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2023

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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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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

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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

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State Tax Strategies to Reduce Care Costs, Gabrielle Pepin

2022

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The Effects of an Ellis Act Eviction on Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, Brian J. Asquith

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What Happens to Residents Evicted under California’s Ellis Act?, Brian J. Asquith

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How State Governments Can Help Distressed Places, Timothy J. Bartik

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How State Governments Can Target Job Opportunities to Distressed Places, Timothy J. Bartik

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The Economic and Business Case for Ensuring High-Quality Childcare and Preschool, Timothy J. Bartik

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The Kalamazoo Promise “Sweet 16," Summary Study Results: 16 Key Findings from 16 Years Studying The Kalamazoo Promise, Kathleen Bolter and Isabel McMullen

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Bridging Research and Practice to Achieve Community Prosperity, Kathleen Bolter, Michelle Miller-Adams, Timothy J. Bartik, Brad J. Hershbein, Kyle Huisman, Bridget F. Timmeney, Brian J. Asquith, Gabrielle Pepin, Lee Adams, Jessica Brown, Gerrit Anderson, and Allison Colosky

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

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Place-Based Consequences of Person-Based Transfers, Brad J. Hershbein and Bryan A. Stuart

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Place-Based Consequences of Person-Based Transfers: Evidence from Recessions, Brad J. Hershbein and Bryan A. Stuart

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The Free College Handbook: A Practitioner’s Guide to Promise Research, Michelle Miller-Adams, Co-Editor; Jennifer Iriti, Co-Editor; Meredith S. Billings; Celeste K. Carruthers; Gresham D. Collum; Denisa Gándara; Douglas N. Harris; Brad J. Hershbein; Amy Li; Danielle Lowry; Lindsay C. Page; and Bridget F. Timmeney

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Promise Program Design for Equity Outcomes: A Landscape Survey, Michelle Miller-Adams and Isabel McMullen

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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

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South Haven Community Health Assessment, Jim Robey, George Erickcek, Kathleen Bolter, Gerrit Anderson, and Emily Boyle

2021

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Housing Supply Dynamics under Rent Control: What Can Evictions Tell Us?, Brian J. Asquith

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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

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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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Policy Versus Luck in Pittsburgh and Cleveland’s Economies, Timothy J. Bartik
Source: Economic Development Quarterly 35(3): 179-180

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Comments on Three Papers on Labor Market Effects of Opportunity Zones, Timothy J. Bartik

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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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How Long-Run Effects of Local Demand Shocks on Employment Rates Vary with Local Labor Market Distress, Timothy J. Bartik

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Job Creation Policies Can Raise Local Employment Rates, Especially for Distressed Communities, Timothy J. Bartik

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Job Creation Policies Can Raise Local Employment Rates, Especially for Distressed Communities, Timothy J. Bartik

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Measuring Local Job Distress, Timothy J. Bartik

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Place-Based Jobs Policies: We Need to Boost Employment Rates in Distressed Places, But: One Size Does NOT Fit All, Timothy J. Bartik

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

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The Challenges of Incentive Evaluation in a Time of Pandemic Recession & Recovery, Timothy J. Bartik

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The Prescription: Fiscal Policy for the COVID-19 Economy with Tim Bartik, Timothy J. Bartik

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Urban/Rural Divide: A Call for Action, Timothy J. Bartik, Era Dabla-Norris, Martin Mühleisen, Andrés Rodriguez-Pose, and Dr. Nicole Goldin

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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

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Economic Costs and Benefits of Tuition-Free College in Illinois, Timothy J. Bartik, Michelle Miller-Adams, Brian Pittelko, and Bridget F. Timmeney

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Economic Benefits and Costs of Tuition-Free College in Illinois, Timothy J. Bartik, Michelle Miller-Adams, Brian Pittelko, and Bridget F. Timmeney

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Automation Workforce Productivity. How Illinois Manufacturers are Adopting Advanced Technologies: An Insight Report on Automation, Workforce, and Productivity, Kathleen Bolter, Nicholas Martens, Kenneth Voytek, and Jim Robey

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Community Health Assessment: Kalamazoo, Kathleen Bolter, Jim Robey, and Gerrit Anderson

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Community Health Assessment: Van Buren County, Kathleen Bolter, Jim Robey, and Gerrit Anderson

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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 (July 2021)

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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 (September 2020)

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Place-Based Consequences of Person-Based Transfers, Brad J. Hershbein

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Beyond Degrees: Longer Term Outcomes of the Kalamazoo Promise, Brad J. Hershbein, Isabel McMullen, Brian Pittelko, and Bridget F. Timmeney

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The Road to Economic Recovery Runs Through Affordable Higher Education: Preview of Research on the Workforce Outcomes of Community-Based Promise Programs, Brad J. Hershbein and Michelle Miller-Adams

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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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Beyond Degrees: The Kalamazoo Promise and Workforce Outcomes, Isabel McMullen and Brad J. Hershbein

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Beyond Degrees: The Kalamazoo Promise and Workforce Outcomes, Isabel McMullen and Brad J. Hershbein

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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

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A Moment of Opportunity: Strategies for Inclusive Economic Growth, Michelle Miller-Adams, Timothy J. Bartik, and Brad J. Hershbein

