Research and Presentations
Our research involves qualitative and quantitative studies, understanding program rules, and writing policy briefs and research reports. The research we are conducting is the foundation of all the products we develop.
Elias Ilin, Alex Ruder, and Ellyn Terry. "The Racial Income Gap and Benefits Cliffs," Partners Update. September 18, 2020.
Elias Ilin, John Robertson, Alex Ruder, and Ellyn Terry. "Amid the COVID-19 Crisis, a Tale of Two Southeastern Cities," Partners Update. May 13, 2020.
Elias Ilin, John Robertson, Alex Ruder, and Ellyn Terry. "Amid the COVID-19 Crisis, a Tale of Two Cities," macroblog. April 9, 2020.
John Robertson, Alexander Ruder. "Do Higher Wages Mean Higher Standards of Living?" macroblog. January 16, 2020.
David Altig and Laurence J. Kotlikoff. "A Different Type of Tax Reform." macroblog. March 22, 2019.
Benefits Cliffs as a Barrier to Career Advancement for Low-Income Adults: Insights from Employment Services Providers
Alexander Ruder, Julie Siwicki, Ellyn Terry, and Tamilore Toyin-Adelaja
Discussion Paper 2020-2 (March 2020)
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Benefits Cliffs and the Financial Incentives for Career Advancement: A Case Study of the Health Care Services Career Pathway
David Altig, Elias Ilin, Alexander Ruder, and Ellyn Terry
Discussion Paper 2020-1 (January 2020)
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"Alabama, Atlanta Fed partner on new workforce development resource," Birmingham Business Journal, November 6, 2020.
"Alabama launches First-in-the-Nation Workforce Tool," WTVY 4, October 29, 2020.
"DAVID workforce development tool to help Alabama workers achieve self-sufficiency," Alabama Newscenter, October 26, 2020.
"State launches first-in-nation career tool," Alabama Daily News, October 23, 2020.
"Alabama announces online dashboard to aid people visualize new careers," Alabama Political Reporter, October 22, 2020.
"DAVID Tool Launches to Help Alabama Workers Achieve Self-Sufficiency," Selma Times-Journal, October 22, 2020.
"Tax Burden Equal to 70% Rate Crushes Americans Unable to Pay," Bloomberg Wealth, October 15, 2020.
Benefits Cliffs and Career Choice: Understanding the Financial Incentives for Career Advancement , Governor's Opportunity Summit, Montgomery, AL, January 16, 2020
"Get to Know Your Workforce": Discussing the Benefits Cliff, Economy Matters podcast, November 17, 2019
Benefits Cliffs and Career Choice: Understanding the Financial Incentives for Career Advancement , AASD/NASTA Annual Educational Conference, Charlotte, NC, August 26, 2019
Benefit Cliffs: An Exploration with the Atlanta Fed , Early Learning Coalition of Orange County and Orlando Economic Partnership, Orlando, FL, August 14, 2019
Workforce Development as a Driver of Economic Mobility , "Evening with the Fed" at the Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Birmingham, AL, July 29, 2019
David Altig: 2019 Florida Business Leaders' Summit on Prosperity and Economic Opportunity, May 23, 2019, West Palm Beach, FL
David Altig: Investing in America's Workforce Conference, October 5, 2017, Austin, TX
David Altig, Alan J. Auerbach, Laurence J. Kotlikoff, Elias Ilin, Victor Ye, "Marginal Net Taxation of Americans' Labor Supply," NBER Working Paper No. 27164.