Research Highlights

Housing policy crucial to stem coronavirus fallout

March 25, 2020 · Research Highlight
Five areas where policymakers should act quickly to address problems in the housing market

State unemployment insurance reserves won't be enough for a recession

March 23, 2020 · Research Highlight
An average recession would cause 18 states to exhaust their unemployment insurance reserves.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance would help gig, contract, self-employed workers affected by COVID-19

March 19, 2020 · Research Highlight
DUA is normally paid to workers who lose their jobs, but do not qualify for regular UI benefits

Preserving Jobs Despite the Coronavirus: Encouraging “Labor Hoarding”

March 17, 2020 · Research Highlight
A proposal to encourage employers to maintain payrolls to reduce long-run economic damage

Upjohn Institute Main Campus to Close Temporarily; Research Highlights Responses to Reduce Economic Fallout

March 17, 2020 · Research Highlight
Upjohn Institute campus closed starting March 18

An Unemployment Insurance COVID-19 Crisis Response

March 12, 2020 · Research Highlight

Unemployment insurance reforms reduce layoffs

February 25, 2020 · Research Highlight

New apartment buildings in low-income areas decrease nearby rents

January 10, 2020 · Research Highlight
New research shows new market-rate buildings lower nearby rents 5 to 7 percent and cause more people from lower-income neighborhoods to move in.

Rent control—is the cure worse than the disease?

October 24, 2019 · Research Highlight

Making Sense Of Incentives: Taming Business Incentives to Promote Prosperity

October 11, 2019 · Research Highlight
New book provides best practices for the use of economic development incentives