Publications

2017

John Schmitt. “Comments on ‘Organizational Restructuring, Rent Seeking and Increasing Inequality’ by Eileen Appelbaum.” Review of Radical Political Economics. Forthcoming.

Ben Zipperer and John Schmitt. “The ‘high road’ Seattle labor market and the effects of the minimum wage increase,” Economic Policy Institute, June 26, 2017.

John Schmitt interviews Sandra Black. “Equitable Growth in Conversation: Sandra Black,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth. May 24, 2017.

John Schmitt. “Evidence of ongoing gender discrimination in the U.S. labor market,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth Equitablog. April 6, 2017.

John Schmitt interviews William A. Darity, Jr. “Equitable Growth in Conversation: William A. ‘Sandy’ Darity Jr.,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth. March 21, 2017.

John Schmitt. “The U.S. minimum wage improves access to traditional lines of credit,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth Equitablog. February 22, 2017.

2016

John Schmitt and Nisha Chikhale. “The U.S. Recession has been tough on everyone,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth Equitablog. December 20, 2016.

Kavya Vaghul, Austin Clemens, and John Schmitt. “Interactive: Comparing wages within and across demographic groups in the United States,” August 23, 2016.

John Schmitt. “Investing in social infrastructure as an anti-recession tool,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth Equitablog. April 11, 2016.

Janelle Jones and John Schmitt. “Trends in Job Quality for African-American Workers, 1979–2011,” The Review of Black Political Economy, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 1-19.

Kavya Vaghul, Austin Clemens, and John Schmitt. “Interactive: A new look at who earns what in the United States,” January 11, 2016.

2015

John Schmitt. “Explaining the Small Employment Effects of the Minimum Wage in the United States,” Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, vol. 54, no. 4, pp. 547-581.

John Schmitt. “OECD report says income inequality hampers economic growth,” Washington Center for Equitable Growth. June 4, 2015.

Marshall Steinbaum and John Schmitt. “Would graduating more college students reduce wage inequality?” Washington Center for Equitable Growth. May 14, 2015.

 David Cooper, Lawrence Mishel, and John Schmitt. “We Can Afford a $12.00 Federal Minimum Wage in 2020,” EPI Briefing Paper, April 30, 2015.

John Schmitt. “Failing on Two Fronts: The U.S. Labor Market Since 2000,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2015.

Nicole Woo, Cherrie Bucknor, and John Schmitt. “Asian American and Pacific Islander Workers’ Union Membership,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, January 2015.

Cherrie Bucknor and John Schmitt. “Union Byte 2015,” Center for Economic and Policy Research, January 2015.

Nicole Woo, Cherrie Bucknor, and John Schmitt. “Who Would Pay More if the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap Were Raised or Scrapped?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2015.

2014

John Schmitt. “Differences in the ‘Inclusiveness’ of State Labor Market Institutions,” in David Jacobs and Peggy Kahn (eds.), Disunited States of America: Employment Relations Systems in Conflict, Ithaca, New York: ILR Press, 2014.

Lawrence Mishel, John Schmitt, and Heidi Shierholz. “Wage Inequality: A Story of Policy Choices,” New Labor Forum, vol. 23, no. 3 (September 2014), pp. 26-31.

Mark Levinson and John Schmitt. “Beyond Stagnation,” Dissent, Summer 2014.

Janelle Jones, John Schmitt, and Nicole Woo. “Women, Working Families, and Unions,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, June 2014.

Janelle Jones and John Schmitt. “A College Degree is No Guarantee,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2014.

Eileen Appelbaum, Heather Boushey, and John Schmitt. “The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work,” Center for American Progress and Center for Economic and Policy Research, April 2014.

Nicole Woo, Janelle Jones, and John Schmitt. “Scrapping the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap: Who Would Pay More?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, April 2014.

Milla Sanes and John Schmitt. “Regulation of Public Sector Collective Bargaining in the States,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2014.

Janelle Jones and John Schmitt. “Union Advantage for Black Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2014.

Janelle Jones and John Schmitt. “Union Membership, 2013,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, January 2014.

John Schmitt. “The Indispensability of Full Employment for Shared Prosperity,” in Thomas I. Palley and Gustav A. Horn (eds.), Restoring Shared Prosperity: A Policy Agenda from Leading Keynesian Economists, 2014.

2013

John Schmitt. “Can the Affordable Care Act Reverse Three Decades of Declining Health Insurance Coverage for Low-Wage Workers?” in Stephanie Luce, Jennifer Luff, Joseph A. McCartin, and Ruth Milkman (eds.), What Works for Workers? Public Policies and Innovative Strategies for Low-Wage Workers, New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2013.

Heather Boushey, Jane Farrell, and John Schmitt. “Job Protection Isn’t Enough: Why America Needs Paid Parental Leave,” Center for American Progress and Center for Economic and Policy Research, December 2013.

John Schmitt and Nicole Woo. “Women Workers and Unions,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, December 2013.

Lawrence Mishel, Heidi Shierholz, and John Schmitt. “Don’t Blame the Robots: Assessing the Job Polarization Explanation of Growing Wage Inequality,” Economic Policy Institute and Center for Economic and Policy Research Working Paper, November 19, 2013.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Slow Progress for Fast-Food Workers.” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, August 2013.

Eileen Appelbaum and John Schmitt. “Employment relations and economic performance,” in Carola Frege and John Kelly (eds.), Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy, London: Routledge, 2013.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “How to Make Good Jobs.” Challenge, vol. 56, no. 4, pp. 6-21.

