47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

Paper Presenters - Submit your paper to your panel’s moderator by April 3, 2017

Thursday, April 20 • 1:20pm - 2:45pm
TH1.20.15 Equity Effects of New Labor Market Policies

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Anticipated Impact, Actual Effects: Understanding Employer Responses Over Time to Local Minimum Wage Laws
Scott Allard, University of Washington; Jennifer Romich, University of Washington; Anne Althauser, University of Washington; James Buszkiewicz, University of Washington; Emmi Obara, University of Washington

A Fair Chance at Work: Employment Chances for African Americans under “Ban the Box” Laws
Amanda Martin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Understanding the Differentiated Impact of Virginia's VIEW Program for Multiple Populations: Which Program Components Matter Most?
Elsie Harper-Anderson, Virginia Commonwealth University; Wendy Carter-Veale, University of Maryland Baltimore County

The Economic and Social Welfare Impact of Wage Theft: Implications for Theory and Practice
Jacob Lesniewski, Dominican University; Joshua Drucker, University of Illinois Chicago; Jessica Darrow, University of Chicago

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Jacob Lesniewski

Assistant Professor, Dominican University
I teach social policy to social workers. I think a lot about how low-wage workers (and low-wage immigrant workers especially) can improve their working conditions. I spend a lot of time working with worker centers in Chicago. I'm starting to think about privatization and its effects... Read More →
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Amanda Martin

PhD Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Elsie Harper-Anderson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University


Elizabeth Nisbet, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Thursday April 20, 2017 1:20pm - 2:45pm
Lakeshore B (1st Floor)