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First Name: Rebecca
Middle Name: M.
Last Name: Blank
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Postal Address: University of Wisconsin, Chancellor's office 161 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Drive Madison, WI 53706
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Affiliation

(47%) National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
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(47%) Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
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(6%) Economics Department
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison, Wisconsin (United States)
Homepage: http://www.econ.wisc.edu/
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Phone: 608/263-2989
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Jordan D. Matsudaira & Rebecca M. Blank, 2008. "The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families," NBER Working Papers 14038, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Rebecca M. Blank & Kerwin Kofi Charles & James M. Sallee, 2007. "Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? A Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior," NBER Working Papers 13667, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Rebecca M. Blank & Heidi Shierholz, 2006. "Exploring Gender Differences in Employment and Wage Trends Among Less-Skilled Workers," NBER Working Papers 12494, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Blank, Rebecca M., 2004. "Poverty, Policy And Place: How Poverty And Policies To Alleviate Poverty Are Shaped By Local Characteristics," Working Papers, Oregon State University, Rural Poverty Research Center (RPRC) 18920, Oregon State University, Rural Poverty Research Center (RPRC).
  5. Rebecca M. Blank, 2002. "U.S. Welfare Reform: What's Relevant for Europe?," CESifo Working Paper Series 753, CESifo Group Munich.
  6. Rebecca M. Blank, 2002. "Can Equity and Efficiency Complement Each Other?," NBER Working Papers 8820, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Rebecca M. Blank, 2002. "Evaluating Welfare Reform in the United States," NBER Working Papers 8983, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Rebecca M. Blank & David T. Ellwood, 2001. "The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor," NBER Working Papers 8437, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Robert F. Schoeni & Rebecca M. Blank, 2000. "What has Welfare Reform Accomplished? Impacts on Welfare Participation, Employment, Income, Poverty, and Family Structure," NBER Working Papers 7627, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Rebecca M. Blank, 2000. "What Causes Public Assistance Caseloads to Grow?," JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research 18, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research.
  11. Rebecca M. Blank, 1999. "When Can Public Policy Makers Rely on Private Markets? The Effective Provision of Social Services," NBER Working Papers 7099, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Rebecca M. Blank & David Card & Philip K. Robins, 1999. "Financial Incentives for Increasing Work and Income Among Low- Income Families," HEW, EconWPA 9902002, EconWPA.
  13. Rebecca M. Blank, 1999. "What Goes Up Must Come Down? Explaining Recent Changes in Public Assistance Caseloads," JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research 78, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research.
  14. Rebecca M. Blank & Tracey L. Meares, 1997. "Social Organization and Drug Law Enforcement," JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research 13, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research.
  15. Rebecca M. Blank, 1997. "No Easy Answers: Comparative Labor Market Problems in the United States Versus Europe," Macroeconomics, EconWPA 9711003, EconWPA.
  16. Rebecca M. Blank, 1994. "The Dynamics of Part-Time Work," NBER Working Papers 4911, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Rebecca M. Blank & Christine C. George & Rebecca A. London, 1994. "State Abortion Rates: The Impact of Policies, Providers, Politics, Demographics, and Economic Environment," NBER Working Papers 4853, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Rebecca M. Blank & Patricia Ruggles, 1993. "When Do Women Use AFDC & Food Stamps? The Dynamics of Eligibility vs. Participation," NBER Working Papers 4429, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Rebecca M. Blank, 1993. "Public Sector Growth and Labor Market Flexibility: The United States vs. The United Kingdom," NBER Working Papers 4339, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Rebecca M. Blank & Richard B. Freeman, 1993. "Evaluating the Connection Between Social Protection and Economic Flexib ility," NBER Working Papers 4338, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Rebecca M. Blank, 1991. "Why Were Poverty Rates So High in the 1980s?," NBER Working Papers 3878, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. Maria J. Hanratty & Rebecca M. Blank, 1990. "Down and Out in North America: Recent Trends in Poverty Rates in the U.S. and Canada," NBER Working Papers 3462, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  23. Rebecca M. Blank & Harvey S. Rosen, 1989. "Recent Trends in Housing Conditions Among the Urban Poor," NBER Working Papers 2886, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  24. Rebecca M. Blank & David Card, 1989. "Recent Trends in Insured and Uninsured Unemployment: Is There an Explanation?," NBER Working Papers 2871, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Rebecca M. Blank, 1987. "Disaggregating the Effect of the Business Cycle on the Distribution of Income," NBER Working Papers 2397, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  26. Rebecca M. Blank, 1987. "Why are Wages Cyclical in the 1970's?," NBER Working Papers 2396, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  27. Rebecca M. Blank, 1986. "How Important is Welfare Dependence?," NBER Working Papers 2026, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  28. Rebecca M. Blank & Alan S. Blinder, 1985. "Macroeconomics, Income Distribution, and Poverty," NBER Working Papers 1567, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  29. Rebecca Blank & Craig Riddell, 1985. "Simultaneously Modelling the Supply of Weeks and Hours of Work Among Female Household Heads," Working Papers 577, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
  30. Rebecca Blank, 1983. "An Analysis of Worker Sectoral Choice: Public vs. Private Employment," Working Papers 551, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
  31. Rebecca Blank, 1983. "Welfare, Wages and Migration, An Analysis of Locational Choice by Female-Headed Households," Working Papers 550, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section..
  32. Sexauer, Benjamin & Blank, Rebecca & Kinnucan, Henry, 1976. "Minnesota Agricultural Economist No. 576," Minnesota Applied Economist/Minnesota Agricultural Economist, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics 163687, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
  33. Rebecca Blank, . "The Effect of the 1996 Welfare Reforms," IPR working papers 96-21, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University.
  34. Rebecca M. Blank, . "Is There a Trade-off between Unemployment and Inequality? No Easy Answers: Labor Market Problems in the United States versus Europe," Economics Public Policy Brief Archive ppb_33, Levy Economics Institute.
  35. Joseph G. Altonji & Rebecca M. Blank, . "Race and Gender in the Labor Market," IPR working papers 98-18, Institute for Policy Resarch at Northwestern University.

