New Title Release: Posted 02/01/2014
Social Security and Pension Reform: International Perspectives
This book highlights trends in social security reform that are occurring in nations around the world.
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New Title Release: Posted 05/01/2014
The New Scarlet Letter?: Negotiating the U.S. Labor Market with a Criminal Record
Raphael examines the difficulties faced by ex-convicts as they attempt to negotiate the U.S. labor market.
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New Title Release: Posted 07/02/2014
What Does the Minimum Wage Do?
". . . what has tyo be the most exhaustive existing analysis of the question of the ict of minimum wage increases on employment." –Jared Bernstein
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Press Release: Posted 10/29/2013
The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Concludes Conference on Student Loans
The Upjohn Institute recently sponsored a research and policy conference on student loans held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor from October 24–26. This topic has received extensive popular media coverage, but there has been a paucity of rigorous research, and what little there is has been isolated. With its co-sponsors, the Spencer Foundation and the Education Policy Initiative at the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the Institute convened leading scholars and policy advocates to present and discuss existing and new research on the growth of student loans and how they have influenced student higher educational experiences and employment-related outcomes. A portion of the conference also addressed potential solutions—both current and proposed—to help students with the growing difficulty of repayment.
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