Janelle Jones and John Schmitt. “Has Education Paid Off for Black Workers?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, June 2013.

John Schmitt. “Minimum Wage: Catching up to Productivity.” Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, Issue No. 29, Summer 2013.

Rebecca Ray, Milla Sanes, and John Schmitt. “No-Vacation Nation Revisited.” Center for Economic and Policy Briefing Paper, May 2013.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Making Jobs Good.” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, April 2013.

John Schmitt. “Why Does the Minimum Wage Have No Discernible Effect on Employment?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2013.

John Schmitt, Janelle Jones, and Milla Sanes. “State Union Membership, 2012.” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, January 2013.

Nicole Woo, Janelle Jones, and John Schmitt. “Raising the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap: How Many Workers Would Pay More?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2013.

2012

John Schmitt. “Labor Market Policy in the Great Recession: Lessons from Denmark and Germany,” in Lauren D. Appelbaum (ed.), Reconnecting to Work: Policies to Mitigate Long-Term Unemployment and Its Consequences, Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

John Schmitt. “Narratives of Inequality,” Dissent, Fall 2012, pp. 96-102.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Bad Jobs on the Rise.” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, September 2012.

John Schmitt. “Economic Development and Inequality in the United States since 1979: Inequality as Policy,” in Rudolf Traub-Merz (ed.), Redistribution for Growth? Income Inequality and Economic Growth. Shanghai: Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, July 2012.

John Schmitt and Heather Boushey. “Why Don’t More Young People Go to College?Challenge, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 78-93.

Nicole Woo, Janelle Jones, and John Schmitt. “Who’s (Still) Above the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2012.

John Schmitt and Alexandra Mitukiewicz. “Politics matter: changes in unionisation rates in rich countries, 1960–2010,” Industrial Relations Journal, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 260-280.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “America’s ‘New Class’: A Profile of the Long-Term Unemployed,”  New Labor Forum, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 57-65.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Down and Out: Measuring Long-Term Hardship in the Labor Market,” Challenge, vol. 55, no. 3, pp. 5-20.

John Schmitt and Marie-Eve Augier. “Size and Characteristics of States’ Union Workforces,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, May 2012.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Low-wage Workers Are Older and Better Educated than Ever,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, April 2012.

John Schmitt and Marie-Eve Augier. “Affording Health Care and Education on the Minimum Wage,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, March 2012.

John Schmitt. “The Minimum Wage is Too Damn Low,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, March 2012.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Long-Term Hardship in the Labor Market,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2012.

John Schmitt. “Health-Insurance Coverage for Low-Wage Workers, 1979-2010 and Beyond,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2012.

John Schmitt. Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, “Where the Jobs Are: Employment Trends and Analysis,” February 15, 2012.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Union Membership Holds Steady in 2012,” CEPR Union Byte, January 27, 2012.

John Schmitt. “Low-wage Lessons,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2012.

John Schmitt. “Politics Lost,” Dissent, Winter 2012, pp. 104-08.

John Schmitt and Janelle Jones. “Down and Out: Measuring Long-Term Hardship in the Labor Market,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2012.

Dean Baker and John Schmitt. “The bogus case against the minimum wage hike,” Salon, January 4, 2012.

2011

John Schmitt. “San Francisco Becomes First in Nation with $10 Minimum Wage (and the Sky Isn’t Going to Fall),” Alternet, December 30, 2011.

John Schmitt and Alexandra Mitukiewicz. “Politics Matter: Changes in Unionization Rates in Rich Countries, 1960-2010,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, November 2011.

John Schmitt. “Occupy Wall Street: The Right Focus,” Bloomberg Businessweek, Debate Room, October 21, 2011.

John Schmitt. “Occupy Wall Street Gets What the ‘Very Serious People’ Have Missed for 30 Years,” Alternet, October 6, 2011.

Nicole Woo, Janelle Jones, and John Schmitt. “Who’s Above the Social Security Payroll Tax Cap?” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, September 2011.

Hye Jin Rho, John Schmitt, Nicole Woo, Lucia Lin, and Kent Wong. “Diversity and Change: Asian American and Pacific Islander Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, July 2011.

John Schmitt. “Obama’s Jobs Council, Stacked with Business Honchos, Offers Nothing But Political Theater,” Alternet, July 5, 2011.

John Schmitt. “There’s a Right Way and a Wrong Way to Deal With a Jobs Crisis — Why is Germany Doing It So Well?” Alternet, May 30, 2011.

John Schmitt. “Labor Market Policy in the Great Recession: Some Lessons from Denmark and Germany,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2011.

John Schmitt and David Rosnick. “The Wage and Employment Impact of Minimum-Wage Laws in Three Cities,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2011.

John Schmitt and Kris Warner. “Ex-Offenders and the Labor Market,” WorkingUSA, vol. 14, no. 1, (March 2011), pp. 87-109. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [pdf].)

John Schmitt and Kris Warner. “Deconstructing Structural Unemployment,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2011.

John Schmitt. “Our Economic Pain Is Coming from Big Industry CEOs, Not Public Employees’ Unions,” Alternet, February 23, 2011.

John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho, and Nicole Woo. “Unions and Upward Mobility for Asian American and Pacific Islander Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2011.

2010

John Schmitt and Heather Boushey. “The College Conundrum: Why the Benefits of a College Education May Not Be So Clear, Especially to Men,” Center for American Progress, December 2010.

Stephen J. Rose and John Schmitt. “How Well Have Americans Been Doing?Challenge, vol. 53, no. 6 (November-December 2010), pp. 110-116.

