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2024

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The Independent Contractor Workforce: New Evidence on Its Size and Composition and Ways to Improve Its Measurement in Household Surveys, Katharine G. Abraham, Brad J. Hershbein, Susan N. Houseman, and Beth C. Truesdale
Source: Industrial & Labor Relations Review 77(3): 336-365
Publication: Journal Articles

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Long-Run Effects on County Employment Rates of Demand Shocks to County and Commuting Zone Employment, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Regional Science and Urban Economics 105: 103988
Publication: Journal Articles

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Modeling First Year Stop Out of Kalamazoo Promise Scholars: Mapping Influences of Socioeconomic Advantage and Pre-College Performance to College Performance and Persistence, Daniel A. Collier and Isabel McMullen
Source: Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice 25(4): 846-870
Publication: Journal Articles

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Is the Economic News Becoming More Negative, and Does it Matter for Consumers?, Benjamin H. Harris and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Election '24: Issues at Stake, March 6, 2024
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Why Are Americans so Displeased with the Economy?: Measuring Whether Economic News Has Become More Negative, Benjamin H. Harris and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Economic Studies Bulletin, January 5, 2024
Publication: Periodical Articles

2023

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The Case for Dynamic Cities, Brian J. Asquith and Margaret C. Bock
Source: Challenges in Classical Liberalism: Debating the Policies of Today Versus Tomorrow. Alice L. Kassens and Joshua C. Hall, eds. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2023. pp. 13-34
Publication: Book Chapters

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Local Effects of Large New Apartment Buildings in Low-Income Areas, Brian J. Asquith, Evan Mast, and Davin Reed
Source: The Review of Economics and Statistics 105(2): 359-375
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Recompete Pilot Program Can Help Rebuild Distressed Places—If Policymakers Properly Fund It, Timothy J. Bartik and Mark Muro
Source: Brookings Metro, September 1, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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The CHIPS and Science Act is a Chance for Businesses and Local Leaders to Collaborate on a Stronger Child Care System, Timothy J. Bartik, Aaron Sojourner, and Kathleen Bolter
Source: Brookings Metro, June 2, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Who’s Missing from the Post-Pandemic Labor Force?, Lauren Bauer, Wendy Edelberg, Sara Estep, and Brad J. Hershbein
Source: Economic Studies Bulletin, April 4, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Working Longer and Population Aging in the U.S.: Why Delayed Retirement Isn’t a Practical Solution for Many, Lisa F. Berkman and Beth C. Truesdale
Source: The Journal of the Economics of Ageing 24: 100438
Publication: Journal Articles

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Sometimes a Long and Winding Road: An Exploration of Kalamazoo Promise Stop Out and Reenrollment, Daniel A. Collier and Isabel McMullen
Source: Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice 24(4): 883-908
Publication: Journal Articles

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Improving the U.S. Workforce System by Transforming its Performance Measurement System into an Intelligent Information System, Randall W. Eberts
Source: Economic Development Quarterly 37(1): 20-26
Publication: Journal Articles

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The False Promises of Working Longer, Teresa Ghilarducci and Beth C. Truesdale
Source: The Journal of Retirement 11(1): 22-30
Publication: Journal Articles

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Are Retirement Planning Tools Substitutes or Complements to Financial Capability?, Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew R. Levy, Colleen Flaherty Manchester, Aaron Sojourner, Joshua Tasoff, and Jiusi Xiao
Source: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 214: 561-573
Publication: Journal Articles

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How Can We Strengthen the Direct Care Workforce?, Gopi Shah Goda and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Briefing Book, December 18, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Effects of School-Based Mental Health Services on Youth Outcomes, Ezra Golberstein, Irina Zainullina, Aaron Sojourner, and Mark A. Sander
Source: The Journal of Human Resources 2023: 1222-12703R2
Publication: Journal Articles

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College Majors and Skills: Evidence from the Universe of Online Job Ads, Steven W. Hemelt, Brad J. Hershbein, Shawn Martin, and Kevin M. Stange
Source: Labour Economics 85: 102429
Publication: Journal Articles

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Place-Based Consequences of Person-Based Transfers: Evidence from Recessions, Brad J. Hershbein and Bryan A. Stuart
Source: Journal of Public Economics 224: 104923
Publication: Journal Articles

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Do Firm Effects Drift? Evidence from Washington Administrative Data, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, Raffaele Saggio, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: Journal of Econometrics 233(2): 375-395
Publication: Journal Articles

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Work Hours Mismatch, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, Raffaele Saggio, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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The Need for Speed: Demand, Regulation, and Welfare on the Margin of Alternative Financial Services, Ryan C. McDevitt and Aaron Sojourner
Source: The Review of Economics and Statistics: 1–25
Publication: Journal Articles

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With Federal Child Care Legislation Abandoned, It’s Up to States to Help Working Families, Gabrielle Pepin and John C. Austin
Source: Brookings Metro, February 13, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Labor-Market Concentration and Labor Compensation, Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Industrial & Labor Relations Review 76(3): 475-503
Publication: Journal Articles

