Peter R. Mueser
Research Fellow

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Mueser Peter Mueser is Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, where he has taught since 1985. His research focuses on poverty, welfare, job training programs and migration. His work is published in The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Regional Science, The American Journal of Political Science, The Journal of Urban Economics, Demography, The Journal of Labor Economics and other social science journals. His book, Welfare and Work: Experiences in Six Cities, coauthored with Christopher King (Upjohn Institute, 2005), examines the employment experiences of welfare recipients during the period of welfare reform.

He has held positions at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and the Johns Hopkins University. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago in 1983.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2005.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10007  Christopher Jepsen
Peter R. Mueser
Kyung-Seong Jeon
The Benefits of Alternatives to Conventional College: Labor-Market Returns to Proprietary Schooling
7772  Colleen M. Heflin
Peter R. Mueser
Aid to Jobless Workers in Florida in the Face of the Great Recession: The Interaction of Unemployment Insurance and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program
6759  Sarah Hamersma
Carolyn J. Heinrich
Peter R. Mueser
Temporary Help Work: Compensating Differentials and Multiple Job-Holding
6758  Christopher Jepsen
Peter R. Mueser
Kenneth Troske
Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis
(revision published in: Journal of Political Economy, 2016, 124 (3), 621-649)
4569  Carolyn J. Heinrich
Peter R. Mueser
Kenneth Troske
Kyung-Seong Jeon
Daver C. Kahvecioglu
New Estimates of Public Employment and Training Program Net Impacts: A Nonexperimental Evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Program
(published as "Do Public Employment and Training Programs Work?" in: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2013, 2:6 [journal version])
3131  Peter R. Mueser
David W. Stevens
Kenneth Troske
The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism: An Analysis of Maryland and Missouri
1520  Andrew Dyke
Carolyn J. Heinrich
Peter R. Mueser
Kenneth Troske
The Effects of Welfare-to-Work Program Activities on Labor Market Outcomes
786  Peter R. Mueser
Kenneth Troske
Alexey Gorislavsky
Using State Administrative Data to Measure Program Performance
584  Carolyn J. Heinrich
Peter R. Mueser
Kenneth Troske
Welfare to Temporary Work: Implications for Labor Market Outcomes
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2005, 87 (1), 154-173)
561  William J. Carrington
Peter R. Mueser
Kenneth Troske
The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism
 

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