News & Events

Deadline to apply for the 2020 Dissertation Award is July 6

June 17, 2020
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.

Michael Horrigan moderates panel with BLS, BEA and Census leaders (video)

June 17, 2020
Watch Upjohn Institute President Michael Horrigan moderate a panel with Commissioner William Beach of the Bureau of Labor Statistics; Mary Bohman, Acting Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis; and Ron Jarmin, Deputy Director of the U.S. Census Bureau

A letter from Upjohn Institute President Michael Horrigan on addressing systemic racism

June 5, 2020
"We recognize the vital importance of addressing and correcting historical wrongs and are working to ensure the representation of people of color at every level within our Institute."

Michelle Miller-Adams opinion piece on tuition-free education in New York Times

May 15, 2020
"Five billion dollars may sound like a lot of money. But it is a small price to pay to improve prospects for workers and businesses alike."

Read the new issue of Employment Research

May 4, 2020
The latest issue is digital-only and available for free download

Institute announces the winners of its 2020 Early Career Research Awards

April 1, 2020
This year the Institute is awarding 15 ECRAs.

Upjohn Institute Main Campus Closed through April 13; Research Highlights Responses to Reduce Economic Fallout

March 23, 2020
UPDATE: The closure continues. Check our home page for the latest.

WMU Sichel Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, February 26 with a presentation by Rachel Connelly

February 24, 2020
"A Comparison of U.S. Parents' Time with Children by Child Gender and Family Structure"

Western Michigan University's Werner Sichel Lecture Series

November 15, 2019
Series continues on Wednesday, November 20 with a presentation by Professor Wendy Manning of Bowling Green State University.