Susan N. Houseman

W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

300 South Westnedge Avenue

Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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

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Domestic Outsourcing in the United States: A Research Agenda to Assess Trends and Effects on Job Quality

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 16-253
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Apr 2016
UC Berkeley, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Center for Economic and Policy Research
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Outsourcing, subcontracting, independent contractors, staffing services, earnings inequality, job quality, data limitations, managerial theory

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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
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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
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flexible staffing, part-time, contingent, work

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

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

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Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Part-Time Employment: Early Evidence

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2016
Marcus Dillender, Carolyn Heinrich and Susan N. Houseman
University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health - Division of Health Policy and Administration, Vanderbilt University and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Affordable Care Act, employer-sponsored health insurance, employer mandate, part-time employment, involuntary part-time employment

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Understanding the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Employment

Upjohn Institute working paper, 18-287, 2018
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jun 2018
Susan N. Houseman
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Manufacturing, Productivity, Price Deflators, Trade, Offshoring, Outsourcing, Automation

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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
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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
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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
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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 &Apos;Work First&Apos;

NBER Working Paper No. w11743
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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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
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retirement, social security, older, workers, Houseman, Abraham

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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
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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 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2010
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Manufacturers' Outsourcing to Employment Services

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Matthew Dey, Susan N. Houseman and Anne Elise Polivka
Bureau of Labor Statistics, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 128 (262,857)
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outsourcing, measurement, statistics, employment, manufacturing

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The Potential Effects of Federal Health Insurance Reforms on Employment Arrangements and Compensation

Upjohn Institute Working Paper 15-228
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Marcus Dillender, Carolyn Heinrich and Susan N. Houseman
University of Illinois at Chicago - School of Public Health - Division of Health Policy and Administration, Vanderbilt University and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Downloads 77 (367,465)
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Affordable Care Act, temporary help, part-time

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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 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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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, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 56 (433,550)
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Foreign outsourcing, TFP, price measurement, growth accounting

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Temporary Help Employment in Recession and Recovery

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 15-227
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 13 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2015
Susan N. Houseman and Carolyn Heinrich
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Vanderbilt University
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temporary help employment, business cycle

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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 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
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
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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
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short-time compensation, work sharing, unemployment insurance, manufacturing

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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
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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 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
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
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Book Reviews

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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The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w17972
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2021
David H. Autor, Susan N. Houseman and Sari Pekkala Kerr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Wellesley College (WCW)
Downloads 29 (553,578)
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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
Bureau of Labor Statistics, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 26 (571,519)
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outsourcing, contracting out, employment services

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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
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Contract Work at Older Ages

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Apr 2020
Katharine G. Abraham, Brad Hershbein and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Contract work, independent contractor, self-employment, online platform, retirement, Gallup

Contract Work at Older Ages

NBER Working Paper No. w26612
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2021
Katharine G. Abraham, Brad Hershbein and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Short‐Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience During the Recent Recession

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 543-567, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Sep 2014
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
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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

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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

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

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