The CLOSUP Working Paper Series is targeted toward academic audiences and informed policymakers and includes research papers that are complete and ready for public presentation. Any topic relevant to local, state, and/or urban policy issues is eligible for inclusion.
This Working Paper Series will be presented in a searchable database soon. Meanwhile, the first entries in the series are presented below.
Transformation of America’s Metropolitan Area Economies: Lessons from Four Decades
George A. Fulton, Donald R. Grimes, Yuanlei Zhu Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy and Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics
Feasibility and Implications of the Michigan 2012 Proposal 3 for a 25% State Renewable Portfolio Standard
Elisabeth Moyer, Sean Johnson, Lexie Goldberger, Joe Zhu, Center for Robust Decision-making on Climate and Energy Policy, University of Chicago
Building Affordable Housing in Cities after Abandonment: The Case of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Developments in Detroit
Lan Deng, University of Michigan
Who Benefits from KIPP?
Joshua Angrist (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Susan Dynarski (University of Michigan), Thomas Kane (Harvard University), Parag Pathak (MIT), and Christopher Walters (MIT)
Mandating Change: Assessing the Implementation of the Michigan Merit Curriculum
Steven Byrd and Kasia Langer, University of Michigan
The Risk of Unemployment among Disadvantaged and
Advantaged Male Workers, 1968-2003
Benjamin Keys and Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan
Changing Poverty and Changing Antipoverty Policies
Maria Cancian, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan
The Supplemental Security Income Program and Material Hardship after the 1996 Welfare Reform
Lucie Schmidt, Williams College, and Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan
Labor Market Outcomes and the Transition to Adulthood
Sheldon H. Danziger and David Ratner, University of Michigan
Prospects for Expanding Regional Planning Efforts
Elisabeth R. Gerber, Carolyn G. Loh
The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement.
Thomas S. Dee, Brian Jacob
Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?
Do High School Exit Exams Influence Educational Attainment or Labor Market Performance?
Brian Jacob, Thomas Dee
Is Gaining Access to Selective Elementary Schools Gaining Ground? Evidence from Randomized Lotteries
Brian Jacob, Julie Cullen
The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains
Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren, David Sims
The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery
Brian Jacob, Jens Ludwig
Improving Educational Outcomes for Poor Children
Brian Jacob, Jens Ludwig
The Effect of Grade Retention on High School Completion
Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren
Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?
Brian Jacob, Thomas J. Kane, Jonah E. Rockoff, Douglas O. Staiger
The Unequal Geographic Burden of Federal Taxation
The Effect of Gun Shows on Gun-Related Deaths: Evidence from California and Texas
Brian Jacob, Mark Duggan, and Randi Hjalmarsson
Other Working Papers Series at UM
- See working papers series with relevance to local, state and/or urban policy from around the University of Michigan
Guidelines for the CLOSUP Working Papers Series
- See the CLOSUP Working Papers guidelines