John Schmitt. “Review of Rebound: Why America Will Emerge Stronger from the Financial Crisis,” Challenge, vol. 53, no. 5 (September-October 2010), pp. 92-97.

Jeffrey Thompson and John Schmitt. “The Wage Penalty for State and Local Government Employees in New England,” Political Economy Research Institute Working Paper No. 232, September 2010.

Rebecca Ray, Janet C. Gornick, and John Schmitt. “Who cares? assessing generosity and gender equality in parental leave policy designs in 21 countries,” Journal of European Social Policy, vol. 20, no. 3 (July 2010), pp. 196-216.

John Schmitt and Tessa Conroy. “The Urgent Need for Job Creation,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, July 2010.

John Schmitt, Kris Warner, and Sarika Gupta. “The high budgetary cost of incarceration,” real-world economics review, No. 53 (26 June 2010), pp. 95-108. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [pdf].)

Heidi Hartmann, Ashley English, John Schmitt, and Hye Jin Rho. “More Men to Benefit from Expanded Coverage Under Healthcare Reform,” Institute for Women’s Policy Research Fact Sheet #A142, June 2010.

John Schmitt and Kris Warner. “After a three-decade-long social experiment in incarceration, what do we have to show for it?” Nieman Watchdog, June 8, 2010.

John Schmitt. “Prevent Layoffs with WorkShare Laws,” The Debate Room, BusinessWeek.com, June 5, 2010.

John Schmitt and Kris Warner. “The Changing Face of U.S. Labor, 1983-2008,” WorkingUSA, vol. 13, no. 2, (June 2010), pp. 263-79. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [pdf].)

John Schmitt. “The Wage Penalty for State and Local Government Employees,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2010.

John Schmitt. “The Benefits of State and Local Government Employees,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, May 2010.

Jerome Gautie and John Schmitt (eds.). Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2010.

Eileen Appelbaum, Gerhard Bosch, Jerome Gautie, Geoff Mason, Ken Mayhew, Wiemer Salverda, John Schmitt, and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen. “Introduction and Overview,” (pp. 1-33) in Jerome Gautie and John Schmitt (eds.). Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World. New York: The Russell Sage Foundation, 2010.

Jerome Gautie, Niels Westergaard-Nielsen, and John Schmitt, with Ken Mayhew. “The Impact of Institutions on the Supply Side of the Low-Wage Labor Market,” (pp. 147-182) in Jerome Gautie and John Schmitt (eds.). Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World. New York: The Russell Sage Foundation, 2010.

John Schmitt. “Unions and Upward Mobility for Immigrant Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2010.

Hye Jin Rho and John Schmitt. “Health-Insurance Coverage Rates for US Workers, 1979-2008,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2010.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “The $1 Trillion Wage Deficit,” Challenge, vol. 53, no. 2 (March-April 2010), pp. 47-53. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [pdf].)

John Schmitt. “The Unions of the States,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2010.

Jody Heymann, Hye Jin Rho, John Schmitt, and Alison Earle. “Ensuring a Healthy and Productive Workforce: Comparing the Generosity of Paid Sick Day and Sick Leave Policies in 22 Countries,” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 1-22. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [pdf].)

John Schmitt and Nathan Lane. “Small-Business Employment in 22 Rich Economies,” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 151-63. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [pdf].)

2009

Eileen Appelbaum and John Schmitt. “Review article: Low-wage work in high-income countries: Labor-market institutions and business strategy in the US and Europe,” Human Relations, vol. 62, no. 12, pp. 1907-34.

John Schmitt. “Inequality as Policy: The United States Since 1979,” real-world economics review, December 2009. (Earlier CEPR Briefing Paper version.)

John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho, and Nicole Woo. “The Union Advantage for Asian Pacific American Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, November 2009.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Is the U.S. Unemployment Rate Today Already as High as It Was in the 1980s?” Challenge, vol. 52, no. 5 (September-October 2009), pp. 117-125. (Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper version.)

John Schmitt and Nathan Lane. “An International Comparison of Small Business Employment,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, August 2009.

John Schmitt. “This Downturn Is Different,” The Debate Room, BusinessWeek.com, July 30, 2009.

John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho, Alison Earle, and Jody Heymann. “Paid Sick Days Don’t Cause Unemployment,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, June 2009.

John Schmitt, Hye Jin Rho, and Shawn Fremstad. “U.S. Unemployment Now as High as Europe,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, May 2009.

Jody Heymann, Hye Jin Rho, John Schmitt, and Alison Earle. “Contagion Nation: A Comparison of Paid Sick Day Policies in 22 Countries,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2009.

Hye Jin Rho, John Schmitt, Alison Earle, and Jody Heymann. “A Review of Sickness-related Leave in 22 High Human Development Index Countries,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2009.

John Schmitt. “Unions and Upward Mobility for Service-Sector Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, April 2009.

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns, 1951-2007,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2009

John Schmitt. “It’s a Global Economic Meltdown — Why Are We Shouldering Most of the Burden of Bailing Out the World?” Alternet, February 15, 2009.

2008

John Schmitt. “Unions and Upward Mobility for Women Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, December 2008.

John Schmitt. “Prepare to Suffer,” The Debate Room, BusinessWeek.com, October 16, 2008.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Are You Better Off? Reagan vs. Carter, and Obama vs. McCain,” Talking Points Memo Café, October 14, 2008.

John Schmitt. “Unions and Upward Mobility for Young Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, October 2008.

