Howell, David R.

Howell, David R.

David R.  Howell
Ph.D., Economics, The New School
Professor of Economics, Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy

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David R. Howell is a professor of economics and public policy, and directs the Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy at The New School. He is a Faculty Research Fellow at the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (The New School), and a Research Scholar at the Political Economy Research Institute (U-Mass Amherst). His research focuses on institutions and labor market outcomes.
Courses Taught:
  • Economics of Inequality and Unemployment
  • Economics for Management and Public Policy
  • Political Economy and Public Policy Analysis I and II


Recent Publications:
Howell, David,"Unemployment Benefits and Work Incentives: The U.S. Labor Market in the Great Recession," Oxford Review of Economic Policy (forthcoming) (with Bert M. Azizoglu).

Howell, David, "Institutions, Aggregate Demand and Cross-Country Employment Performance: Alternative Theoretical Perspectives and the Evidence," forthcoming in Eckhard Hein and Engelbert Stockhammer (eds): A Modern Guide to Keynesian Macroeconomics and Economic Policies (Elgar).

Howell, David, "By What Measure? A Comparison of French and U.S. Labor Market Performance With New Indicators of Employment Adequacy," International Review of Applied Economics (with Anna Okatenko), July 2010. (PDF)

Howell, David, "Unemployment compensation and high European unemployment: a reassessment with new benefit indicators," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 25, 1 (2009): pp.60–93 (with Miriam Rehm).

Howell, David, "The Importance of Accounting for Job Quality: Charting U.S. Economic Performance with Alternative Labor Market Indicators," Challenge, January-February 2008, pp 26-44 (with Mamadou Diallo).

Howell, David, "Are Protective Labor Market Institutions at the Root of Unemployment? A Critical Review of the Evidence.]," Capitalism and Society, 2, 1 (2007): pp. 1-71 (with Dean Baker, Andrew Glyn and John Schmitt).

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