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David Neumark


University of California, Irvine

David Neumark is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Irvine. He is also a Bren Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Fellow of IZA. He has held prior positions at the Public Policy Institute of California, Michigan State University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Federal Reserve Board. He is a labor economist with broad public policy interests including: age, sex, and race discrimination; the economics of aging; affirmative action; minimum wages, living wages, and other anti-poverty policies; the economics of education; youth labor markets; and local economic development.

Neumark has received prior funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Child and Human Development, the National Cancer Institute, the Social Security Administration, as well as from numerous foundations. He was the recipient of a Special Emphasis Research Career Award from the National Institute of Aging, focusing on age discrimination and the economics of aging.

Neumark has published numerous articles related to aging and age discrimination, including articles in the following peer-reviewed outlets: Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, National Tax Journal, Contemporary Economic Policy, Research on Aging, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Public Finance Review, and Social Security Bulletin.

Associated Research Projects

UM18-08: Relative Sizes of Age Cohorts & Employment and Labor Force Participation of Older Workers
UM16-04: Do State Age Discrimination Protections Reduce Hiring Discrimination Against Older Workers?
UM15-08: Does Eliminating the Earnings Test Increase Old-Age Poverty of Women?
UM13-04: Did Age Discrimination Protections Help Older Workers Weather the Great Recession?
UM12-07: The Effects of Increases in the Normal Retirement Age when Age Discrimination Protections are Stronger: Evidence from the Hiring Side
UM11-15: Policy Interactions between Increases in the Normal Retirement Age and Age Discrimination Laws
UM02-13: Multiple Program Use by Older Americans: Social Security, Early Retirement, and Supplemental Security Income
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