Eileen Appelbaum, Dean Baker, and John Schmitt. “A Slow-Motion Recession: What Congress Can Do to Help,” Challenge, vol. 51, no. 5 (September-October 2008), pp. 5-19. (Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper version.)

John Schmitt, Margy Waller, Shawn Fremstad, and Ben Zipperer
Unions and Upward Mobility for Low-wage Workers,” WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, vol. 11 (2008), no. 3 (September), pp. 337-348.

John Schmitt. “Unions and Upward Mobility for Latino Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, September 2008. (In Spanish: “Sindicatos y movilidad ascendente para trabajadores hispanos.”)

Rebecca Ray, Janet Gornick, and John Schmitt. “Parental Leave Policies in 21 Countries: Assessing Generosity and Gender Equality,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, September 2008.

John Schmitt. “The Union Wage Advantage for Low-Wage Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2008.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Recession: How Bad Will It Get?” Challenge, May-June 2008, pp. 27-42. (CEPR Briefing Paper version.)

John Schmitt. “Unions and Upward Mobility for African-American Workers,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, April 2008.

Mark Weisbrot, John Schmitt, and Luis Sandoval. “The Economic Impact of a U.S. Slowdown on the Americas,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2008. (In Spanish: “El impacto de una desaceleración de la economía estadounidense en el hemisferio occidental.”)

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “The Decline in African-American Representation in Unions and Manufacturing, 1979-2007,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2008.

Shawn Fremstad, Rebecca Ray, Liz Chimienti, and John Schmitt. “Movin’ On Up: Reforming America’s Social Contract to Provide a Bridge to the Middle Class,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 2008.

Ben Zipperer and John Schmitt. “Union Rates Increase in 2007,” CEPR Union Byte, January 25, 2008.

John Schmitt. “The Decline of Good Jobs,” Challenge, vol. 51, no. 1 (January-February 2008), pp. 5-25.

Vicente Navarro and John Schmitt. “The Crisis of the European Union: Weakening of the EU Social Model,” Challenge, vol. 51, no. 1 (January-February 2008), pp. 69-77.

John Schmitt. “Is the Unemployment Rate in Sweden Really 17 Percent?” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 38 (2008), no. 1, pp. 183-190. (Working paper version.)

Rebecca Ray and John Schmitt. “The Right to Vacation: An International Perspective,” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 38 (2008), no. 1, pp. 21-46. (Appeared earlier as: “No-Vacation Nation,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2007; and as:
No-vacation nation USA — a comparison of leave and holiday in OECD countries,” European Economic and Employment Policy Brief, No. 3, 2007, European Trade Union Institute-Research Education Health and Safety, Brussels.)

Eileen Appelbaum, Dean Baker, and John Schmitt. “The Need for an Economic Stimulus Package,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2008.

John Schmitt and David Rosnick. “‘Misunderestimating’ Living Standards,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2008.

2007

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth. “Changes in the Relative Economic Performance of Immigrants to Great Britain and the United States, 1980–2000,” British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 45 (2007), no. 4 (December), pp. 659-686. (A working paper version of the paper is available here.)

Shawn Fremstad and John Schmitt. “Unions Improve Jobs at the Bottom,” Policy Innovations, November 29, 2007.

John Schmitt. “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Job Quality in the United States over the Three Most Recent Business Cycles,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, November 2007.

Dean Baker and John Schmitt. “The Real Economic Crisis,” The Guardian “Comment is Free”, October 14, 2007.

John Schmitt, Margy Waller, Shawn Fremstad, and Ben Zipperer
Unions and Upward Mobility for Low-wage Workers,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, August 2007. (In Spanish: “Sindicatos y movilidad ascendente para trabajadores de bajos salarios.”)

Ben Zipperer and John Schmitt. “In Keeping Down American Workers, Corporate Crime Pays,” Alternet, July 20, 2007.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Old Europe Goes to Work: Rising Employment Rates in the European Union,” Challenge, vol. 50, no. 3 (May-June 2007), pp. 99-106. (CEPR Briefing Paper
version [PDF].)

Heather Boushey and John Schmitt. “Job Tenure and Firm Size Provisions Exclude Many Young Parents from Family and Medical Leave,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, June 2007.

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “Is the U.S. a Good Model for Reducing Social Exclusion in Europe?” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 37 (2007), no. 1, pp. 15-45; also published as “¿Representa Estados Unidos un buen modelo para intentar reducir la ‘exclusión social’ en Europa?” in Alfonso Guerra and José Félix Tezanos (eds.), El rumbo de Europa, Madrid: Fundación Sistema, 2006, pp. 147-184. Reprinted in: Vicente Navarro (ed.), Neoliberalism, Globalization and Inequalities: Consequences for Health and Quality of Life, Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing, 2007; and “Is the U.S. a Good Model for Reducing Social Exclusion in Europe?post-autistic economics review, no. 40 (December 2006), pp. 2-17. (CEPR Briefing Paper version [PDF].)

Andrew Glyn, Joachim Möller, Wiemer Salverda, John Schmitt, and Michel Sollogoub. “Employment Differences in Distribution: Wages, Productivity, and Demand,” (pp. 141-175) in Mary Gregory, Wiemer Salverda, and Ronald Schettkat (eds.), Services and Employment: Explaining the U.S.-European Gap, Princeton University Press, 2007.