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What’s the Inside Scoop? Challenges in the Supply and Demand for Information on Employers, Jason Sockin and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Journal of Labor Economics 41(4): 1041-1079
Publication: Journal Articles

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Young Children, Families, and Our Economy Gain When We Invest in Early Childhood, Aaron Sojourner
Source: Rapid, May 24, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Job Characteristics and Early Experiences at Work Subpanels, Aaron Sojourner, Susan N. Houseman, Chandra Muller, Lindsey Cameron, Michael J. Handel, Erin Kelly, Jennifer Kemp, Karen Kosanovich, Daniel Kreisman, Alexandre Mas, Andreas I. Mueller, David Pedulla, Cassandra Robertson, William Rodgers, Daniel Schneider, and Jeffrey Smith
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Franchise Owners Are Colluding to Suppress Minnesota Workers’ Wages: The Legislature Can Put a Stop to It, Aaron Sojourner and Evan Starr
Source: Minnesota Reformer, March 31, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Applying Behavioral Insights to Inform Job Search: Evaluating Effects of a Behaviorally Informed Intervention on Job Search Online in West Michigan, Ariella Spitzer, Erin Welch, Greg Chojnacki, William J. Congdon, and Christopher J. O'Leary
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Shift or Shock? Long-Term Balance of Power in Labor Markets, Betsey Stevenson, Diane Swonk, and Michael Horrigan
Source: Business Economics 58: 85–96
Publication: Journal Articles

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Is Black Employment Catching Up with White Employment?, Valerie Wilson and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Econofact, September 27, 2023
Publication: Periodical Articles

2022

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Assessing the Impact of Differential Privacy on Measures of Population and Racial Residential Segregation, Brian J. Asquith, Brad J. Hershbein, Tracy A. Kugler, Shane M. Reed, Steven Ruggles, Jonathan Schroeder, Steve Yesiltepe, and David C. Van Riper
Source: Harvard Data Science Review 2022(Special Issue 2)
Publication: Journal Articles

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Is Working Longer in Jeopardy?, Lisa F. Berkman Editor and Beth C. Truesdale Editor
Source: Overtime: America's Aging Workforce and the Future of Working Longer, Lisa F. Berkman and Beth C. Truesdale, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022.
Publication: Book Chapters

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Overtime: America's Aging Workforce and the Future of Working Longer, Lisa F. Berkman Editor and Beth C. Truesdale Editor
Publication: Books

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What Is the Way Forward?, Lisa F. Berkman Editor, Beth C. Truesdale Editor, and Alexandra Mitukiewicz
Source: Overtime: America's Aging Workforce and the Future of Working Longer, Lisa F. Berkman and Beth C. Truesdale, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022.
Publication: Book Chapters

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Youth Disconnection During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mark Borgschulte and Yuci Chen
Source: Labour Economics 78: 102241
Publication: Journal Articles

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An Equilibrium Model of the Impact of Increased Public Investment in Early Childhood Education, Jonathan Borowsky, Jessica H. Brown, Elizabeth E. Davis, Chloe Gibbs, Chris M. Herbst, Aaron Sojourner, Erdal Tekin, and Matthew J. Wiswall
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Fixing Child Care: What Expanded Public Subsidies Could Mean for Children, Families, and Teachers, Jonathan Borowsky, Jessica H. Brown, Elizabeth E. Davis, Chloe Gibbs, Chris M. Herbst, Aaron Sojourner, Erdal Tekin, and Matthew J. Wiswall
Source: The Brown Center Chalkboard, June 14, 2022
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Bank Types, Inclusivity, and Payroll Protection Program Lending During COVID-19, Mark K. Cassell, Michael Schwan, and Marc Schneiberg
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Banking Deserts and the Paycheck Protection Program, Kristopher Deming and Stephan Weiler
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Part-Time Employment: Early Evidence, Marcus Dillender, Carolyn J. Heinrich, and Susan N. Houseman
Source: The Journal of Human Resources 57(4): 1394-1423
Publication: Journal Articles

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COVID-19, The New Urban Crisis, and Cities: How COVID-19 Compounds the Effects of Economic Segregation and Inequality on Metropolitan Economic Performance, Richard Florida and Todd Gabe
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Are Retirement Planning Tools Substitutes or Complements to Financial Capability?, Gopi Shah Goda, Matthew R. Levy, Colleen Flaherty Manchester, Aaron Sojourner, Joshua Tasoff, and Jiusi Xiao
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Effects of School-Based Mental Health Services on Youth Outcomes in Hennepin County, Ezra Golberstein, Irina Zainullina, Aaron Sojourner, and Mark A. Sander
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Entrepreneurial Firms and Incentives: Pre-COVID-19 Landscape and Pandemic Recovery Responses, Darrene Hackler
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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The Evolution and Landscape of Under-Resourced Communities in U.S. Metropolitan Areas, Matthew Hall, Howard Wial, and Devon Yee
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Fostering Resident-Centric Economic Development, Ellen Harpel
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Balancing Data Privacy and Usability in the Federal Statistical System, V. Joseph Hotz, Christopher R. Bollinger, Tatiana Komarova, Charles F. Manski, Robert A. Moffitt, Denis Nekipelov, Aaron Sojourner, and Bruce D. Spencer
Source: PNAS 119(31): e2104906119
Publication: Journal Articles

