Professor of Economics and Deputy Director of the Center for Poverty Research
University of California, Davis
Ann Huff Stevens is a professor of economics and deputy director of the Center for Poverty Research at the University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on workers and labor markets, the incidence and effects of job loss, and poverty and safety net dynamics. Stevens’ current work examines returns to career and technical education programs, the dynamics of Earned Income Tax Credit eligibility, and longitudinal aspects of male labor force nonparticipation. Stevens received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and previously served as a faculty member at Rutgers University and Yale University. She is a faculty research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research and a member of the Institute for Research on Poverty’s Research Network on Employment and Self Sufficiency. At UC Davis, Stevens has served as chair of the Department of Economics, interim dean of the Graduate School of Management, and founding director of the Center for Poverty Research. Since 2010, she has served as a principal investigator on grants totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Science Foundation, and others.
- 2018, Understanding men’s nonemployment using longitudinal data: Wage opportunities, employment dynamics, and long-term effects, $60,000, co-funded with the Russell Sage Foundation