Research Highlights

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

Workforce programs have blind spot for nontraditional jobs: report

October 9, 2019 · Research Highlight
Training programs may overlook nontraditional workers

Smart targeting of jobs at distressed places offers cost-effective, lasting effects

August 26, 2019 · Research Highlight
A new paper finds that targeting jobs at distressed places can boost national and state economies.

3rd IZA Labor Statistics Workshop: Contract Work

July 19, 2019 · Research Highlight

New construction makes homes more affordable—even for those who can't afford the new units

July 5, 2019 · Research Highlight
New market-rate housing can lower housing costs in neighborhoods across a metro area

New research debunks popular notions about multiple jobholding

June 10, 2019 · Research Highlight
New research debunks popular notions about multiple jobholding.

Earned Income Tax Credit reduces poverty over the long term in disadvantaged areas

June 6, 2019 · Research Highlight
New research shows long-term benefits of antipoverty policies in areas of concentrated poverty.

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.