Adriaan S. Kalwij and Stephen Machin with Laura Blow, Marijke van Deelen, François Gardes, Maria-Jose Luengo Prado, Javier Ruiz-Castillo, John Schmitt, and Christophe Starzec. “Comparative Service Consumption in Six Countries,” (pp. 109-140) in Mary Gregory, Wiemer Salverda, and Ronald Schettkat (eds.), Services and Employment: Explaining the U.S.-European Gap, Princeton University Press, 2007.

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “The Decline in African-American Representation in Unions and Manufacturing, 1979-2006,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, March 2007.

David R. Howell, Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, and John Schmitt. “Are Protective Labor Market Institutions at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Review of the Evidence,” Capitalism and Society, vol. 2, no. 1 (March 2007).

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “Union Byte: Union Rates Fall in 2006, Severe Drop in Manufacturing,” Center for Economic and Policy Research, January 25, 2007.

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2007.

2006

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth. “Is there an impact of household computer ownership on children’s educational attainment in Britain?” Economics of Education Review, vol. 25, no. 6, (December 2006) pp. 659-73. (Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper
version.)

Vicente Navarro and John Schmitt. “The Future of Social Europe: The Liberal versus the Social Model,” in What Kind of Union? What Kind of Future? What Kind of Europe? Conference Volume, Krakow, Poland: Jagiellonian University, 2006.

John Schmitt. “What Happened to the American Jobs Machine?” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, October 2006.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “The Impact of Undercounting in the Current Population Survey,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, August 2006.

John Schmitt. “An Analysis of the New York State ‘Fair Share for Health Care’ Bill” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2006.

David Howell and John Schmitt. “Vive Les Jeunes,” The American Prospect, vol. 17, no. 6 (June), 2006, pp. 16-18.

David Howell and John Schmitt. “Employment Regulation and French Unemployment: Were the French Students Right After All?” [PDF] Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, New School, April 14, 2006.

Andrew Glyn, David Howell, and John Schmitt. “Labor Market Reforms and Unemployment: Does the Evidence Tell an Orthodox Tale,” Challenge, vol. 49, no. 2, (March-April 2006), pp. 5-22. (Working paper
version [PDF].)

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Missing Inaction: Evidence of Undercounting of Non-Workers in the Current Population Survey,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, January 2006.

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “The Decline in African-American Representation in Unions and Auto Manufacturing, 1979-2004,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Issue Brief, January 2006.

John Schmitt and Ben Zipperer. “Unions Hold Their Own in 2005,” Center for Economic and Policy Research Union Byte, January 2006.

2005

Heather Boushey and John Schmitt. “Impact of Proposed Minimum-Wage Increase on Low-income Families,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, December 2005.

John Schmitt. Review of Downsizing in America: Reality, Causes, and Consequences by William J. Baumol, Alan S. Blinder, and Edward N. Wolff,
British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 43, no. 3 (September 2005), pp. 541-43.

John Schmitt. “How Good is the [US] Economy at Creating Good Jobs?” [PDF]
Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, October 2005.

John Schmitt. “Labor markets and economic inequality in the United States since the end of the 1970s,” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 655-673; this is a revised and updated version of “Mercados de trabajo y desigualdad en el plano económico en los Estados Unidos desde finales de la década de los años setenta,” in Gerardo Fujii and Santos M. Ruesga (eds.), El trabajo en un mundo globalizado, Madrid: Ediciones Pirámide, 2004. [Here is a working-paper version of the paper [PDF].]

Vincent Navarro and John Schmitt. “Economic Efficiency versus Social Equality? The U.S. Liberal Model versus the European Social Model,” International Journal of Health Services, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 613-630. Reprinted in: Vicente Navarro (ed.), Neoliberalism, Globalization and Inequalities: Consequences for Health and Quality of Life, Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing, 2007.

John Schmitt. “Is It Time to Export the US Tax Model to Latin America?” Challenge, vol. 48, no. 3 (May-June 2005), pp. 46-68. [A briefing-paper version of this paper [PDF] is available from the Center for Economic and Policy Research.]

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Correcting Employment Rates in the 2000 Decennial Census Using Information from the CPS-Census 2000 Match,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, May 2005.

Vicenç Navarro and John Schmitt. “¿A dónde va el socioliberalismo? Una crítica del libro Quo Vadis Europa? Por qué la Unión Europea sigue creciendo más lentamente que Estados Unidos,” Revista Principios: Estudios de Economía Política, no. 2 (May), 2005.

John Schmitt. “Changing patterns of economic mobility of immigrants to the United States, 1980-2000,” [PDF] paper prepared for the LoWER Annual Conference, Mannheim, Germany, April 15-16, 2005.

Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David Howell, and John Schmitt. “Labour Market ‘Reform’ and Cross-Country Employment Performance: Does the Evidence Tell an Orthodox Tale?” [PDF] paper prepared for the LoWER Annual Conference, Mannheim, Germany, April 15-16, 2005, revised September 11, 2005.

2004

John Schmitt. “Mercados de trabajo y desigualdad en el plano económico en los Estados Unidos desde finales de la década de los años setenta” (“Labor markets and economic inequality in the United States since the end of the 1970s”),in Gerardo Fujii and Santos M. Ruesga (eds.), El trabajo en un mundo globalizado, Madrid: Ediciones Pirámide, 2004. Reprinted in: Vicente Navarro (ed.), Neoliberalism, Globalization and Inequalities: Consequences for Health and Quality of Life, Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing, 2007.

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth.”Is the OECD Jobs Strategy Behind US and British Employment and Unemployment Success in the 1990s?” in David Howell (ed.), Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. [A working-paper version of this paper [PDF] is available from the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School.]

Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David Howell, and John Schmitt. “Labor Market Institutions and Unemployment: A Critical Assessment of the Cross-Country Evidence,” in David Howell (ed.), Fighting Unemployment: The Limits of Free Market Orthodoxy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. [A working-paper version of this paper [PDF] is available from the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School.]

Vicente Navarro, John Schmitt, and Javier Astudillo. “The Evolution of the Welfare State in Developed Capitalist Countries During the Decade of the 1990s,” Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 28, no. 1 (January 2004), pp. 133-152. Also appeared in longer form as: “Is Globalization Undermining the Welfare State? The Evolution of the Welfare State in Developed Capitalist Countries During the 1990s,” in Vicente Navarro (ed.), Neoliberalism, Globalization and Inequalities: Consequences for Health and Quality of Life, Amityville, New York: Baywood Publishing, 2007.

John Schmitt and Dean Baker. “Bad Times: The Impact of Changes in Work Schedules on Productivity Growth,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, November 2004.

John Schmitt. “The rise in job displacement, 1991-2004: the crisis in American manufacturing,” Challenge, vol. 47, no. 6 (November – December 2004), pp. 46-68. [A briefing paper version of this paper [PDF] is available from the Center for Economic and Policy Research.]

John Schmitt. “Recent job loss hits the African-American middle class hard,” [PDF]
Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, October 2004.

Arne L. Kalleberg, Eileen Appelbaum, Steve Sleigh, and John Schmitt. “Taking the measure of workers and jobs: surveying what workers want (and get) from their union and company,” Final Report to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, September 2004.

John Schmitt. “Lessons for the IMF: Sometimes efficiency is not the best measure,” International Herald Tribune, September 30, 2004, p. 8.

Jonathan Wadsworth and John Schmitt. “Head to Head: Flexible working is necessary for countries to compete effectively in the global market? No,” RSA Journal, July 2004, p. 17.

John Schmitt. “Labor market performance in Pennsylvania, 2001-2004: Pennsylvania lags behind the Nation,” [PDF] “Labor market performance in Michigan, 2001-2004: Michigan lags behind the nation,” [PDF] and “Labor market performance in Ohio, 2001-2004: Ohio lags behind the nation,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Papers, September 2004.

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth. “Computer assisted exam results,” [PDF] CentrePiece, Summer 2004, pp. 8-15.

Sarah Gammage and John Schmitt. “Los inmigrantes mexicanos, salvadoreños y dominicanos en el mercado laboral estadounidense: las brechas de género en los años 1990 y 2000,” Part 1 [PDF]; Part 2 [PDF]; and Appendix [PDF], Serie Estudios y Perspectivas No. 20, Mexico City: United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, June 2004.

John Schmitt. “Job displacement over the business cycle, 1991-2001,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, June 2004.

Jared Bernstein and John Schmitt. “The Expenditures of Working Families with Critical Housing Affordability Problems: Trends and Tradeoffs,” Report by the Economic Policy Institute for the Center for Housing Policy, June 28, 2004.

Arne L. Kalleberg, Eileen Appelbaum, Steve Sleigh, and John Schmitt. “For better or worse: union and company trust and citizenship behaviors,” [PDF] paper prepared for the Industrial Relations Research Association meetings, San Diego, CA, January 2-5, 2004.

John Schmitt. “Estimating household consumption expenditure in the United States using the Interview and Diary portions of the 1980, 1990, and 1997 Consumer Expenditure Surveys,” [PDF] DEMPATEM Working Paper No. 1, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies, University of Amsterdam, February 2004.

Andrew Glyn, Wiemer Salverda, Joachim Möller, John Schmitt, and Michel Sollogoub. “Employment differences in services: the role of wages, productivity and demand,” [PDF] DEMPATEM Working Paper No. 12, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies, University of Amsterdam, February 2004.

2003

Jared Bernstein, Heidi Hartmann, and John Schmitt. “The Minimum Wage Increase: A Working Woman’s Issue,” in Ellen Mutari and Deborah M. Figart (eds.), Women and the Economy: A Reader, Armonk, New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2003. [A briefing-paper version of this paper [PDF] is available from the Economic Policy Institute.]

Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn, David Howell, and John Schmitt. “Unemployment and Labor Market Institutions: The Failure of the Empirical Case for Deregulation,”
paper prepared for the International Labor Organization, December 2003. [A longer, working-paper version of this paper [PDF] is available from the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School.]

Heather Boushey and John Schmitt. “Hard Times in the New Millennium: The fate of youth in the Bush years,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, November 2003.

Dean Baker and John Schmitt. “Labor Market Protections and Unemployment: Does the IMF Have a Case?” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper. November 3, 2003.

John Schmitt. Review of White-collar Sweatshop: The Deterioration of Work and Its Rewards in Corporate America by Jill Andresky Fraser, British Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 41, no. 2 (June 2003), pp. 373-74.

Dean Baker and John Schmitt. “Growing Pain: The Expense of Drugs for the Elderly,” [PDF] Center for Economic and Policy Research Briefing Paper, February 10, 2003.

John Schmitt. “Creating a consistent hourly wage series from the Current Population Survey’s Outgoing Rotation Group, 1979-2002,” Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington, DC, August 2003.

2002

John Schmitt. “Os trabalhadores e a Nova Economia: algumas lições recentes vindas dos Estados Unidos” [“Workers and the new economy: some early lessons from the United States”] in DIEESE (ed.) Emprego e desenvolvimento tecnológico: experiências sindicais, setoriais e regionais, Sao Paolo: DIEESE, 2002. [English version of this paper [PDF], presented at the International Seminar on “Alternativas de Desenvolvimento e a Questão Regional,” Rio de Janeiro, August 27 and 28, 2001.]

