David Neumark
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE. Distinguished Professor of Economics. Research interests include minimum wages and living wages, affirmative action, sex differences in labor markets, the economics of ageing, and school-to-work programs.

How Can We Know if There is Discrimination in Hiring?

October 27, 2018

The Issue:

Groups of workers that differ by personal characteristics such as gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, past criminal record, physical appearance or disability often exhibit measurable differences in wages and employment. However, it is difficult to identify and measure the extent to which differences ...
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Do Place-Based Policies Work?

November 28, 2017

The Issue:

People’s economic fortunes are often tied to where they live. This is clearly true at the international level, with people in rich countries enjoying incomes twice or more that of people in middle income countries. But this is also true within countries, with persistent low levels of income in cities ...
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