Research Highlights

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.

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