Marta Lachowska

Marta Lachowska completed her PhD in economics at Stockholm University in 2010. Lachowska has research interests in labor economics, economics of social insurance, and economics of education. Her work has been published in the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Human Resources, Labour Economics, and Oxford Economic Papers, among others. She has been the PI or co-PI of several investigator-initiated grants, including projects funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, the William T. Grant Foundation, and the Washington Center for Equitable Growth. 

Research Highlights

Higher-wage workers can bargain for more pay, others more likely to quit

January 11, 2022 · Research Highlight
Getting a raise in a secondary job can lead to better pay at the primary job, but only for higher-wage workers.

Upjohn Institute staff presenting at 2022 ASSA conference

January 6, 2022 · Research Highlight
The conference was held remotely Jan. 7-9

How Will This Recession Be Different?

May 15, 2020 · Research Highlight

UI research highlights from 2015

December 24, 2015 · Research Highlight

The effect of income on subjective well-being

November 3, 2015 · Research Highlight

Kalamazoo Promise boosts college completion

June 25, 2015 · Research Highlight