David Neumark
Research Fellow

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too w Neumark David Neumark (PhD in Economics, Harvard University, 1987) is Chancellorís Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine, where he directs the Economic Self-Sufficiency Policy Research Institute (ESSPRI), and is a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Prior to joining the faculty at UCI, Neumark was an Economist at the Federal Reserve Board, an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Professor at Michigan State University. He is also a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He edits the IZA Journal of Labor Policy and co-edits the Journal of Urban Economics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2004.
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IZA World of Labor article: Employment effects of minimum wages
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9852  Judith K. Hellerstein
Mark J. Kutzbach
David Neumark
Labor Market Networks and Recovery from Mass Layoffs Before, During, and After the Great Recession
9529  David Neumark
Policy Levers to Increase Jobs and Increase Income from Work after the Great Recession
9146  David Neumark
Diego Grijalva
The Employment Effects of State Hiring Credits
7166  David Neumark
J.M. Ian Salas
William Wascher
Revisiting the Minimum Wage-Employment Debate: Throwing Out the Baby with the Bathwater?
7114  David Neumark
Matthew Thompson
Leslie Koyle
The Effects of Living Wage Laws on Low-Wage Workers and Low-Income Families: What Do We Know Now?
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2012, 1:11 [journal version])
7113  David Neumark
Matthew Thompson
Francesco Brindisi
Leslie Koyle
Clayton Reck
Simulating the Economic Impacts of Living Wage Mandates Using New Public and Administrative Data: Evidence for New York City
6383  Daria Burnes
David Neumark
Michelle J. White
Fiscal Zoning, Sales Taxes, and Employment: Do Higher Sales Taxes Lead to More Jobs in Retailing and Fewer Jobs in Manufacturing?
5263  David Neumark
Detecting Discrimination in Audit and Correspondence Studies
4415  Jed Kolko
David Neumark
Does Local Business Ownership Insulate Cities from Economic Shocks?
(published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2010, 67(1), 103-15)
3888  David Neumark
Brandon Wall
Junfu Zhang
Do Small Businesses Create More Jobs? New Evidence for the United States from the National Establishment Time Series
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93(1), 16-29)
3750  Judith K. Hellerstein
Melissa McInerney
David Neumark
Measuring the Importance of Labor Market Networks
(published as 'Neighbors and Coworkers: The Importance of Residential Labor Market Networks' in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2011, 29 (4), 659 - 695)
3355  David Neumark
Alternative Labor Market Policies to Increase Economic Self-Sufficiency: Mandating Higher Wages, Subsidizing Employment, and Raising Productivity
(published in: Heinrich, C.; Scholz, J. (eds.), Making the Work-Based Safety Net Work Better Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY, , 2009, 5-78)
2610  David Neumark
William Wascher
Minimum Wages, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Employment: Evidence from the Post-Welfare Reform Era
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David Neumark
William Wascher
Minimum Wages and Employment
(published in: Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2007, 3 (1+2), 1-182)
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
David Neumark
Junfu Zhang
Stephen Ciccarella
The Effects of Wal-Mart on Local Labor Markets
(published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2008, 63(2), 405-430)
1820  David Neumark
Elizabeth T. Powers
SSI, Labor Supply, and Migration
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2006, 19 (3), 447-479)
1774  David Neumark
Junfu Zhang
Brandon Wall
Employment Dynamics and Business Relocation: New Evidence from the National Establishment Time Series
(published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2007, 26, 39-83)
1740  David Neumark
Donna Rothstein
Do School-to-Work Programs Help the "Forgotten Half"?
(published in: David Neumark (ed.), Improving School-to-Work Transitions. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2007, pp. 87-133)
1577  Cathy J. Bradley
David Neumark
Zhehui Luo
Heather L. Bednarek
Employment-Contingent Health Insurance, Illness, and Labor Supply of Women: Evidence from Married Women with Breast Cancer
(published in: Health Economics, 2007, 16 (7), 719-737)
1566  Scott Adams
David Neumark
The Effects of Living Wage Laws: Evidence from Failed and Derailed Living Wage Campaigns
(published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2005, 78 (2), 177-202)
1555  Judith K. Hellerstein
David Neumark
Using Matched Employer-Employee Data to Study Labor Market Discrimination
(published in: William Rodgers (ed.), Handbook on the Economics of Discrimination, Edgar Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham. 2006, 29-60)
1552  Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr.
David Neumark
School-to-Career and Post-Secondary Education: Evidence from the Philadelphia Educational Longitudinal Study
(published in: Education Economics, 2007, 15(2), 135-157)
1428  David Neumark
Olena Y. Nizalova
Minimum Wage Effects in the Longer Run
(published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42 (2), 435-452)