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Homepage:http://harrisschool.uchicago.edu/faculty/web-pages/bruce-meyer.asp
Workplace:Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Northwestern University / University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research, University of Chicago, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2017

  1. Consumption and Income Inequality in the U.S. Since the 1960s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in AEI Economics Working Papers, American Enterprise Institute (2017) Downloads

2015

  1. Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Household Surveys in Crisis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2015)
  3. Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income: Implications for Poverty, Program Effectiveness and Holes in the Safety Net
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (2015) Downloads View citations (8)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (6)
    AEI Economics Working Papers, American Enterprise Institute (2015) Downloads View citations (6)

2014

  1. Misclassification in Binary Choice Models
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago (2006) Downloads

    See also Chapter (2016)
  2. Winning the War: Poverty from the Great Society to the Great Recession
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Medicaid Eligibility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2013)

2011

  1. Consumption and Income Poverty over the Business Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Errors in Survey Reporting and Imputation and Their Effects on Estimates of Food Stamp Program Participation
    Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies Downloads View citations (10)

2010

  1. Five Decades of Consumption and Income Proverty
    Working Papers, Becker Friedman Institute for Research In Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (16)
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago (2009) Downloads View citations (9)

2009

  1. The Effects of the EITC and Recent Reform
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
  2. The Under-Reporting of Transfers in Household Surveys: Its Nature and Consequences
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (55)
    Also in Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago (2009) Downloads View citations (27)
  3. Using Two-Sample Methods to Correct for Reporting Bias in Surveys
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads

2008

  1. Reporting Bias in Studies of the Food Stamp Program
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
  2. The US earned income tax credit, its effects, and possible reforms
    Working Paper Series, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago (2007) Downloads

2007

  1. Consumption and Income Poverty for those 65 and Over
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
  2. Further Results on Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Quasi-Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Unemployment Insurance from New York State
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (14)

2006

  1. Consumption, Income, and Material Well-Being After Welfare Reform
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Health Care Safety Net and Crowd-Out of Private Health Insurance
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Three Decades of Consumption and Income Poverty
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Unemployment Insurance Tax Burdens and Benefits: Funding Family Leave and Reforming the Payroll Tax
    Working Papers, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in National Tax Journal (2006)

2004

  1. Structural Labor Supply Models when Budget Constraints are Nonlinear
    Econometric Society 2004 North American Winter Meetings, Econometric Society View citations (15)

2003

  1. Measuring the Well-Being of the Poor Using Income and Consumption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (91)
  2. Work Costs and Nonconvex Preferences in the Estimation of Labor Supply Models
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)

2002

  1. Labor Supply Effects of Social Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (111)
    See also Chapter (2002)

2001

  1. The Effects of Welfare and Tax Reform: The Material Well-Being of Single Mothers in the 1980s and 1990s
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)

2000

  1. Making Single Mothers Work: Recent Tax and Welfare Policy and its Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (88)
    Also in JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research (1999) View citations (28)
  2. The Effect of Immigration on Native Self-Employment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2003)
  3. The Effects of Welfare Reform: The Living Conditions of Single Mothers in the 1980s and 1990s
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (1)

1999

  1. Trends in Self-Employment Among White and Black Men: 1910-1990
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Welfare, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (194)
    Also in JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research (1998) View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2001)

1998

  1. Do the Poor Move to Receive Higher Welfare Benefits?
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (9)
  2. Using a Natural Experiment to Estimate the Effects of the Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax on Wages, Employment, Claims, and Denials
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1997

  1. Does Immigration Hurt African-American Self-Employment?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University View citations (1)

1996

  1. Repeat Use of Unemployment Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University View citations (5)

1995

  1. The Incidence of a Firm-Varying Payroll Tax: The Case of Unemployment Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University View citations (5)

1994

  1. Natural and Quasi- Experiments in Economics
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (1995)
  2. The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Taxes and Benefits on Layoffs Using Firm and Individual Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
  3. The Ethnic and Racial Character of Self-Employment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Unemployment Insurance Benefits and Takeup Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

1992

  1. Policy Lessons from the U.S. Unemployment Experiments
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. A Longitudinal Analysis of Young Entrepreneurs in Australia and the United States
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE View citations (5)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1991) Downloads View citations (6)

1990

  1. Why Are There So Few Black Entrepreneurs?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (98)
  2. Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1995)

1989

  1. A Quasi-Experimental Approach to the Effects of Unemployment Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (24)

1988

  1. Implications of the Illinois Reemployment Bonus Experiments For Theories of Unemployment and Policy Design
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Impact of the Potential Duration of Unemployment Benefits on the Duration of Unemployment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (180)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1990)
  3. Unemployment Insurance And Unemployment Spells
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (1990)
  4. Unemployment Insurance, Recall Expectations, And Unemployment Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1990)

Undated

  1. Using a Natural Experiment to Estimate the Effects of the Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax on Layoffs, Employment, and Wages
    IPR working papers, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Household Surveys in Crisis
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2015, 29, (4), 199-226 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2013