Dean Baker and John Schmitt. “Die makroökonomischen Wurzeln der hohen Arbeitslosigkeit in Europa – Der Einfluß des Wachstums im Ausland” (“The Macroeconomic Roots of High European Unemployment: The Role of International Demand”), in Eckhard Hein and Achim Truger (eds.), Moderne Wirtschaftspolitik = Koordinierte Makropolitik, Marburg, Germany: Metropolis–Verlag, 2002.

Vicenç Navarro, John Schmitt, and Javier Astudillo. “La importancia de la política en la supuesta globalización económica: la evolución de los estados de bienestar en el capitalismo desarrollado durante la década de los años noventa.” Sistema (Madrid), November 2002, No. 171, pp. 3-46

Sarah Gammage and John Schmitt. “Background report on social indicators in Latin America at the turn of the century,” paper prepared for the Social Development Division of the Inter-American Development Bank, February 27, 2002.

John Schmitt. “Labor-market transitions and the measurement of labor-market capacity,” [PDF] paper prepared for meeting of the project on New Cross-National Architecture for Labor-Market Statistics, Bellagio, Italy, September 23-27, 2002.

John Schmitt. “Supply, demand, and the wages of recent college graduates in the 1990s,” [PDF] paper prepared for the Russell Sage Foundation (Grant No. 85-99-02), June 14, 2002.

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth. “Give PCs a Chance: Changes in Personal Computer Ownership Rates in the United States and Great Britain,” [PDF] Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper 526, London School of Economics. April 2002.

2001

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. The State of Working America 2000-2001. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2001.

John Schmitt. “Did Job Quality Deteriorate in the 1980s and 1990s?”
in Ivar Berg and Arne Kalleberg (eds.) Sourcebook of Labor Markets: Evolving Structures and Processes, New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishing, 2001.

John Schmitt. “Factors affecting and reflecting labor-market adaptability in the United States, 1989-2000,” paper prepared for Algoé project on “Labor-market adaptability” for the European Commission, Directorate-General Employment and Social Affairs, August 30, 2001.

Sarah Gammage and John Schmitt. “Women’s Capabilities and Opportunities in Latin America at the Turn of the Century: What Do the Data Say?” Paper prepared for the Women in Development Program Unit of the Inter-American Development Bank, February 20, 2001.

John Schmitt. “Low-tech proves its worth in jobs creation race,” The Guardian, September 24, 2001, p. 23.

John Schmitt and William Stanley. “Finance-Led Development, or Why People are Leaving El Salvador,” paper prepared for the Latin American Studies Association, XXIII International Congress, Washington, DC, September 6-8, 2001.

John Schmitt. “The impact of changing composition on the inequality of earnings among recent college graduates in the 1980s and 1990s,” paper prepared for the Russell Sage Foundation (Grant No. 85-99-02), June 8, 2001.

John Schmitt. “Earnings of recent college graduates in the 1980s and 1990s: evidence from the Current Population Survey, the National Association of Colleges and Employers ‘Salary Survey,’ and the Recent College Graduate / Baccalaureate and Beyond Surveys,” paper prepared for the Russell Sage Foundation (Grant No. 85-99-02), February 28, 2001.

2000

John Schmitt and Lawrence Mishel. “The United States and Europe: Who’s Really Ahead?” in Jeff Madrick (ed.) Unconventional Wisdom: Alternative Perspectives on the New Economy, New York: The Century Foundation Press, 2000.

John Schmitt. “Demand drives US jobs success,” The Guardian, September 4, 2000, p. 25.

John Schmitt. “The Rise and Fall of Job Training,” (short) The American Prospect, August 28, 2000, p. 9.

John Schmitt. “The Upside of Unemployment Insurance,” (short) The American Prospect, July 31, 2000, p. 10.

John Schmitt. “Minimum Wage Careers,” (short) The American Prospect, March 27-April 10, 2000, p. 8.

John Schmitt. “Health Care and the Entrepreneurial Spirit,” (short) The American Prospect, March 13, 2000, p. 14.

John Schmitt. “The old business cycle has not yet been licked,” The Guardian, February 12, 2000, p. 18.

John Schmitt. “The Employment Effects of the 1996-97 Increases in the Federal Minimum Wage: Another Look at the Card and Deere, Murphy, and Welch Tests,” unpublished paper, Economic Policy Institute, January 2000.

1999

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. The State of Working America 1998-99. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1999.

John Schmitt. “Labor Market Flexibility and Job Creation in the United States,”
in Ludwig Bussmann (ed.), Vollbeschäftigung und Tertiarisierung (Drei-Sektoren-Hypothese), Berlin: Duncker & Humblot, 1999.

John Schmitt. “Inequality and Globalization: Some Evidence from the United States,” in Don Kalb, Marco van der Land, Richard Staring, Bart van Steenbergen, and Nico Wilterdink (eds.), The Ends of Globalization: Bringing Society Back In,
Boulder, Colorado: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

John Schmitt. “Globalization and Labor Markets: A View from the United States,” [PDF] in Carl Lankowski (ed.), Responses to Globalization in Germany and the United States: Seven Sectors Compared. AICGS Research Report No. 10. Washington, D.C.: American Institute for Contemporary German Studies , 1999.

