Research Brief Feb 19, 2020

Markups, Labor Market Inequality and the Nature of Work

Your presumptions are not only spot on, but they are closer to the mark than...
Topics:  Employment & Wages
Research Brief Dec 16, 2019

Synergizing Ventures

In the early days of Microsoft, Bill Gates and Paul Allen did not need investors’...
Topics:  Employment & Wages, Industrial Organization, Technology & Innovation
Research Brief Oct 9, 2019

Spillover Impacts on Education from Employment Guarantees and Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction

However, for many young people in developing economies who live in poverty, that trade-off is...
Topics:  Early Childhood Education, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Health care, K-12 Education
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Trends in Adverse Financial Events Around Disability Application and Decision Dates

After applying for SSDI or SSI disability aid, both those who were denied and allowed...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Social Security Administration Field Office Closings in the US and its Impact on Disability Applicants

This map details the closed and open Social Security Administration offices in 2016. The red...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Chart Sep 16, 2019

Effects of Social Security Field Office Closings on Number of Disability Applications and Allowances

The closings of SSA offices significantly reduced the number of applicants allowed for disability assistance...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Research Brief Sep 11, 2019

Disability and Distress: The Effect of Disability Programs on Financial Outcomes

The benefits of disability payments are easy to intuit when thinking hypothetically about the US...
Topics:  Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages
Research Brief Aug 19, 2019

The Effects of Foreign Multinationals on Workers and Firms in the United States

These are some of the questions that motivated recent research by Bradley Setzler, UChicago postdoctoral...
Topics:  Employment & Wages