Morris M. Kleiner

Morris M. Kleiner

Visiting Scholar

Morris M. Kleiner is a professor at the Humphrey School and the AFL-CIO Chair in Labor Policy at the University of Minnesota and a visiting scholar at the Upjohn Institute. Kleiner’s research interests focus on the analysis of institutions, such as government, business and labor organizations, in the labor market. A reknowned authority on the effects of occupational licensing on labor markets, Kleiner is the author of three books on the subject:

  • Licensing Occupations: Ensuring Quality or Restricting Competition? (Upjohn Press 2006)
  • Stages of Occupational Regulation: Analysis of Case Studies (Upjohn Press 2013)
  • Guild-Ridden Labor Markets: The Curious Case of Occupational Licensing (Upjohn Press 2015)