Jared Bernstein, Edie Rasell, John Schmitt, and Robert Scott. “Tax Cut No Cure for Middle Class Economic Woes,” [PDF] Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper. September 1999.

John Schmitt. “Waiting for the Hangover,” Chicago Tribune, September 6, 1999, p. 19. (Also appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Baltimore Sun, and 28 other Knight-Ridder newspapers.)

John Schmitt. “The Wrong Lesson From America,” The Guardian, August 30, 1999, p. 18.

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. “Leisure for All,” Boston Review, Summer 1999, pp. 20-21.

John Schmitt. “Dizzy Dow leaves US feeling low,” The Guardian, January 18, 1999, p. 19.

1998

Jared Bernstein, Lawrence Mishel, and John Schmitt. “The US Model: The Wages of Inequality,” in John Vail and Jane Wheelock (eds.), Work and Idleness: The Political Economy of Full Employment, Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Press, 1998.

John Schmitt and Lawrence Mishel. “An Evaluation of the G7 Economies in the 1990s,” Challenge, November-December 1998, vol. 41, no. 6, pp. 39-59.

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. “Dismantling the Myth of the ‘New’ American Economy,” WorkingUSA, September-October 1998, pp. 8-24.

John Schmitt, Lawrence Mishel, and Jared Bernstein. “Unterschätzte soziale Kosten, überbewertete ökonomische Vorteile des ‘US-Modells,’” WSI Mitteilungen, April 1998, pp. 271-79. Reprinted as “Dangers for European Workers in the U.S. Economic Model,” in WorkingUSA, May-June 1998, pp. 73-85; and as “An Evaluation of the Costs and Benefits of the US Model,” Economic Report, vol. 12, no. 8, September 1998, London: Employment Policy Institute.

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. “Finally, Real Wage Gains: Lower Unemployment, Higher Minimum Wage Spur Recent Wage Growth,”
Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper. July 1998.

Jared Bernstein and John Schmitt. Making Work Pay: The Impact of the 1996-97 Minimum Wage Increase. Washington, D.C.: Economic Policy Institute, May, 1998.

John Schmitt, “Rip-roaring success for reregulation,” The Guardian, May 4, 1998, p. 17.

1997

Jared Bernstein and John Schmitt. “The Sky Hasn’t Fallen: An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of the October 1996 Increase in the Minimum Wage,” WorkingUSA, September-October 1997, pp. 81-91.

Robert Scott, Thea Lee, and John Schmitt. “Trading Away Good Jobs: An Examination of Employment and Wages in the U.S. 1979-94,” [PDF]
Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper. October 1997.

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. “Did Technology Have Any Effect on the Growth of Wage Inequality in the 1980s and 1990s?” Economic Policy Institute Working Paper. April 1997.

1996

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. The State of Working America 1996-97. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1996.

William Spriggs and John Schmitt. “The Minimum Wage: Blocking the Low-Wage Path,” in Todd Schafer and Jeff Faux (editors), Reclaiming Prosperity: A Blueprint for Progressive Economic Reform Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1996.

John Schmitt. “Education isn’t everything: widening earnings gaps are as much the result of other policies,” New Economy (London: Institute for Public Policy Research), December 1996, pp. 204-08.

Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and John Schmitt. “The State of American Workers,” Challenge, November-December 1996, pp. 33-42.

John Schmitt. “The Minimum Wage and Job Loss.” Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper. January 1996.

John Schmitt and Jared Bernstein. “Out of Date on the Minimum Wage,” The Washington Post, June 5, 1996, p. A23.

John Schmitt. “Behind the Numbers: Cooked to Order,” The American Prospect, May-June 1996, pp. 82-85.

John Schmitt and Lawrence Mishel. “Did International Trade Lower Less-skilled Wages During the 1980s? Standard Theory and Evidence” Economic Policy Institute Technical Paper. July 1996.

1995

Lawrence Mishel and John Schmitt (eds.). Beware the U.S. Model: Jobs and Wages in a Deregulated Economy. Washington, DC: Economic Policy Institute, 1995.

John Schmitt. “The Changing Structure of Male Earnings in Britain, 1974-88,”
in Richard Freeman and Lawrence Katz (eds.), Changes and Differences in Wage Structures: An International Comparison, National Bureau of Economic Research Series, Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

Lawrence Mishel and John Schmitt. “Cutting Wages by Cutting Welfare: The Impact of Welfare Reform on the Low-Wage Labor Market,” Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper, September 1995.

Before 1995

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth. “The Rise in Inactivity,” in Andrew Glyn and David Miliband (eds.), Paying for Inequality. London: River Oram Press, 1994.

El Salvador section in World Outlook 1994, London: The Economist Intelligence Unit, 1994.

Country Report: El Salvador, 4th Quarter 1993. London: The Economist Intelligence Unit, 1994.

John Schmitt and Jonathan Wadsworth. “Unemployment Benefit Levels and Search Activity,” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 55, no. 1 (February 1993), pp. 1-24.

John Schmitt. “El Salvador: Central Bank, Exchange Officials Eye Overhaul of Regulatory Structure,” Latin America Service of the International Securities Regulation Report, November 2, 1993, p. 3.

John Schmitt. “Export Promotion in El Salvador: Is Getting Prices Right Enough?” Centre for Economic Performance Working Paper No. 384. London School of Economics. August 1993.

John Schmitt. “In Union There is Art,” New Art Examiner, April 1987, pp. 24-26.

John Schmitt. “Debt: South of the Border, Going South,” In These Times, October 15, 1986, p. 11.