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Workplace:McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University, (more information at EDIRC)
Urban Institute, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2013

  1. Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2008

  1. Living Wage Laws: How Much Do (Can) They Matter?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  2. Workforce Development as an Antipoverty Strategy: What Do We Know? What Should We Do?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Collateral Costs: The Effects of Incarceration on the Employment and Earnings of Young Workers
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Temporary Help Agencies and the Advancement Prospects of Low Earners
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Chapter (2009)

2001

  1. Job Performance and Retention Among Welfare Recipients
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (12)
  2. Trends in Employment Outcomes of Young Black Men, 1979-2000
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (2)
  3. Why Are Black Employers More Likely to Hire African Americans than White Employers?
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research
  4. Will Employers Hire Ex-Offenders? Employer Preferences, Background Checks, and Their Determinants
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (8)

2000

  1. Employer Demand for Welfare Recipients By Race
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (4)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2003)

1999

  1. Assessing Affirmative Action
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2000)
  2. Job Change and Job Stability Among Less-Skilled Young Workers
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (5)
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research (1999) View citations (7)

1998

  1. Employer Demand for Welfare Recipients and the Business Cycle: Evidence From Recent Employer Surveys
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (1)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads
  2. What Does Affirmative Action Do?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (1)

1996

  1. Are Affirmative Action Hires Less Qualified? Evidence from Employer-Employee Data on New Hires
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1999)
  2. Demand Shifts, Population Adjustments, and Labor Market Outcomes during the 1980s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2000)

1991

  1. Industrial Shifts, Skills Levels, and the Labor Market for White and Black Males
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1993)

1990

  1. Asymmetries and Rigidities in Wage Adjustments by Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1993)
  2. Job Vacancy Rates in the Firm: An Empirical Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economica (1994)

1989

  1. Employment, Unemployment and Demand Shifts in Local Labor Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1991)
  2. Wages, Employer Costs, and Employee Performance in the Firm
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1988

  1. Job Queues and Wages: New Evidence on the Minimum Wage and Inter-Industry Wage Structure
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Structural/Frictional and Demand-Deficient Unemployment in Local Labor Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Determinants of Employee Productivity and Earnings: Some New Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

1987

  1. Hiring Procedures in the Firm: Their Economic Determinants and Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (38)

1986

  1. Employed and Unemployed Job Search: A Comparison of Choices and Outcomes among Youth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Informal Job Search and Black Youth Unemployment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1987)
  3. Search Method Use by Unemployed Youth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1988)

1984

  1. Black Youth Nonemployment: Duration and Job Search
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (1986)
  2. On the Rationality of Black Youth Unemployment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1981

  1. The Impact of Unions on the Labor Market for White and Minority Youth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

Undated

  1. Are Jobs Available for Disadvantaged Workers in Urban Areas?
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Are Suburban Firms More Likely to Discriminate Against African Americans?
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2000)
  3. Black Applicants, Black Employees, and Urban Labor Market Policy
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Urban Economics (2000)
  4. Customer Discrimination and Employment Outcomes for Minority Workers
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Employer Demand, AFDC Recipients, and Labor Market Policy
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Employer hiring decisions and antidiscrimination policy
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Employer skill needs and labor market outcome by race and gender
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads
  8. Spatial factors and the employment of blacks at the firm level
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in New England Economic Review (1996)
  9. Structural changes, employment outcomes, and population adjustments among whites and blacks: 1980-1990
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (2)
  10. Why do small establishments hire fewer blacks than large ones
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (16)
  11. Will Employers Hire Welfare Recipients? Recent Survey Evidence from Michigan
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (7)
  12. Within Cities and Suburbs: Racial Residential Concentration and the Spatial Distribution of Employment Opportunities across Submetropolitan Areas
    Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Papers, University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty Downloads View citations (12)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Should the earned income tax credit rise for childless adults?
    IZA World of Labor, 2015, 184 Downloads

2006

  1. Employers in the Boom: How Did the Hiring of Less-Skilled Workers Change during the 1990s?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88, (2), 283-299 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Perceived Criminality, Criminal Background Checks, and the Racial Hiring Practices of Employers
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49, (2), 451-80 Downloads View citations (30)

2003

  1. Employer Demand for Welfare Recipients by Race
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (1), 210-241 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2000

  1. Are Suburban Firms More Likely to Discriminate against African-Americans?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2000, 48, (3), 485-508 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper
  2. Assessing Affirmative Action
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2000, 38, (3), 483-568 Downloads View citations (109)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. Black Applicants, Black Employees, and Urban Labor Market Policy
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2000, 48, (3), 365-387 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper
  4. Demand Shifts, Population Adjustments, and Labor Market Outcomes during the 1980s
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2000, 18, (1), 20-54 Downloads View citations (147)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1999

  1. Are Affirmative Action Hires Less Qualified? Evidence from Employer-Employee Data on New Hires
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1999, 17, (3), 534-69 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1996

  1. Spatial factors and the employment of blacks at the firm level
    New England Economic Review, 1996, (May), 65-86 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper

1994

  1. Job Vacancy Rates in the Firm: An Empirical Analysis
    Economica, 1994, 61, (241), 17-36 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. Work, Search, and Travel among White and Black Youth
    Journal of Urban Economics, 1994, 35, (3), 320-345 Downloads View citations (63)

1993

  1. Asymmetries and Rigidities in Wage Adjustments by Firms
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (3), 397-408 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. Industrial Shifts, Skills Levels, and the Labor Market for White and Black Males
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 75, (3), 387-96 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Employment, Unemployment and Demand Shifts in Local Labor Markets
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 73, (1), 25-32 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

1988

  1. Search Method Use by Unemployed Youth
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1988, 6, (1), 1-20 Downloads View citations (226)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1987

  1. Informal Job Search and Black Youth Unemployment
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (3), 446-52 Downloads View citations (127)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

Books

1986

  1. The Black Youth Employment Crisis
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (22)

Chapters

2009

  1. Temporary Help Agencies and the Advancement Prospects of Low Earners
    A chapter in Studies of Labor Market Intermediation, 2009, pp 373-398 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

1986

  1. Black Youth Nonemployment: Duration and Job Search
    A chapter in The Black Youth Employment Crisis, 1986, pp 23-73 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1984)
  2. The Black Youth Employment Crisis: Summary of Findings
    A chapter in The Black Youth Employment Crisis, 1986, pp 3-20 Downloads View citations (11)
 
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