WEfocus series

The Upjohn Press’s WEfocus series of "short books" are authored by noted experts who provide concise discussions of a range of important labor market issues along with the programs and policy recommendations that address those issues. Books in this series are available as free PDF downloads or as low-cost paperbacks.

Currently available

Unemployment Insurance Reform: Fixing a Broken System

Stephen A. Wandner, ed.

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Lessons Learned from Public Workforce Program Experiments

Stephen A. Wandner, ed.

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Workers' Compensation: Analysis for Its Second Century

H. Allan Hunt and Marcus Dillender

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Extending Work Life: Can Employers Adapt When Employees Want to Delay Retirement?

Robert Clark and Melinda Sandler Morrill

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Sustaining Social Security in an Era of Population Aging

John A. Turner

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Surviving Job Loss: Papermakers in Maine and Minnesota

Kenneth A. Root and Rosemarie J. Park

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Guild-Ridden Labor Markets: The Curious Case of Occupational Licensing

Morris M. Kleiner

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Promise Nation: Transforming Communities through Place-Based Scholarships

Michelle Miller-Adams

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Privatizing Railroad Retirement

Steven A. Sass
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From Preschool to Prosperity: The Economic Payoff to Early Childhood Education

Timothy J. Bartik
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The New Scarlet Letter? Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record

Steven Raphael
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NOTE: Orders must be placed by Monday, December 17 to receive shipment before the end of the year. Orders placed after the 17th will be fulfilled the first week of January 2019.