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2024

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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

2023

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

2022

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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

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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

2021

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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

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Early Childhood Programs are Key to a Stronger Michigan Post-COVID, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Bridge Michigan, March 12, 2021

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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

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Rethinking Tax Incentives, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Perspectives on Work 22: 62-64

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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

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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

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Child Care Tax Credit Can End No-Win Choice for Working Parents, Gabrielle Pepin
Source: The Hill, March 30, 2021

2020

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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

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Have We Reached Foxconn Level 5?, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Site Selection magazine, November 2018

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

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Tuition-Free College Plan is Smart Investment in Michigan’s Future, Michelle Miller-Adams
Source: Bridge Michigan, May 1, 2020

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We Need Tuition-Free College. For Adults., Michelle Miller-Adams
Source: The New York Times, May 14, 2020

2019

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What the Free College Movement Can Learn from Kalamazoo, Michelle Miller-Adams
Source: Washington Monthly, August 23, 2019

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How Promise Programs Can Help Former Industrial Communities, Michelle Miller-Adams and John C. Austin
Source: The Avenue, July 18, 2019

2018

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

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Don’t Dismiss the Value of Free-College Programs. They Do Help Low-Income Students., Sara Goldrick-Rab and Michelle Miller-Adams
Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 7, 2018

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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

2017

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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.

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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

2016

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

2014

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The Economic Payoffs of Early Childhood Education, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Family Focus on Early Childhood (Summer 2014): F3-4

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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)(2014): 5-16. English prepublication version

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Full Employment Requires Job Growth in Manufacturing, Reduction in Trade Deficit | Commentary, Susan N. Houseman and Dean Baker
Source: CQ Roll Call, April 2, 2014

2013

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U.S. Employment Outlook for 2013, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 11(2)(2013): 4-14. English prepublication version

2011

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When will US Employment Recover from the Great Recession?, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 9(2): 4-12. English prepublication version

2010

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Did Mass Privatisation Really Increase Post-Communist Mortality?, John S. Earle and Scott G. Gehlbach
Source: The Lancet 375(9712): 372

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Staying the Course: U.S. Employment Strategy during the Great Recession, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 8(4) (2010): 5-15. English prepublication version

2009

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Comment on Edlin and Phelps: A Better Employer Wage Subsidy, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: The Economists' Voice 6(9): 1-2

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Viewpoint: Report Only Covered Direct Jobs Created by Federal Stimulus, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Kalamazoo (MI) Gazette, November 30, 2009: A: 13

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Does Privatisation Kill?, John S. Earle
Source: Royal Economic Society Newsletter 145 (April 2009): 12-13

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Mass Privatisation and Mortality, John S. Earle
Source: Lancet 373(9671): 1247

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Privatisation and Mortality, John S. Earle
Source: Economist 390(8619) (February 21, 2009): 14

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The Obama's Administration Likely Changes in U.S. Employment Policy, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 7(1): 4-11. English prepublication version

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U.S. Training and Re-Training Programs in the Economic Crisis, Randall W. Eberts
Source: International Labor Brief 7(8): 4-12. English prepublication version

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What the Obama Administration is Trying to do to Foster Good Quality Jobs, Randall W. Eberts
Source: CFE Insight 6 (2009): 5-6

2007

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Introduction to the Special Issue: Transportation Investment and Economic Development, Cletus C. Coughlin, Randall W. Eberts, Brian W. Sloboda, and Vincent W. Yao
Source: The Annals of Regional Science 42(3): 501-503

2006

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Michigan's Economic Competitiveness and Public Policy, Timothy J. Bartik, George A. Erickcek, Wei-Jang Huang, and Brad R. Watts
Source: State Tax Notes 42(5) (October 30, 2006): 297-319

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Does Temporary Agency Employment Offer a Way Out of Poverty?, Susan N. Houseman and David H. Autor
Source: Focus 24(3): 1-7

2005

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Economic Reforms and Productivity-Enhancing Reallocation in Ukraine and Russia, J. David Brown and John S. Earle
Source: Beyond Transition. The Newsletter About Reforming Economies 16(3): 10

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What Makes Small Firms Grow? Evidence from Romania, J. David Brown, John S. Earle, and Dana Lup
Source: Beyond Transition: The Newsletter About Reforming Economies 16(1): 14-15

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Preparing a Local Fiscal Benefit-Cost Analysis, George A. Erickcek
Source: IQ Report 37(3): [3]-15

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Benefit Adequacy in U.S. Workers' Compensation Programs, H. Allan Hunt
Source: Workers' Compensation Policy Review 5(2): 9-14

2002

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Poverty, Jobs, and Subsidized Employment, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Challenge 45(3): 100-111

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The Role of Temporary Employment Agencies in Welfare to Work: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?, Susan N. Houseman and David H. Autor
Source: Focus 22(1): 63-70

2001

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Labor Demand Policies, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: CLASP Update: A CLASP Report on Welfare Reform Developments. Washington, DC: Center for Law and Social Policy (July 2001): 1-3

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Mobility of Russian Workers Raises Productivity: New Research on Job Creation and Destruction, J. David Brown and John S. Earle
Source: Transition Newsletter 12(3): 42-43

1999

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Disability Management Perspectives: Developing Accommodating Work Environments through Disability Management, Rochelle Virginia Habeck and H. Allan Hunt
Source: American Rehabilitation 25(1): 18-25

1997

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Profiling and Referral to Services of the Long-Term Unemployed: Experiences and Lessons from Several Countries, Randall W. Eberts and Christopher J. O'Leary
Source: Employment Observatory, MISEP Policies 60 (Winter 1997): 32-39

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Disability Prevention and Management of Occupational Trauma and Disease: A North American Perspective, H. Allan Hunt
Source: Safety Science Monitor 1(2) (1997): 1-17

1996

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Eight Issues for Policy Toward Economic Development Incentives, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: The Region [special issue entitled The Economic War Among the States] 10 (June 1996): 43-46

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Bridging the Gap, Kevin M. Hollenbeck
Source: Education Vital Signs, A Supplement to The American School Board Journal 183(12): 35

1993

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Job Security in America: A Better Approach, Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
Source: The Brookings Review 11(3): 34-35

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Successful Initiatives for Disability Prevention: Site Visits Provide Practical Suggestions for Employers, Rochelle Virginia Habeck and H. Allan Hunt
Source: On Workers' Compensation 3: 140-141, 150

1991

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The Stagnant Fringe, Daniel S. Hamermesh and Stephen A. Woodbury
Source: Academe 77(3): 13-17

1989

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Differences in Workers' Compensation Experience among Michigan Employers, Rochelle V. Habeck, H. Allan Hunt, Michael J. Leahy, and Edward M. Welch
Source: IAIABC Journal (Summer 1989): 13-17

1987

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Technological Change and Employment: Fears and Reality, H. Allan Hunt
Source: Looking Ahead X (Summer 1987): 1-5

1982

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UI Fund Insolvency and Debt in Michigan, Saul J. Blaustein
Source: The Michigan Economy 1 (November 1982): 1-3, 6-8