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2019 Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award winners

November 5, 2019
Awardees Sydnee Caldwell, Sarah H. Bana, Giulia Giopponi

Black workers not sharing in earnings gains: New Hires Quality Index

October 31, 2019
Black workers aren't sharing earning gains: New Hires Quality Index

Institute staff participate in 2019 APPAM Fall Research Conference

October 31, 2019
Upjohn researchers contribute to six sessions

Brad Hershbein presents at Harvard Data Science Initiative conference

October 22, 2019
Upjohn Institute's Brad Hershbein presents at Harvard data conference

Minority new hires near majority: New Hires Quality Index

October 2, 2019
Share of minority hires age 25 to 54 up nearly 10 percentage points

Upjohn Institute's Tim Bartik testifies to New Jersey Senate on incentives

September 6, 2019
Other policies can be 10 times more effective

Michelle Miller-Adams pens article for Washington Monthly

August 26, 2019
"What the Free College Movement Can Learn from Kalamazoo"

Tim Bartik discusses Foxconn's incentive deal on Wisconsin Public TV's Here & Now

August 12, 2019
Renegotiating the State's offer would still lead to higher-than-normal costs per job created, he says

Morris Kleiner visits the Institute during the week of July 29

July 30, 2019
Kleiner, a professor at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School and an Institute visiting scholar, is the nation's foremost expert on occupational regulation and licensing. He presents a seminar on August 2.

Michelle Miller-Adams co-authors blog post on Brookings' "The Avenue"

July 18, 2019
How Promise programs can help former industrial communities

Tim Bartik participates in Brookings' 8th annual Municipal Finance Conference

July 16, 2019
Panel topic: Communities left behind: How to narrow the gap between prospering and stagnating communities

Deadline to apply for the 2019 Upjohn Dissertation Award is July 5

July 1, 2019
The Upjohn Institute invites submissions for its annual prize for the best PhD dissertation on employment-related issues. A first prize of $2,500 is being offered. Up to two honorable mention awards of $1,000 may also be given.

A new issue of Economic Development Quarterly is now available

June 19, 2019
The latest is a special issue on earnings and career advancement possibilities for low-wage workers