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Estimated Cost of Tuition-Free College in Illinois, Michelle Miller-Adams, Brian Pittelko, and Bridget F. Timmeney

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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

2020

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Social Capital Determinants and Labor Market Networks, Brian J. Asquith, Judith K. Hellerstein, Mark J. Kutzbach, and David Neumark

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Supply Shock versus Demand Shock: The Local Effects of New Housing in Low-Income Areas, Brian J. Asquith, Evan Mast, and Davin Reed

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Supply Shock versus Demand Shock: The Local Effects of New Housing in Low-Income Areas, Brian J. Asquith, Evan Mast, and Davin Reed

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Why COVID-19 Hit Michigan So Hard, John C. Austin and Brad J. Hershbein

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5 Big Ideas in Inequality: Good Jobs - V, Timothy J. Bartik

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Bringing Jobs To People: Improving Local Economic Development Policies, Timothy J. Bartik

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Broadening Place-Based Jobs Policies: How to Both Target Job Creation and Broaden its Reach, Timothy J. Bartik

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

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

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Place-Based Policy: An Essay in Two Parts, Timothy J. Bartik

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

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Reviving Distressed Communities, Timothy J. Bartik

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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

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The Aftermath of the Pandemic Recession: The Role of Economic Development Policy, Timothy J. Bartik

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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

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How Communities Can Connect Economic and Skills Development, Timothy J. Bartik, Brad J. Hershbein, and Michelle Miller-Adams

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Investing in Community: A Playbook for Connecting Economic and Skills Development, Timothy J. Bartik, Brad J. Hershbein, Michelle Miller-Adams, Lee Adams, Amy Meyers, and Bridget F. Timmeney

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Research for Equity in Recovery II: Place-Based Strategies, Timothy J. Bartik, Simon Johnson, Mark Muro, and Susan Wachter

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Special Briefing on COVID-19: Unemployment, and State and Local Fiscal Consequences, Timothy J. Bartik, Marcia Van Wagner, Matt Fabian, William Glasgall, and Susan Wachter

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Research for Equity in Recovery III: Small Businesses, Marianne Bertrand, Chi Mac, Maurice A. Jones, and Timothy J. Bartik

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Agglomeration Economies: A Literature Review, Kathleen Bolter and Jim Robey

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The Enduring Local Harm from Recessions, Brad J. Hershbein and Bryan A. Stuart

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The Enduring Local Harm from Recessions, Brad J. Hershbein and Bryan A. Stuart

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The Evolution of Local Labor Markets After Recessions, Brad J. Hershbein and Bryan A. Stuart

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Year Three Report: Evaluating the Kansas City Scholars College Scholarship Program, Kevin Hollenbeck, Bridget F. Timmeney, Brad J. Hershbein, and Shane M. Reed

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Research for Equity in Recovery I: How Job Training Matters, Harry J. Holzer, Steven J. Davis, Michelle Miller-Adams, and Theresa Singleton

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Warding Off Development: Local Control, Housing Supply, and NIMBYs, Evan Mast

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Warding Off Development: Local Control, Housing Supply, and NIMBYs, Evan Mast

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The Promise Landscape in Michigan, Michelle Miller-Adams

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tnAchieves from a National Perspective, Michelle Miller-Adams, Martha Kanter, Celeste Carruthers, Krissy DeAlejandro, and Graham Thomas

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Nudges to Increase Completion of Welfare Applications, Christopher J. O'Leary, Dallas Oberlee, and Gabrielle Pepin

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Effects of Welfare Time Limits, Gabrielle Pepin

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Tax Credits for Child Care Increase Take Up and May Help More Mothers Work, Gabrielle Pepin

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Tax Credits for Child Care Increase Take-Up and May Help More Mothers Work, Gabrielle Pepin

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The Effects of Child Care Subsidies on Paid Child Care Participation and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Child and Dependent Care Credit, Gabrielle Pepin

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The Effects of Welfare Time Limits on Access to Financial Resources: Evidence from the 2010s, Gabrielle Pepin

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Assessing Community Needs: City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio, Jim Robey, Stephen Biddle, Don Edgerly, Marie Holler, Brian Pittelko, Claudette Robey, Kathleen Bolter, and Tom Schorgl

2019

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Evaluation of Per Scholas as an Employee Recruiting Tool for Businesses, Lee Adams, Jing Cai, Janelle Grant, Brad J. Hershbein, and Bridget F. Timmeney

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Can Antipoverty Policies Change Neighborhood Outcomes in the Long Run?, Brian J. Asquith

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Do Rent Increases Reduce the Housing Supply under Rent Control? Evidence from Evictions in San Francisco, Brian J. Asquith

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Rent Control - Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease?, Brian J. Asquith

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Rent Control‒Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease?, Brian J. Asquith

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Supply Shock Versus Demand Shock: The Local Effects of New Housing in Low-Income Areas, Brian J. Asquith, Evan Mast, and Davin Reed

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Place-Based Jobs Policies, Timothy J. Bartik

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Rethinking State Economic Development Strategies: Or, How to Maximize Benefits for State Residents’ Earnings Per Capita, Timothy J. Bartik