Peter Mueser

Peter Mueser (picture)
Chancellor's Professor, Ph.D., Chicago
Labor Economics
331 Professional Building
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Recent Publications: 

“Do Reemployment Programs for The Unemployed Work for Youth? Evidence from the Great Recession in the United States,” (with M. Michaelides and J. Smith) Economic Inquiry, forthcoming

Food Stamps and the Working Poor, (with D. Ribar and E. Tekin) Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2019

“Are Reemployment Services Effective?  Experimental Evidence from the Great Recession” (with M. Michaelides), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2018

“Second Chance for High School Dropouts?  A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Postsecondary Educational Returns to the GED” (with C. Jepsen and K. Troske), Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 35, no. S1, July 2017, pp. S273-S304

“Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis” (with C. Jepsen and K. Troske), Journal of Political Economy, vol. 124, no. 3, June 2016

"Temporary Help Work: Earnings, Wages and Multiple Job Holding" (with S. Hamersma & C. Heinrich),Industrial Relations, 2014

"Do Public Employment and Training Programs Work?" (with C. Heinrich, K. Troske, K. Jeon & D. Kahvecioglu), IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2013

"The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism: An Analysis of Maryland and Missouri" (with D. Stevens, and K. Troske), Welfare Reform and its Long-Term Consequences for America's Poor, James P. Ziliak (ed.), Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 2009

"The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Low-wage Worker Advancement" (with C. Heinrich and K. Troske), Labor Market Intermediaries, edited by D. Autor. Cambridge, Mass: National Bureau of Economic Research, 2009

"Introduction: Economics and Interdisciplinary Approaches in Migration Research" (with C. Boswell),Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2008

“Using State Administrative Data to Measure Program Performance” (with K. Troske and A. Gorislavsky), Review of Economics and Statistics, vol. 89, no. 4, November 2007, pp. 761-783

“The Effects of Welfare-to-Work Program Activities on Labor Market Outcomes” (with A. Dyke, C. Heinrich and K. Troske), Journal of Labor Economics, vol. 24, no. 3, July 2006, pp. 567-608

Welfare and Work: Experiences in Six Cities (with C. King).  Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2005

“Welfare to Temporary Work: Implications for Labor Market Outcomes,” Review of Economic and Statistics  (with C. Heinrich, and K. Troske), vol. 87, no. 1, February 2005, pp. 154-173