Articles

  1. Jordan D. Matsudaira & Rebecca M. Blank, 2014. "The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low‐Income Families," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 33(1), pages 7-35, 01.
  2. Rebecca M. Blank & Kerwin Kofi Charles & James M. Sallee, 2009. "A Cautionary Tale about the Use of Administrative Data: Evidence from Age of Marriage Laws," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 128-49, April.
  3. Rebecca Blank, 2008. "Report of the Search Committee for the Editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 629-29, May.
  4. David Card & Rebecca M. Blank, 2008. "The Changing Incidence and Severity of Poverty Spells among Female-Headed Families," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 387-91, May.
  5. Rebecca M. Blank, 2008. "Presidential address: How to improve poverty measurement in the United States," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(2), pages 233-254.
  6. Rebecca M. Blank, 2008. "Promoting banking services among low-income customers," New England Community Developments, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, pages 1-7.
  7. Blank Rebecca M, 2006. "Was Welfare Reform Successful?," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, De Gruyter, vol. 3(4), pages 1-5, March.
  8. Alan Auerbach & Rebecca Blank & Martin Feldstein & Michael Katz & Kenneth Rogoff, 2006. "Reviews of the 2006 Economic Report of the President," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 44(3), pages 662-693, September.
  9. Blank, Rebecca Margaret, 2006. "Introduction," Labour Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 13(6), pages 665-666, December.
  10. Rebecca M. Blank, 2005. "Tracing the Economic Impact of Cumulative Discrimination," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 95(2), pages 99-103, May.
  11. Rebecca M. Blank, 2005. "An Overview of Welfare-to-Work Efforts," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 3(2), pages 03-07, 07.
  12. Rebecca M. Blank & Robert F. Schoeni, 2003. "Changes in the Distribution of Children's Family Income over the 1990's," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 93(2), pages 304-308, May.
  13. Rebecca Blank, 2003. "Selecting Among Anti-Poverty Policies: Can an Economist be Both Critical and Caring?," Review of Social Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 61(4), pages 447-469.
  14. Blank, Rebecca M., 2002. "Can equity and efficiency complement each other?," Labour Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 9(4), pages 451-468, September.
  15. Rebecca M. Blank, 2002. "Evaluating Welfare Reform in the United States," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 40(4), pages 1105-1166, December.
  16. Blank, Rebecca M., 2002. "What do economists have to contribute to policy decision-making?," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 42(5), pages 817-824.
  17. Rebecca M. Blank, 2001. "What Causes Public Assistance Caseloads to Grow?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 36(1), pages 85-118.
  18. Rebecca M. Blank, 2001. "Declining caseloads/increased work: what can we conclude about the effects of welfare reform?," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Sep, pages 25-36.
  19. Blank, Rebecca M, 2000. "When Can Public Policy Makers Rely on Private Markets? The Effective Provision of Social Services," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 110(462), pages C34-49, March.
  20. Rebecca M. Blank, 2000. "Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government: Fighting Poverty: Lessons from Recent U.S. History," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 14(2), pages 3-19, Spring.
  21. Blank, Rebecca M, 2000. "The State of British Economics," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 110(464), pages F350-54, June.
  22. Rebecca M. Blank, 2000. "Strong Employment, Low Inflation: How Has the US Economy Done So Well?," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 26(s1), pages 175-186, July.
  23. Rebecca M. Blank, 1997. "Job creation and destruction; What employers want: Job prospects for less-educated workers; and does training for the disadvantaged work? Evidence from the national JTPA study," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(2), pages 311-314.
  24. Rebecca M. Blank, 1997. "Policy Watch: The 1996 Welfare Reform," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 11(1), pages 169-177, Winter.
  25. Blank, Rebecca M. & George, Christine C. & London, Rebecca A., 1996. "State abortion rates the impact of policies, providers, politics, demographics, and economic environment," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 15(5), pages 513-553, October.
  26. Rebecca M. Blank & Patricia Ruggles, 1996. "When Do Women Use Aid to Families with Dependent Children and Food Stamps? The Dynamics of Eligibility Versus Participation," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 31(1), pages 57-89.
  27. Blank, Rebecca M, 1995. "Changes in Inequality and Unemployment over the 1980s: Comparative Cross-National Responses," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 8(1), pages 1-21, February.
  28. Rebecca Blank, 1995. "Teen pregnancy: government programs are not the cause," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 1(2), pages 47-58.
  29. Rebecca M. Blank, 1994. "Policy Watch: Proposals for Time-Limited Welfare," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 8(4), pages 183-193, Fall.
  30. Blank, Rebecca M & Ruggles, Patricia, 1994. "Short-Term Recidivism among Public-Assistance Recipients," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 84(2), pages 49-53, May.
  31. Rebecca M. Blank & David Card, 1993. "Poverty, Income Distribution, and Growth: Are They Still Connected," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 24(2), pages 285-340.
  32. Rebecca M. Blank, 1993. "Evaluating welfare and training programs, edited by Charles F. Manski and Irwin Garfinkel. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992, 364 pp. Price: $39.95 cloth," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 12(3), pages 596-599.
  33. Hanratty, Maria J & Blank, Rebecca M, 1992. "Down and Out in North America: Recent Trends in Poverty Rates in the United States and Canada," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 107(1), pages 233-54, February.
  34. Blank, Rebecca M, 1991. "The Effects of Double-Blind versus Single-Blind Reviewing: Experimental Evidence from The American Economic Review," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 81(5), pages 1041-67, December.
  35. Blank, Rebecca M & Card, David E, 1991. "Recent Trends in Insured and Uninsured Unemployment: Is There an Explanation?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 106(4), pages 1157-89, November.
  36. Blank, Rebecca M, 1990. "Why Are Wages Cyclical in the 1970s?," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 8(1), pages 16-47, January.
  37. Blank, Rebecca M., 1989. "Analyzing the length of welfare spells," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(3), pages 245-273, August.
  38. Blank, Rebecca M, 1989. "The Role of Part-Time Work in Women's Labor Market Choices over Time," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 79(2), pages 295-99, May.
  39. Blank, Rebecca M, 1989. "Disaggregating the Effect of the Business Cycle on the Distribution of Income," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 56(222), pages 141-63, May.
  40. Rebecca M. Blank, 1989. "The Effect of Medical Need and Medicaid on AFDC Participation," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 24(1), pages 54-87.
  41. Blank, Rebecca M, 1988. "Simultaneously Modeling the Supply of Weeks and Hours of Work among Female Household Heads," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 6(2), pages 177-204, April.
  42. Blank, Rebecca M., 1988. "The effect of welfare and wage levels on the location decisions of female-headed households," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 24(2), pages 186-211, September.
  43. Rebecca M. Blank, 1985. "An analysis of workers' choice between employment in the public and private sectors," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 38(2), pages 211-224, January.
  44. Blank, Rebecca M., 1985. "The impact of state economic differentials on household welfare and labor force behavior," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 25-58, October.

