Research Highlights

11.7.17 New! - Promise Program Database
10.12.17 New Hires Quality Index
10.5.17 We pose five questions to Charles Ballard on "The Fall and Rise of Income Equality in the United States"
9.19.17 English skills are key for immigrants getting health insurance coverage
8.31.17 Outreach campaigns boost awareness of work-sharing program
8.22.17 Does Increased Access to Health Insurance Impact Claims for Workers' Compensation?
8.7.17 Workforce programs not closing the jobs gap for veterans
7.20.17 Research on job effects of taxing and spending can tip states’ budget math
7.14.17 Dynamic Responses to Labor Demand Shocks
6.29.17 Value of infrastructure investments may be double what was previously thought
6.15.17 Study confirms that childhood poverty limits the educational attainment of high-ability children
5.25.17 Who Wins in an Energy Boom? Evidence from Wage Rates and Housing
5.17.17 NAFTA and the Gender Wage Gap
5.2.17 Workers' Compensation: Analysis for Its Second Century
4.18.17 The Employment Service and Unemployment Insurance: A partnership that merits fostering
4.3.17 Additional financial aid helps university seniors graduate sooner
3.7.17 New database and report reveal how much states spend on incentives to entice businesses
2.23.17 Does technology pose a risk to low-wage workers?
2.8.17 Can Employers Adapt When Workers Want to Delay Retirement?
1.20.17 How Did Employee Ownership Firms Weather the Last Two Recessions?
12.16.16 The Effect of Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Laws on Labor Market Outcomes and Health Care Utilization
11.22.16 The potential effects of the ACA on disability insurance and workers' comp programs
11.8.16 Putting short-time compensation to work
10.26.16 The UI work test improves employment outcomes of permanent job losers
10.10.16 Is American Manufacturing in Decline?
9.27.16 Licensing restrictions lead to border battles for top talent in teaching, other professions
9.12.16 For lifetime earnings, college helps, but more if you didn't grow up poor
9.1.16 How can Social Security be preserved for future generations?
8.16.16 Does increasing the minimum wage lead to higher prices?
8.3.16 Do recessions accelerate the adoption of technology and offshoring?
7.11.16 Evidence shows that the ACA is pushing a subset of U.S. workers into involuntary part-time jobs
6.20.16 How an email nudge helped unemployed workers jump-start their job hunt
6.7.16 Under welfare reform, single moms gained work experience, but not higher wages or better jobs
6.6.16 School construction spending shows little effect on student achievement
5.25.16 Is our Unemployment Insurance system recession-ready?
5.10.16 Can the arts help revitalize declining Rust Belt cities?
4.26.16 Domestic Outsourcing in the United States: A Research Agenda to Assess Trends and Effects on Job Quality
4.11.16 New research shows high rates of financial return for Kalamazoo Promise
3.28.16 Do retention bonuses work? Evidence from the U.S. Air Force
3.21.16 Do household consumption patterns change at retirement?
3.4.16 College grads earn less if they grew up poor
2.23.16 Panel discussion focuses on the current state of research on pre-K
2.17.16 When nurses leave nursing homes, patient care suffers even more than suspected
2.3.16 Do states that produce more college grads manage to keep them?
1.22.16 Domestic outsourcing leads to lower wages and rising wage inequality in Germany
1.14.16 New research identifies four common patterns of mothers’ work in the U.S.
12.24.15 When surveys aren’t enough: evidence-based policy decisions require administrative data
12.24.15 UI research highlights from 2015
12.10.15 Research shows place-based scholarship programs reduce out-migration
12.3.15 When are economic development incentives most likely to have the biggest payoff for state economies?
11.24.15 Does paid sick leave lead to healthier employees?
11.16.15 Non-tax incentives for business growth promote capital investment over jobs
11.3.15 The effect of income on subjective well-being
10.21.15 Mapping the Promise Nation and its impact
10.12.15 Where is the shared prosperity?
10.6.15 What happens when more low-earning workers become eligible for UI?
9.24.15 Evidence builds on the value of apprenticeships
9.15.15 New study shows combined federal-local EITC reduces poverty
9.4.15 Are Teachers’ Expectations for Students Systematically Biased?
8.25.15 Could the ACA reduce workers’ compensation expenses?
8.11.15 How much would people save if there were no Social Security?
8.10.15 From Research to Practice: Prisoner Re-Entry
7.28.15 Special UI at 80 feature: How SNAP and UI interacted during the Great Recession
7.9.15 Special UI at 80 feature: Stopping layoffs before they start
6.25.15 Kalamazoo Promise boosts college completion
6.17.15 For 80 years, helping workers while boosting the economy
5.27.15 New report calls for changes in how Michigan finances K-12 education
5.12.15 When economies do not adjust the way economists expect
4.27.15 How sectoral initiatives can help opportunity youth find careers
4.17.15 Improving workforce programs for older workers
4.2.15 Job-creation incentives work best where unemployment is high
3.30.15 States can reduce school district free-riding in teacher pensions
3.16.15 How to help U.S. trade policy create jobs at home
3.2.15 NCLB prompted increased teacher attendance
2.16.15 Measuring the effects of offshoring
1.31.15 What we really know (and don’t) about student debt
1.13.15 How to make a college promise: lessons from Kalamazoo
12.15.14 Upjohn Institute study links talent development to local engagement
10.20.14 Study suggests collaboration among local workforce entities facilitates job growth
9.12.14 The Job Search Intensity Supply Curve: How Labor Market Conditions Affect Job Search Effort
9.9.14 Fed symposium addresses labor market woes
8.25.14 More prisoners likely to see early release. Then what?
8.8.14 Economic development recommendations that focus on the “working poor”: lessons from Waco
7.23.14 New workforce development bill emphasizes evidence-based system
7.11.14 More grads attend public four-year colleges due to the Kalamazoo Promise
6.9.14 What will be the impact of the increase in Michigan's minimum wage?
5.28.14 Upjohn Institute College Earnings Tool
5.22.14 What explains women’s decreasing employment rate?
5.8.14 Paper estimates benefits to Tulsa, Oklahoma’s universal pre-K program
4.23.14 Manufacturing (and its workers) not doing “great”
4.16.14 What can we learn from the Kalamazoo Promise?
4.4.14 Do people stay married for financial reasons?
3.21.14 Veterans and disabled individuals lag in employment gains
3.11.14 A Second Look at Enrollment Changes after the Kalamazoo Promise
2.27.14 BLS to cut export price program – key to measuring GDP, productivity
2.25.14 The Effects of Doubling Instruction Efforts on Middle School Students’ Achievement
2.15.14 The economic benefits of faster local job growth are large, especially in economically distressed communities
2.5.14 Growing income inequality and the minimum wage
1.15.14 Emphasis should be on job creation in 2014

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