Timothy J. Bartik

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Senior Economist

300 South Westnedge Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686

United States

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1.

Local Economic Development Policies

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 03-91
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Jun 2003
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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local, economic, development, policies, Bartik

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Evaluating the Impacts of Local Economic Development Policies on Local Economic Outcomes: What Has Been Done and What is Doable?

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 03-89
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Apr 2003
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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evaluation, local, regional, economic, development, Bartik, Upjohn

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The Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on College Enrollment, Persistence, and Completion

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2017
Timothy J. Bartik, Brad Hershbein and Marta Lachowska
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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place-based scholarship, enrollment, college completion, natural experiment, difference-in-differences, education policy

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The Role of Public Policy in Skills Development of Black Workers in the 21st Century

W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 00-64
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Dec 2001
Timothy J. Bartik and Kevin Hollenbeck
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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skills, blacks, African-American, education, training

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Increasing the Economic Development Benefits of Higher Education in Michigan

W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 04-106
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2004
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Higher, education, economic, development, Michigan, Bartik, Upjohn

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Thoughts on American Manufacturing Decline and Revitalization

W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 03-96
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Oct 2003
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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manufacturing, revitalization, technology, bartik, upjohn

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Thinking About Local Living Wage Requirements

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 02-76
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Mar 2002
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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living wage, cities, local economic development, Bartik, Upjohn Institute

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Incentive Solutions

W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 04-99
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 Jun 2004
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Local, regional, economic, development, incentives, reforms, solutions, Bartik, Upjohn

9.

Solving the Many Problems with Inner City Jobs

W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 00-66
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Nov 2001
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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jobs, inner-city, labor supply, poor, welfare, workfare, Bartik

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Instrumental Variable Estimates of the Labor Market Spillover Effects of Welfare Reform

W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 02-78
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Social Costs of Jobs Lost Due to Environmental Regulations

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 13-193
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 30 Mar 2013
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Benefit cost analysis, worker displacement, environmental regulation, social cost of labor

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

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A Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Tulsa Universal Pre-K Program

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 16-261
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 27 Aug 2016
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Youth Development, Child Trends, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and West Virginia University
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Universal pre-K, benefit-cost analysis, grade retention, crime reduction effects of education, increased earnings effects of education

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The Employment and Fiscal Effects of Michigan's Mega Tax Credit Program

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 10-164
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2010
Timothy J. Bartik and George A. Erickcek
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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State and local economic development policy, tax incentives, fiscal impact analysis, labor market benefits, regional multipliers

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How Do the Effects of Local Growth on Employment Rates Vary with Initial Labor Market Conditions?

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 09-148
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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metropolitan areas, employment growth, employment to population ratio, regional economic development

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Including Jobs in Benefit-Cost Analysis

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Forthcoming, Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 11-178
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Nov 2011
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Reservation wages, unemployment, occupational upgrading

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Degrees of Poverty: The Relationship between Family Income Background and the Returns to Education

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 18-284
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Mar 2018
Timothy J. Bartik and Brad Hershbein
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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inequality, return to education, career earnings profile, PSID, low-income

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How Effects of Local Labor Demand Shocks Vary with Local Labor Market Conditions

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 14-202
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Feb 2014
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Local labor markets, labor demand, social benefits of job creation

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The Short-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on Student Outcomes

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 12-186
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Kalamazoo Promise, academic output, educational incentives, universal scholarship, natural experiment

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Group Wage Curves

W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 00-63PC
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2001
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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group, wage, curves, Bartik, MSA, demographics, unemployment

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Migration and Housing Price Effects of Place-Based College Scholarships

Upjohn Institute, Working Papers, 15-245, 2015
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Timothy J. Bartik and Nathan Sotherland
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute
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College scholarships, Kalamazoo Promise, local economic development, migration

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Distributional Effects of Early Childhood Programs and Business Incentives and Their Implications for Policy

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper 09-151, PRESCHOOL AND JOBS: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND VICE VERSA, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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preschool, economic development, early childhood, education, business incentives

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Methodology for Adjusting GPRA Workforce Development Program Performance Targets for the Effects of Business Cycles

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 09-154
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Jul 2009
Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts and Wei-Jang Huang
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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performance standards, workforce programs, GPRA, recession

