Susan N. Houseman

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

300 South Westnedge Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686

United States

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1.

Outsourcing, Offshoring, and Productivity Measurement in Manufacturing

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 06-130
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Sep 2006
Susan N. Houseman
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 384 (58,155)
Citation 7

Abstract:

productivity, offshoring, outsourcing, measurement, manufacturing

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The Effects of Temporary Services and Contracting Out on Low-Skilled Workers: Evidence from Auto Suppliers, Hospitals, and Public Schools

W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 03-90
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 May 2003
George A. Erickcek, Susan N. Houseman and Arne L. Kalleberg
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology
Downloads 287 (67,690)
Citation 1

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low-skilled, temporary, contingent, contract, workers, Houseman, Erickcek, Kalleberg, Upjohn

Why Employers Use Flexible Staffing Arrangements: Evidence from an Establishment Survey

W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 01-67
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2001
Susan N. Houseman
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 287 (82,279)
Citation 43

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flexible staffing, part-time, contingent, work

Why Employers Use Flexible Staffing Arrangements: Evidence from an Establishment Survey

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, October 2001
Posted: 23 Feb 2002
Susan N. Houseman
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

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flexible staffing arrangements, nonstandard employment, temporary help agencies, part-time employment, temporary workers, on-call workers, contract workers

4.

The Implications of Flexible Staffing Arrangements for Job Stability

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Mar 2000
Susan N. Houseman and Anne Elise Polivka
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 265 (79,294)
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The Benefits Implications of Recent Trends in Flexible Staffing Arrangements

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 02-88
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Mar 2003
Susan N. Houseman
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 195 (112,500)
Citation 4

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contingent work, part-time, benefits, healthcare, pension, contract, Houseman, Upjohn, temporary

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The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Tight Labor Markets

W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 01-73
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Dec 2001
Susan N. Houseman, Arne L. Kalleberg and George A. Erickcek
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 184 (127,831)
Citation 31

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temporary help, agencies, temp, wage growth, wages

Do Temporary-Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from 'Work First'

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-26, Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 05-124
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 122 (184,130)
Citation 30

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Temporary-help, welfare to work, job placement, low-skill workers, causal effects

Do Temporary Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from 'Work First'

NBER Working Paper No. w11743
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 35 (367,692)
Citation 31

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Citation 7

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way Out of Poverty?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-25
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 91 (227,418)
Citation 7

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Temporary Help Employment, Contingent Work, Welfare, Work First, Earnings, Employment

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way Out of Poverty?

NBER Working Paper No. w11742
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 26 (407,307)
Citation 7

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Work and Retirement Plans among Older Americans

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 04-105
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 111 (178,981)
Citation 6

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retirement, social security, older, workers, Houseman, Abraham

10.

Manufacturers' Outsourcing to Employment Services

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Matthew Dey, Susan N. Houseman and Anne Elise Polivka
affiliation not provided to SSRN, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 92 (209,198)
Citation 9

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outsourcing, measurement, statistics, employment, manufacturing

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Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium

NBER Working Paper No. w4390
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 39 (333,140)
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Offshoring Bias in U.S. Manufacturing: Implications for Productivity and Value Added

FRB International Finance Discussion Paper No. 1007
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 35 (339,381)

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Foreign outsourcing, TFP, price measurement, growth accounting

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Labor Adjustment Under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w4548
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Susan N. Houseman and Katharine G. Abraham
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
Downloads 35 (349,104)
Citation 6

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Short-Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience during the Recent Recession

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 12-181
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 32 (363,173)

Abstract:

short-time compensation, work sharing, unemployment insurance, manufacturing

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Book Reviews

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 251-279, February 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jan 2005
Grinnell College - Department of Economics, Simon Fraser University - Urban Studies Program, University College London, University of Warwick - Department of Economics, University of Salford - Department of Geography, University of Southern Maine - Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, University of Arizona - Department of Geography and Regional Development, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Coppin State University - Department of History, Geography and Global Studies, Monash University - Faculty of Arts and Arizona State University West - Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. And Japanese Practices?

NBER Working Paper No. w3155
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 29 (382,556)
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Measuring Manufacturing: How the Computer and Semiconductor Industries Affect the Numbers and Perceptions

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 14-209
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Susan N. Houseman, Timothy J. Bartik and Timothy Sturgeon
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Downloads 21 (339,381)

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Manufacturing, computers, semiconductors, productivity, globalization, global value chains

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What Do We Know About Contracting Out in the United States? Evidence from Household and Establishment Surveys

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 09-157
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Sep 2009
Matthew Dey, Susan N. Houseman and Anne Elise Polivka
affiliation not provided to SSRN, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 18 (420,404)

Abstract:

outsourcing, contracting out, employment services

19.

Earnings Inequality in Germany

NBER Working Paper No. w4541
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 May 2000
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 17 (430,700)
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Introduction: Working Time in Comparison: Life-Cycle Working Time and Nonstandard Work

Working Time in Comparison: Life-Cycle Working Time and Nonstandard Work, S. Houseman and A. Nakamura (eds.),2001, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-292
Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Susan N. Houseman and Alice Orcutt Nakamura
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and University of Alberta - School of Business

Abstract:

nonstandard work, contingent work, part-time work, contract work, temporary employment, temp jobs, job sharing, moonlighting

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The Role of Temporary Agency Employment in Tight Labor Markets

Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, October 2003
Posted: 17 Nov 2003
Susan N. Houseman, Arne L. Kalleberg and George A. Erickcek
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Sociology and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Abstract:

temporary help employment, temporary agency employment, wages, nurses, production workers