2017 Early Career Research Award (ECRA) Winners

  • Firms and Gender Wage Gap: Evidence from Brazil, Felipe Benguria, University of Kentucky
  • When Single Mothers Return to Work: Evaluating the Long-Term Impacts of Welfare Reform on Children, Tanya Byker, Middlebury College
  • SNAP Participation and Labor Supply Decisions: Evidence from Exogenous Changes in Transaction Costs to Program Participants, Pablo A. Celhay, Ponitificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
  • The Long-Term Effects of Labor Market Entry in a Recession: Evidence from the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis, Eleanor Jawon Choi, Hanyang University and Hyelim Son, University of Seoul
  • ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation and Earnings, Jeff Denning, Brigham Young University
  • The Effect of Food Stamps on Adult Labor Supply and Health Outcomes, Chloe East, University of Colorado, Denver
  • Establishment-Level Determinants of Job Quality and Wage Inequality, Eliza C. Forsythe, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Full-Day Kindergarten Expansions and Maternal Employment, Chloe R. Gibbs, University of Notre Dame
  • The Spillover Effects of Top Income Inequality, Joshua Gottlieb, University of British Columbia
  • Worksite Wellness: A Field Experiment on Participation Incentives and Selection into Worksite Wellness Programs, David Molitor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • The Role of Treatment Innovations and Employer Accommodations in Reducing Negative Labor Market Effects Among Cancer Patients, Vincent R. Pohl, University of Georgia
  • How Do Firms Respond to a Minimum Wage Hike? Ekaterina Roshchina, University of Washington
  • Labor Market Discrimination Against Homosexuals, Miguel Sarzosa, Purdue University
  • Untethering from Industry Decline: Occupation-Specific Human Capital and Labor Mobility, Daniel Tannenbaum, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • U.S. Sick Pay Mandates and Their Impact on Coverage Rates, Labor Costs, Wages, and Employment, Nicolas Ziebarth, Cornell University and Stefan Pichler, KOF Swiss Economic Institute

Learn more about the Upjohn Institute's Early Career Research Awards.