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Estimating a Performance Standards Adjustment Model for Workforce Programs that Provides Timely Feedback and Uses Data from Only One State

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 09-144
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts and Ken Kline
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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performance standards, workforce programs, local labor markets, vapis, model, michigan

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New Evidence on State Fiscal Multipliers: Implications for State Policies

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 17-275
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Job Creation, Fiscal Multipliers, State and Local Taxation, State and Local Expenditures, Local Labor Demand, Income Distribution, Business Tax Incentives, State and Local Business Taxes

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Simulating the Effects of Michigan’s Mega Tax Credit Program on Job Creation and Fiscal Benefits

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Working Paper 12-185
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Aug 2012
Timothy J. Bartik and George A. Erickcek
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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State and local economic development policy, tax incentives, fiscal impact analysis, labor market benefits, regional multipliers

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What Proportion of Children Stay in the Same Location as Adults, and How Does this Vary Across Location and Groups?

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 09-145
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 04 Mar 2009
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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children, education, adults, location, demographics, bartik

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Effects of the Pre-K Program of Kalamazoo County Ready 4s on Kindergarten Entry Test Scores: Estimates Based on Data from the Fall of 2011 and the Fall of 2012

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 13-198
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Pre-K, Preschool, Regression discontinuity, Evaluation of education programs

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Earnings Benefits of Tulsa's Pre-K Program for Different Income Groups

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 11-176
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Aug 2011
Timothy J. Bartik, William T. Gormley and Shirley Adelstein
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Georgetown University
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Pre-K, Preschool

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Economic Development Benefits of Preschool Expansion in Kalamazoo County

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 09-147
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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preschool, regional economic development, employment, earnings

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How Policymakers Should Deal with the Delayed Benefits of Early Childhood Programs

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper 09-150, PRESCHOOL AND JOBS: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND VICE VERSA, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 13 Aug 2009
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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preschool, economic development, early childhood, education, business incentives

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The Effects of Doubling Instruction Efforts on Middle School Students' Achievement: Evidence from a Multiyear Regression-Discontinuity Design

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 14-205
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Regression discontinuity, Double blocking, Middle school

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Estimated State and Local Fiscal Effects of the Nurse Family Partnership Program

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 09-152
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Aug 2009
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Nurse Family Partnership Program, state and local effects

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An Analysis of the Employment Effects of the Washington High Technology Business and Occupation (B&O) Tax Credit: Technical Report

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Working Paper No. 12-187
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Dec 2012
Timothy J. Bartik and Kevin Hollenbeck
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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R&D tax credits, business incentives, state economic development policies, job creation

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Spillover Effects of Welfare Reforms in State Labor Markets

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 42, pp. 667-701, 2002
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Feb 2003
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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The Revitalization of Older Industrial Cities: A Review Essay of 'Retooling for Growth'

Growth and Change, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 1-29, 2008
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Jun 2010
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Urban Economic Development, Metropolitan Economic Development, Local Labor Markets, Labor Demand Policy

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'But For' Percentages for Economic Development Incentives: What Percentage Estimates Are Plausible Based on the Research Literature?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2018
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Tax Incentives, Business Location Decisions, Local Economic Development

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The Merits of Universal Scholarships: Benefit-Cost Evidence from the Kalamazoo Promise

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2016
Timothy J. Bartik, Brad Hershbein and Marta Lachowska
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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place-based scholarship, enrollment, college completion, natural experiment, difference-in-differences, financial aid policy, benefit-cost analysis

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Local Job Multipliers in the United States: Variation with Local Characteristics and with High-Tech Shocks

Upjohn Institute working paper ; 19-301
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 24 May 2019
Timothy J. Bartik and Nathan Sotherland
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute
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Multipliers, agglomeration economies, congestion effects, high-technology industries

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Small Business Start-Ups in the United States: Estimates of the Effects of Characteristics of States

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Timothy J. Bartik
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

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Property taxes, Regional resources, Firm location, Public policies, Management decisions, Educational background, Market demand, Barriers to entry, Bank loans, Labor unions, Startup rates, Local government, Regional differences

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Michigan's Economic Competitiveness and Public Policy

State Tax Notes, Vol. 42, No. 5, October 30, 2006
Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Timothy J. Bartik, George A. Erickcek, Wei-Jang Huang and Brad Watts
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