  1. Consumption and Income Inequality and the Great Recession
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 178-83 Downloads View citations (10)

2012

  1. Identifying the Disadvantaged: Official Poverty, Consumption Poverty, and the New Supplemental Poverty Measure
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012, 26, (3), 111-36 Downloads View citations (19)

2011

  1. Viewpoint: Further results on measuring the well-being of the poor using income and consumption
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 2011, 44, (1), 52-87 Downloads View citations (14)

2008

  1. A Note on "The Longitudinal Structure of Earnings Losses among Work-Limited Disabled Workers"
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (3), 721-728 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Changes in the Consumption, Income, and Well-Being of Single Mother Headed Families
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (5), 2221-41 Downloads View citations (28)

2006

  1. Unemployment Insurance Tax Burdens and Benefits: Funding Family Leave and Reforming the Payroll Tax
    National Tax Journal, 2006, 59, (1), 77-95 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Editorial Introduction for Tax and Transfer Special Issue
    Journal of Public Economics, 2005, 89, (1), 1-3 Downloads

2004

  1. The effects of welfare and tax reform: the material well-being of single mothers in the 1980s and 1990s
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (7-8), 1387-1420 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Work costs and nonconvex preferences in the estimation of labor supply models
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (11), 2323-2338 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. The Effect of Immigration on Native Self-Employment
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (3), 619-650 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2002

  1. Labor Supply at the Extensive and Intensive Margins: The EITC, Welfare, and Hours Worked
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (2), 373-379 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Unemployment and workers' compensation programmes: rationale, design, labour supply and income support
    Fiscal Studies, 2002, 23, (1), 1-49 View citations (22)

2001

  1. Welfare, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Labor Supply of Single Mothers
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (3), 1063-1114 Downloads View citations (336)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2000

  1. The effects of the unemployment insurance payroll tax on wages, employment, claims and denials
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 78, (1-2), 81-106 Downloads View citations (68)
  2. Trends in Self-Employment among White and Black Men during the Twentieth Century
    Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35, (4), 643-669 Downloads View citations (55)

1997

  1. The effects of firm specific taxes and government mandates with an application to the U.S. unemployment insurance program
    Journal of Public Economics, 1997, 65, (2), 119-145 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Unemployment Insurance Takeup Rates and the After-Tax Value of Benefits
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997, 112, (3), 913-937 Downloads View citations (106)

1996

  1. Ethnic and Racial Self-Employment Differences and Possible Explanations
    Journal of Human Resources, 1996, 31, (4), 757-793 Downloads View citations (186)
  2. What Have We Learned from the Illinois Reemployment Bonus Experiment?
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1996, 14, (1), 26-51 Downloads View citations (42)

1995

  1. Lessons from the U.S. Unemployment Insurance Experiments
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (1), 91-131 Downloads View citations (222)
  2. Natural and Quasi-experiments in Economics
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1995, 13, (2), 151-61 View citations (384)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  3. Workers' Compensation and Injury Duration: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (3), 322-40 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1994

  1. A Longitudinal Analysis of the Young Self-Employed in Australia and the United States
    Small Business Economics, 1994, 6, (1), 1-19 View citations (70)

1993

  1. Unemployment Insurance in the United States: Layoff Incentives and Cross Subsidies
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1993, 11, (1), S70-95 Downloads View citations (44)

1990

  1. The impact of the potential duration of unemployment benefits on the duration of unemployment
    Journal of Public Economics, 1990, 41, (1), 45-72 Downloads View citations (302)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  2. Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Spells
    Econometrica, 1990, 58, (4), 757-82 Downloads View citations (735)
    See also Working Paper (1988)
  3. Unemployment Insurance, Recall Expectations, and Unemployment Outcomes
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (4), 973-1002 Downloads View citations (115)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1988

  1. Classification-Error Models and Labor-Market Dynamics
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1988, 6, (3), 385-90 View citations (1)

Edited books

2009

  1. Strategies for Improving Economic Mobility of Workers: bridging Research and Practice
    Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads

Chapters

2017

  1. Disability, Taxes, Transfers and the Economic Well-Being of Women
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 32, 2017

2016

  1. Disability, Earnings, Income and Consumption
    A chapter in Social Insurance Programs (Trans-Atlantic Public Economic Seminar - TAPES), 2016 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?
    A chapter in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures, 2013, pp 204-240 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2010

  1. The Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Recent Reforms
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 24, 2010, pp 153-180 Downloads View citations (7)

2002

  1. Labor supply effects of social insurance
    Chapter 33 in Handbook of Public Economics, 2002, vol. 4, pp 2327-2392 Downloads View citations (110)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

1993

  1. The Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax and Interindustry and Interfirm Subsidies
    A chapter in Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 7, 1993, pp 111-144 Downloads View citations (12)
 
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