Direct links to some other work
Income inequality, variability, and economic security
"Income Risk in 30 Countries." (2014.) Review of Income and Wealth, with Philipp Rehm.
"The Economic Security Index: A New Measure for Research and Policy Analysis." (2013.) Review of Income and Wealth, with Hacker, Huber, Rehm, Schlesinger, Valletta, and Craig.
"Income Dynamics and Politics in North America and Europe." (2012.) Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science. Ed. Rick Valelly. New York: Oxford University Press.
Income Inequality, Volatility, and Mobility Risk in China and the US. (2010) China Economic Review, 21:3-11.
America Insecure: Changes in the Economic Security of American Families (Feb 2010)
Risk and Recovery: Understanding the Changing Risks to Family Incomes (paper Oct 2009)
Risk and Recovery: Documenting the Changing Risks to Family Incomes (brief May 2009)
The Impact of Changing Earnings Volatility on Retirement Wealth (April 2009)
Trends in Income Inequality, Volatility, and Mobility Risk. Paper presented at the IRISS 10th Anniversary Workshop in Differdange, Luxembourg, October 25, 2008.
Income Inequality, Volatility, and Mobility Risk. Handout accompanying June 3 Forum on Income Volatility
Measuring Trends in Income Variability (with Seth Zimmerman, May 2008)
Discussion of "Trends in Individual Earnings Variability and Household Income Variability Over the Past 20 Years" (Dahl, DeLeire, and Schwabish; draft of Jan 3, 2008). Slides for presentation at AEA, January 4, 2008, New Orleans LA. The paper discussed is now available from the CBO website.
Poverty and low-income workers
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) (2015), with Jesse Rothstein, prepublication draft available as National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper number 21211, May 2015.
Improved poverty targeting through machine learning: An application to the USAID Poverty Assessment Tools (2015) with Linden McBride, about poverty targeting and stochastic ensemble methods (also known more commonly by the misnomers machine learning or data mining).
"Poverty in the United States." (September 17, 2013.)
"Recent Changes in Child Poverty Driven by Labor Market." (September 16, 2013.)
"Explaining Changes in Child Poverty Over the Past Four Decades." (September 16, 2013.)
"Poverty Higher in 2011, but Falling?" (2012)
"Poverty and Unemployment." (2012).
"Poverty in the United States." (September 12, 2012.)
"What Happens to Families' Income and Poverty after Unemployment?" Perspectives on Low-Income Working Families Brief 25, with Sheila R. Zedlewski. (May 31, 2012.)
"Receipt of Assistance by Education." (2012.) Widely misquoted.
"Inequality: A Brief Overview." (2012.)
Poverty in the United States, September 16, 2010
Low-Income Workers and Their Employers: Characteristics and Challenges (Sept. 2007)
An Assessment of the Income and Expenses of America's Low-Income Families Using Survey Data from the National Survey of America's Families (with Gregory Acs). Prepared for the National Poverty Center's May 2006 conference on Consumption, Income, and the Well-Being of Families and Children; version of September 28, 2006
Understanding Changes in Child Poverty Over the Past Decade . Assessing the New Federalism Discussion Paper No. 06-02, May 11, 2006.
Working to Make Ends Meet: Understanding the Income and Expenses of America's Low-Income Families (with Greg Acs). Low Income Working Families Papers, No. 2 (UI: Washington, DC, Sept 2005).
Tax-Transfer Policy and Labor-Market Outcomes (with Nada Eissa). American Economic Review 95(2), May 2005.
How Have Households with Children Fared in the Job Market Downturn? (with Greg Acs and Harry Holzer). No. A-67 in Series, "New Federalism: Issues and Options for States" (UI: Washington, DC, April 29, 2005).