Publications & Scholarship

Labor Market Underutilization Problems among College-Educated Immigrants in the United States,” prepared with NOVA Research Company for the U.S. Department of Education, January 2013.

Mal-Employment Problems among College-Educated Immigrants in the United States,” prepared with NOVA Research Company for the U.S. Department of Education, October 2012.

Unemployment Problems among College-Educated Immigrants in the United States,” prepared with NOVA Research Company for the U.S. Department of Education, August 2012.

Involuntary Part-Time Employment Problems among College-Educated Immigrants in the United States,” prepared with NOVA Research Company for the U.S. Department of Education, August 2012.

Findings from an Examination of the Labor Force Participation of College-Educated Immigrants in the United States,” prepared with NOVA Research Company for the U.S. Department of Education, May 2012.

Signaling Success: Boosting Teen Employment Prospects,” Published by the Commonwealth Corporation. April 2013.

Building Blocks of Labor Market Success: Evidence from O*NET Job Analysis Surveys,” Published by the Commonwealth Corporation. April 2013.

“Occupational Profiles for the Mature Worker: Finding and Using Detailed Information about Occupations with the Largest Share of Mature Workers,” Published by CAEL with support from The Atlantic Philanthropies. 2012.

The triumph of older workers during the Great Recession: Implications for employers and disability policy. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Vol. 36, 2012, pp. 141–147.

The Employment and Mal-Employment Situation for Recent College Graduates: An Update (PDF),” Research Brief, June 2012

“The Earnings of Foreign-Educated College Graduates: An Examination of the Determinants of the Hourly Earnings of College-Educated Immigrants,” prepared for the U.S. Department of Education, March 2012.

“Non Farm Payroll Employment Developments among States during the Great Recession and the Jobless Recovery,” prepared with NOVA Research Company for the U.S. Department of Education, March 2012.

“Work, School, and Idleness: Labor Market Activities and School Enrollment Trends of Young Adults in Los Angeles and Long Beach Cities and California,” prepared for the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, June 2010.

“The Lifetime Employment, Earnings and Poverty Consequences of Dropping Out of High School in the Los Angeles Metro Area,” prepared for the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, May 2010.

“College Access and Retention of Career and Technical Education Graduates,” White Paper, Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009.

The Labor Market Impacts of the National Economic Crisis in Rhode Island, Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island, and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, April 2009.

“Labor Market Problems Experienced by Teens and Young Adults with Functional Mental Limitations,” Work: Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, Forthcoming.

“The Aging of the American Workforce and Disability: A Widespread Need for Accommodations and Universal Design Strategies,” Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Special Issue (Forthcoming) January 2012.

“Rising Mal-Employment and the Great Recession: The Growing Disconnection between Recent College Graduates and the College Labor Market,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 75, 2011, pp. 51-65.

The Collapse of the Labor Market for 16- to 24-Year-Olds,” Cascade: A Community Development Publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, No. 78, Fall 2011, pp. 6-7.

“People with Disabilities in Higher Education and the Labor Market: A Research Summary of the Postsecondary and Labor Market Experiences, Transitions and Outcomes of People with Disabilities,” prepared for the National Institute on Disability Research and Rehabilitation, October 2011.

“Non Farm Payroll Employment Developments among States during the Great Recession and the Jobless Recovery,” prepared for the National Association of Workforce Boards, Washington DC, August 2011.

“The Increased Presence of Older Workers in the Massachusetts Labor Market: Implications for Workforce Development Policies, Workplace Accommodation, and Universal Design,” paper prepared for the Commonwealth Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, July 2011.

Rising Demand for Older Workers Despite the Economic Recession: Accommodation and Universal Design for the New American Workforce,” Public Policy and Aging Report, Volume 1, Number 1, pp. 11-17, Winter 2011.

 

“The Underemployment of Persons with Disabilities during the Great Recession,” The Rehabilitation Professional, Volume 19, Number 1, 2011, pp. 3-10.

“Mal Employment and the Earnings Disadvantages of College Graduates,” Interagency Committee on Disability Research Conference, Alexandria, VA, July 12, 2011.

“Older Workers in the New American Workforce: It’s Meaning for Universal Design, Interagency Committee on Disability Research Conference, Alexandria, VA, July 12, 2011.

“Measuring the Labor Market Experiences of Teens and Young Adults with Mental Disabilities,” Interagency Committee on Disability Research Conference, Alexandria, VA, July 12, 2011.

“The Impact of the Great Recession upon the Unemployment of Americans with Disabilities,” Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 33 (2010), pp. 193-202.

“Understanding the Green Economy in Rhode Island,” Report prepared for the New England Institute of Technology, June 2010.

“Work, School, and Idleness: Labor Market Activities and School Enrollment Trends of Young Adults in Los Angeles and Long Beach Cities and California,” prepared for the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, June 2010.

“The Lifetime Employment, Earnings and Poverty Consequences of Dropping Out of High School in the Los Angeles Metro Area,” prepared for the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, May 2010.

“Disability and the Great Recession: The Labor Market Impacts of the Economic Recession on Persons with Disabilities,” paper prepared for the Institute for Human Centered Design, April 2010.

“From Labor Shortage to Labor Surplus: The Changing Labor Market Context and Its Meaning for Higher Education,” Continuing Higher Education Review, Vol. 73, 2009, pp. 11-31.

“From Paternalism to Self-Advocacy,” The New England Journal of Higher Education, Vol. XXIV, No. 2, Fall 2009, pp. 12-16.

“College Access and Retention of Career and Technical Education Graduates,” White Paper, Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009.

College Bound in Rhode Island: Understanding Difference in College Enrollment Outcomes among High Schools in Rhode Island, Prepared for the Nellie Mae Educational Foundation, Rhode Island Board of Governors of Higher Education, September 2009.

“Some Impacts of the National Economic Crisis on the Massachusetts Labor Market,” paper prepared for the Commonwealth Corporation, June 2009.

A Rough Guide to Measuring Higher Education’s Underserved Population, Prepared for the Nellie Mae Educational Foundation, June 2009.

The Long Term Labor Market Consequences of Dropping Out of High School in Pittsburgh, prepared for the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board, June 2009.

Labor Supply Issues to Organize and Deliver High Quality Early Childhood Education in Springfield, Massachusetts, Strategies for Children and The Davis Foundation, April 2009.

The Labor Market Impacts of the National Economic Crisis in Rhode Island, Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island, and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, April 2009.

The Fiscal Consequences of Dropping Out of High School in Rhode Island, Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education, Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island, and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, April 2009.

“The Impact of Mal Employment on the Annual Earnings of College Graduates with Disabilities,” National Association of Rehabilitation and Training Centers, Scientific Paper, April 27, 2009, Bethesda, Maryland.

A Methodology to Estimate Incremental Costs of Implementing a High Quality Pre-School Program in a Community, Strategies for Children and The Davis Foundation, March 2009.

Incremental Costs of Implementing the High Quality Pre-School Initiative in Springfield, Massachusetts, Strategies for Children and The Davis Foundation, March 2009.

The Tax and Transfer Fiscal Impacts of Dropping Out of High School in Philadelphia City and Suburbs, Project U-Turn in Cooperation with the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board, January 2009.