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MPI's Labor Markets Advisory Group

MPI's Labor Markets Advisory Group

The Labor Markets Initiative, active in 2009-13, was led by then MPI President Demetrios Papademetriou and Senior Vice President Michael Fix. The Initiative’s work was also guided by a group of leading experts in labor economics, welfare policy, and immigration. The members of the Labor Markets Advisory Group were:

Frank D. Bean 
Chancellor’s Professor and Director, Center for Research on Immigration, Population and Public Policy, University of California – Irvine

Rebecca M. Blank 
Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce

Jeanne Butterfield
Senior Counsel, The Raben Group and former Executive Director, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Maria Echaveste
Co-Founder and Partner, Nueva Vista Group and former Deputy Chief of Staff for President Clinton

Jennifer Gordon 
Associate Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law and MacArthur Prize Fellow (1999-2004)

Gordon H. Hanson 
Professor of Economics and Director, Center on Pacific Economies, University of California, San Diego, and Co-Editor, Journal of Development Economics

Harry J. Holzer 
Professor, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute, and former Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Labor

Gerald D. Jaynes 
Professor of Economics, Professor of African-American Studies and Director of Studies in African American Studies, Yale University

Joseph J. Minarik 
Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development, and former Policy Director and Chief Economist for the House Budget Committee

Pia M. Orrenius 
Senior Economist and Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and Research Fellow, IZA Institute of Labor

Esther Olavarria 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S .Department of Homeland Security

Giovanni Peri 
Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis and Research Associate, NBER

Mark C. Regets
Economist and Senior Analyst, National Science Foundation Division of Science Resources Studies, and Research Fellow, IZA Institute of Labor

William M. Rodgers III 
Chief Economist, Heldrich Center for Workforce Development

Frank Sharry 
Executive Director, America's Voice, and former Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

Chad Stone 
Chief Economist, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Note: Members of the Labor Markets Advisory Group act in an advisory capacity only. The content of publications issued by MPI's Labor Markets Initiative remains the sole responsibility of the authors.