Research Highlights

What are realistic job multipliers?

May 3, 2019 · Research Highlight
Upjohn Institute researchers show that job multipliers touted by economic development policymakers are often overstated.

Hot days hurt workers more as climate warms

April 17, 2019 · Research Highlight
Marcus Dillender finds that avoiding exposure to extreme temperatures is easier for outdoor workers when such temperatures are rare

Upjohn Institute report offers ideas to help communities build broadly-shared prosperity

March 14, 2019 · Research Highlight
Report outlines strategies that small and medium-sized cities, along with rural areas, can follow to create jobs for their residents

W.E. Upjohn Institute welcomes Bureau of Labor Statistics Associate Commissioner Michael Horrigan as its new president

March 4, 2019 · Research Highlight
Horrigan previously served as associate commissioner with the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Do sick pay mandates hurt employment and wages?

October 19, 2018 · Research Highlight

Unemployment Insurance Reform: Fixing a Broken System

September 19, 2018 · Research Highlight

Education heads off earning loss from health shocks

August 20, 2018 · Research Highlight

"But For" Percentages for Economic Development Incentives

July 31, 2018 · Research Highlight
What percentage estimates are plausible based on the research literature? Better estimates of “but for” percentages depend on developing data that quantitatively measure diverse changes in incentive policies across comparable areas.

How to fix a broken unemployment insurance system

June 19, 2018 · Research Highlight