What are realistic job multipliers?
Upjohn Institute researchers show that job multipliers touted by economic development policymakers are often overstated.
Hot days hurt workers more as climate warms
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
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
Horrigan previously served as associate commissioner with the Bureau of Labor Statistics
"But For" Percentages for Economic Development Incentives
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.