David Howell
David Howell

Professor of Urban Policy

The New School

David R. Howell is a professor of economics and public policy and directs the doctoral program in public and urban policy at The New School. He is an affiliated member of the New School’s economics department, a faculty research fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (The New School), and a research scholar at the Political Economy Research Institute (University of Massachusetts Amherst). His research focuses on institutions and labor market outcomes.

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Authored By David Howell

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How Exceptional is American Job Quality? Decent- and Poverty-Pay Rates by Age, Gender, and Education in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and France*

LaborFamiliesInequality & Mobility
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Low Pay in Rich Countries: Institutions, Bargaining Power, and Earnings Inequality in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and France

LaborInequality & Mobility
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From Decent to Lousy Jobs: New Evidence on the Decline in American Job Quality, 1979-2017

LaborInequality & Mobility

The employment effects of a much higher U.S. federal minimum wage: Lessons from other rich countries


The misplaced debate about job loss and a $15 minimum wage

FamiliesInequality & MobilityLabor
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What’s the right minimum wage? Reframing the debate from ‘no job loss’ to a ‘minimum living wage’

TOPICS: Minimum Wage

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