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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, Raffaele Saggio, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: Journal of Labor Economics 40: S469–S493
Publication: Journal Articles

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How Reliable Are Administrative Reports of Paid Work Hours?, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: Labour Economics 75: 102131
Publication: Journal Articles

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Poor Performance as a Predictable Outcome: Financing the Administration of Unemployment Insurance, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: AEA Papers and Proceedings 112: 102-106
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Racial and Spatial Impacts of the Paycheck Protection Program, T. William Lester and Matthew D. Wilson
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Broadband Use and Inclusive Prosperity in Black Communities, Karen Mossberger, Caroline Tolbert, and Bomi Lee
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Equity in Unemployment Insurance Benefit Access, Christopher J. O'Leary, William E. Spriggs, and Stephen A. Wandner
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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How Would a Permanently Refundable Child and Dependent Care Credit Affect Eligibility, Benefits, and Incentives?, Gabrielle Pepin
Source: Public Finance Review 50(1): 33-61
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Effects of Welfare Time Limits on Access to Financial Resources: Evidence from the 2010s, Gabrielle Pepin
Source: Southern Economic Journal 88(4): 1343-1372
Publication: Journal Articles

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Income Generation Through Entrepreneurship: SEED Initiative, Iliana G. Perez
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Protecting High-Risk Individuals Means Considering the Economic Cost of COVID-19, Julia Raifman and Aaron Sojourner
Source: Roosevelt Institute Blog, June 28, 2022
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Credit Availability for Minority Business Owners in an Evolving Credit Environment: Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Mark E. Schweitzer and Brett Barkley
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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When I'm 54: Working Longer Starts Younger than We Think, Beth C. Truesdale Editor, Lisa F. Berkman Editor, and Alexandra Mitukiewicz
Source: Overtime: America's Aging Workforce and the Future of Working Longer, Lisa F. Berkman and Beth C. Truesdale, eds. New York: Oxford University Press, 2022.
Publication: Book Chapters

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Monopsony in the U.S. Labor Market, Chen Yeh, Claudia Macaluso, and Brad J. Hershbein
Source: American Economic Review 112(7): 2099-2138
Publication: Journal Articles

2021

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Contract Work at Older Ages, Katharine G. Abraham, Brad J. Hershbein, and Susan N. Houseman
Source: Journal of Pension Economics & Finance 20(3): 426-447
Publication: Journal Articles

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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(1): 212–260
Publication: Journal 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 35(3): 179-180
Publication: Journal Articles

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The Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on College Enrollment and Completion, Timothy J. Bartik, Brad J. Hershbein, and Marta Lachowska
Source: The Journal of Human Resources 56(1): 269-310
Publication: Journal Articles

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College Majors and Skills: Evidence from the Universe of Online Job Ads, Steven W. Hemelt, Brad J. Hershbein, Shawn Martin, and Kevin M. Stange
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Evolving Impacts on the Labor 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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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, Raffaele Saggio, and Stephen A. Woodbury
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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Wage Posting or Wage Bargaining? A Test Using Dual Jobholders, Marta Lachowska, Alexandre Mas, Raffaele Saggio, and Stephen A. Woodbury
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(S2): 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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The Path to Free College: In Pursuit of Access, Equity, and Prosperity, Michelle Miller-Adams
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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 J. Asquith, and Brittany Bass
Source: Contemporary Economic Policy 38(3): 409-434
Publication: Journal Articles

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Effects of Job Referrals on Labor Market Outcomes in Brazil, Christopher J. O'Leary, Túlio Cravo, Ana Cristina Sierra, and Leandro Justino Veloso
Source: Economia 21(2): 157-186
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

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Nudges to Increase Completion of Welfare Applications: Experimental Evidence from Michigan, Gabrielle Pepin, Christopher J. O'Leary, and Dallas Oberlee
Source: Journal of Behavioral Public Administration 4(2): 1-8
Publication: Journal Articles

2020

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Contract Work at Older Ages, Katharine G. Abraham, Brad J. Hershbein, and Susan N. Houseman
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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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: The 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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Why COVID-19 Hit Michigan So Hard, John C. Austin and Brad J. Hershbein
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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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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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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Investments Needed to Help Localities Recover from Pandemic, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Virginia Economic Review (Second Quarter 2020): 54
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: 109612
Publication: Journal Articles

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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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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
Source: American Economic Review 110(10): 3231-3266
Publication: Journal Articles

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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