Upjohn economists participate in 2019 Society of Labor Economists annual conference
Senior economists Stephen Woodbury and Marcus Dillender present papers
Michelle Miller-Adams discusses the challenges facing the Kalamazoo Promise on Michigan Public Radio
Program looks to increase graduation rate of recipients
Noah Smith references work by Tim Bartik in column titled "Trump Can Do a Lot More to Help Manufacturing"
Column appears on Bloomberg Opinion on April 29.
Daniel Kreisman, Georgia State University, presents a seminar on Friday, April 26
Professor Kreisman to present his paper "Labor Market Signaling and the Value of College: Evidence from Resumes and the Truth."
WMU Sichel Lecture Series concludes Wednesday, April 17
2018-2019 Western Michigan University's Werner Sichel Lecture Series concludes with a presentation by Steven Davis of the University of Chicago.
Michael Handel, Northeastern University, presents a semiar on April 17
Title of the seminar is "Understanding Job Skill Requirements: An Explicit Scaling Approach"
Tim Bartik and Michelle Miller-Adams discuss how communities can foster economic growth
Institute staff members Tim Bartik and Michelle Miller-Adams discuss the findings of a new Upjohn Institute report on WMUK's SouthSouthwest program.
Domenico Giannone presents the next WMU Sichel Series lecture on April 3
On April 3, Domenico Giannone, assistant vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, presents the next lecture in Western Michigan University's Sichel Lecture Series. Giannone's talk is titled "Nowcasting and Forecasting with Big Data."
WMU Sichel Lecture Series resumes on March 27 with a presentation by Chiara Scotti
Western Michigan University's Sichel Lecture Series resumes on Wednesday, March 27 with a presentation by Chiara Scotti, assistant director in the Division of Financial Stability, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Scotti's talk is titled “Real Time Measurement of Business Conditions, Surprises and Uncertainty.”
Nate Baum-Snow, University of Toronto, Visits The Institute to Present a Seminar on Thursday, February 28
Nate Baum-Snow presents a seminar at the Institute on Thursday, February 28.
Tim Bartik comments in NYT article on Foxconn's new plans for its Wisconsin facility
Bartik explains how the State of Wisconsin may still be on the hook for part of the incentives offered to Foxconn, even though the electronics giant may not be creating as many jobs as initially promised. Bartik concludes the article by saying "[It could mean that] this project will end up mostly being a R&D operation in Madison, with a much smaller factory in southeast Wisconsin."