short-Time Compensation Program in Iowa and Oregon: Final Report, Susan Houseman, Christopher J. O'Leary, Katharine G. Abraham, Frank Bennici, Susan Labin, and Richard Sigman
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Information Frictions & Insurer Plan Design: Evidence from Medicare Advantage, Raymond Kluender and Evan Mast
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Outside Options and Wages: What Can We Learn from Subjective Assessments?, Marta Lachowska
Source: Empirical Economics:52(1): 79-121
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Effect of Income on Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from the 2008 Economic Stimulus Tax Rebates, Marta Lachowska
Source: Journal of Human Resources 52(2)(Spring 2017): 374-417
Publication: Journal Articles

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Adequacy of Workers' Compensation Income Benefits in Michigan, Bogdan Savych and H. Allan Hunt
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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A Comparative Analysis of Unemployment Insurance Financing Methods, Wayne Vroman, Elaine Maag, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

2016

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Labor-Demand-Side Economic Development Incentives and Urban Opportunity, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Shared Prosperity in America's Communities, Susan M. Wachter and Lei Ding, eds. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 129-150
Publication: Book Chapters

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The Merits of Universal Scholarships: Benefit-Cost Evidence from the Kalamazoo Promise, Timothy J. Bartik, Brad J. Hershbein, and Marta Lachowska
Source: Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 7(3): 400-433
Publication: Journal Articles

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Encouragement Emails Increase Participation in Reemployment Services, Matthew Darling, Christopher J. O'Leary, Irma L. Perez-Johnson, Jaclyn Lefkowitz, Kenneth J. Kline, Ben Damerow, and Randall W. Eberts
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Social Security and Divorce, Marcus Dillender
Source: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy 16(2)(April 2016): 931-971
Publication: Journal Articles

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The impact of a closed formulary on prescribing patterns in the treatment of injured workers, Marcus Dillender
Source: Economics Letters 145(2016): 88-91
Publication: Journal Articles

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Health insurance reform and part-time work: Evidence from Massachusetts, Marcus Dillender, Carolyn J. Heinrich, and Susan Houseman
Source: Labour Economics 43(2016): 151-158
Publication: Journal Articles

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U.S. Employment Outlook for 2016, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 14(2)(February 2016): 4-17. English prepublication version
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Evaluation of the Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge Grants: Interim Findings on Multiagency Collaboration and Cluster Progress, Megan Hague Angus, Jeanne Bellotti, Kevin Hollenbeck, and Brittany English
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Expenditure and Confidence: Using Daily Data to Identify Shocks to Consumer Confidence, Marta Lachowska
Source: Oxford Economic Papers 68(4)(2016): 920-944
Publication: Journal Articles

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Effects of the unemployment insurance work test on long-term employment outcomes, Marta Lachowska, Merve Meral, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: Labour Economics 41(2016): 246-265
Publication: Journal Articles

2015

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How Effects of Local Labor Demand Shocks Vary with the Initial Local Unemployment Rate, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Growth and Change 46(4) (December 2015): 529-557
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Social Value of Job Loss and Its Effect on the Costs of U.S. Environmental Regulations, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Review of Environmental Economics and Policy (Summer 2015) 9 (2): 179-197
Publication: Journal Articles

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Health Insurance and Labor Force Participation: What Legal Recognition Does for Same-Sex Couples, Marcus Dillender
Source: Contemporary Economic Policy
Publication: Journal Articles

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The effect of health insurance on workers' compensation filing: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act's age-based threshold for dependent coverage, Marcus Dillender
Source: Journal of Health Economics 43(September 2015): 204-228
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Effect of Medicare Eligibility on Spousal Insurance Coverage, Marcus Dillender and Karen Mulligan
Source: Health Economics 25(5): 591-605 (May 2016)
Publication: Journal Articles

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Toward a More Intelligent Workforce Development System, Randall W. Eberts
Source: Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century. Carl Van Horn, Tammy Edwards, Todd Greene, eds. Atlanta, GA: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 2015. pp. 383-410.
Publication: Book Chapters

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Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED), Nancy Hewat and Kevin Hollenbeck
Source: Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century. Carl Van Horn, Tammy Edwards, Todd Greene, eds. Atlanta, GA: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, 2015. pp. 325-339.
Publication: Book Chapters

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Promoting Retention or Reemployment of Workers after a Significant Injury or Illness, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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The Effects of Eliminating the Work Search Requirement on Job Match Quality and Other Long-Term Employment Outcomes, Marta Lachowska, Merve Meral, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Selected Public Workforce Development Programs in the United States: Lessons Learned for Older Workers, Stephen A. Wandner, David E. Balducchi, and Christopher J. O'Leary
Publication: External Papers and Reports

2014

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Short-Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience During the Recent Recession, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan Houseman
Source: Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society
Publication: Journal Articles

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Proposal 12: Encouraging Work Sharing to Reduce Unemployment, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
Source: Policies to Address Poverty in America, Melissa S. Kearney and Benjamin H. Harris, eds. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution. 2014.
Publication: Book Chapters

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Is There a Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"?: Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 US Fertility Decline, Martha J. Bailey, Melanie Guldi, and Brad J. Hershbein
Source: Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah P. Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, eds. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2014. pp. 273-312
Publication: Book Chapters

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The economic payoffs of early childhood education, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Family Focus … on Early Childhood Summer 2014
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Simulating the Effects of the Tax Credit Program of the Michigan Economic Growth Authority on Job Creation and Fiscal Benefits, Timothy J. Bartik and George Erickcek
Source: Economic Development Quarterly
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
Source: EducationNext 14(2) (Spring 2014): 72-78
Publication: Journal Articles

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Health Insurance Tax Credits, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Health Insurance Coverage of Single Mothers, Merve Cebi and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: Health Economics 23(5)(2014): 501-515
Publication: Journal Articles

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Do more health insurance options lead to higher wages? Evidence from states extending dependent coverage, Marcus Dillender
Source: Journal of Health Economics 36(1)(2014): 84-97
Publication: Journal Articles

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Employment and Skills Strategies in the United States: OECD Reviews on Local Job Creation, Randall W. Eberts
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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U.S. Employment Outlook for 2014: Can the U.S. Economy Stand on Its Own?, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 12(2)(February): 5-16. English prepublication version
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Improving the Implementation and Effectiveness of Out-of-School-Time Tutoring, Carolyn J. Heinrich, Patricia Burch, Annalee Good, Rudy Acosta, Huiping Cheng, Marcus Dillender, Christi Kirshbaum, Hiren Nisar, and Mary Stewart
Source: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 33(2)(Spring2014):471-494
Publication: Journal Articles

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College Costs: Students Can't Afford Not to Know, Brad J. Hershbein and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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The Role of Manufacturing in a Jobs Recovery, Susan Houseman
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Temporary agency work, Susan N. Houseman
Publication: External Papers and Reports