Non-academic pieces

"Why We Need to Help Kids Go to College Wherever They Want." CNN Money. April 2018 (with Jay Shambaugh)

"Going Away to College? School Distance as a Barrier to Higher Education" EconoFact March 2018.

Wozniak, Abigail. 2018. “Coming and Going: Encouraging Geographic Mobility and College Entrance and Exit to Lift Wages.” In Revitalizing Wage Growth. Eds. Jay Shambaugh and Ryan Nunn. Washington D.C.: Brookings Institution, The Hamilton Project.

Wozniak, Abigail. 2018. Review of Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty. Journal of Economic Literature. 2018(March).


"Labor Mobility: Guidance for the Next Administration" Center for Equitable Growth Oct 2016

"Jobs Report Not as Bad as It Seems" CNBC Sep 2016

"Screening Technologies and Disadvantaged Job Applicants" VoxEU May 2014

Press mentions and features

Quartz Media You Should Probably Be Looking for a New Job Right Now June 2018

Marketplace Why Walmart's Employees Are Getting a Raise Now Jan 2018

New York Times Upshot 'Forget about the Stigma': Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men Jan 2018

Wall Street Journal Why More Men Are Becoming Nurses Oct 2017

Marketplace MAGAnomics: The White House Economy Plan is Not Without Its Flaws July 2017

Bloomberg Businessweek The Truth about the Gig Economy June 2017

The Atlantic If Declining Towns Deserve to Die, Where Should Their Residents Go? May 2017

NPR's Marketplace Why Aren't We Moving as Much for Work? April 2017

WBUR On Point  Staying Put: Why Nobody's Moving Right Now Feb 2017

WGBH Innovation Hub Why Are Americans Moving Less? Feb 2017

CBS News Moneywatch Staying Put: Why Americans Aren't Moving Nov 2016

The Economist Recruitment and Inequality: Pandora's Box Aug 2016

Slate Why do employers still rountinely drug-test workers? Dec 2015

Bloomberg How to Fight Racism With a Drug Test May 2014

The Huffington Post U.S. Companies Often Assume Black Job Applicants Do Drugs May 2014

The Dish Drug Tests Reduce Racism May 2014

Mic New Study Finds Unlikely Beneficiaries of Drug Testing: Black Men May 2014

Time Study: Drug Testing Boosts African-American Employment May 2014

The Daily Beast Are We Addicted to Drug Testing? May 2014

The Washington Post Robert Samuelson: Our Stay-Put Society May 2014

The Atlantic CityLab Why Americans Are Moving Less: New Jobs Aren’t Worth It April 2014

Forbes How Can America Become More Dynamic? June 2013

Slate Moneybox Why Don’t People Move Anymore? May 2013

Bloomberg As Job Flow Slows, Americans Get Stuck in Place May 2013

The Wall Street Journal What Workers Lose By Staying Put May 2012

The New York Times Jobless Rate Is Not the New Normal April 2011

Bloomberg Fed Data Cruncher Finding No New Normal Unemployment Nationwide July 2011

Freakonomics Mobility in the U.S. is Down. What’s More of a Factor: the Housing Slump, or Air-Conditioning? August 2011

The Washington Post Why Americans Stopped Relocating, in One Graph September 2011

USA Today Rising Cost of Relocation Hampers Job Market July 2011

The Huffington Post Dear Class of 2011: Good Luck… You’re Really Going to Need It! May 2011

The Wall Street Journal Scarred in Candyland October 2010