Chapters

  1. Altonji, Joseph G. & Blank, Rebecca M., 1999. "Race and gender in the labor market," Handbook of Labor Economics, Elsevier, in: O. Ashenfelter & D. Card (ed.), Handbook of Labor Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 48, pages 3143-3259 Elsevier.
  2. Rebecca M. Blank, 1994. "Introduction to "Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?"," NBER Chapters, in: Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, pages 1-20 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Rebecca M. Blank, 1994. "Public Sector Growth and Labor Market Flexibility: The United States versus the United Kingdom," NBER Chapters, in: Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, pages 223-264 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Rebecca M. Blank & Richard B. Freeman, 1994. "Evaluating the Connection between Social Protection and Economic Flexibility," NBER Chapters, in: Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, pages 21-42 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Rebecca M. Blank & Maria J. Hanratty, 1993. "Responding to Need: A Comparison of Social Safety Nets in Canada and the United States," NBER Chapters, in: Small Differences That Matter: Labor Markets and Income Maintenance in Canada and the United States, pages 191-232 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Blank, Rebecca M. (ed.), 2009. "Social Protection vs. Economic Flexibility," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 0, number 9780226056807, March.
  2. Rebecca M. Blank, 1994. "Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number blan94-1, October.

NEP Fields

10 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2006-09-16
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 1999-05-03
  3. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2006-09-16
  4. NEP-IND: Industrial Organization (1) 1999-05-03
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2007-12-19 2008-06-07
  6. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (2) 2002-03-04 2006-09-16
  7. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 1999-05-03 2002-03-14
  8. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (5) 1999-03-08 1999-05-03 2000-01-17 2000-05-16 2001-08-21. Author is listed
  9. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (2) 1999-05-03 2001-08-21
  10. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2001-08-21
  11. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (2) 1999-05-03 2000-01-17

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