The Impact of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply in the United States

Researchers:
Fieldwork by:
Location:
Chicago
Sample:
42,358 households
Timeline:
1997 - 2005
Target group:
  • Job seekers
  • Adults
  • Workers
Outcome of interest:
  • Earnings and income
  • Employment
  • Take-up of program/social service/healthy behavior
Intervention type:
  • Housing and neighborhoods

Jacob, Brian and Jens Ludwig. 2012. "The Effects of Housing Assistance on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Voucher Lottery." American Economic Review 102(1): 272-304.