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Daniel Peter Kuehn

American University, Department of Economics

Education:

2015    Ph.D., Economics American University, expected
2009    M.P.P., The George Washington University, specializing in Labor Market Policy
2006    B.A. Economics and Sociology, The College of William and Mary

Fields: Labor economics, gender economics, macroeconomics

Research Interests: Labor economics, the science, engineering, and health workforces, the economics of gender and race, labor market policy evaluation, economic history, history of economic thought, and macroeconomics

Career Brief: Daniel Kuehn is a doctoral student in American University’s department of economics. He is on the macroeconomics track, with field work in labor economics and gender economics. Before coming to American University, Daniel was a research associate in the Urban Institute’s Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population. At the Urban Institute, he worked on evaluations of child welfare programs and job training programs, and conducted research on youth employment, racial disparities, unemployment insurance, asset building, and the science and engineering workforce. Daniel has a master’s degree from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary.
Professional Background:

Fall 2013     Adjunct Professor, American University, History of Economic Thought
Summer 2013   Infometrics Institute Summer Fellow
2012-         Co-Investigator, Sloan Foundation research grant: “Science and engineering pathways in a loosely coupled system”
2011-2012     Teaching Assistant, American University
2008-2012     Research Associate II, the Urban Institute
2009          Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Research Fellow
2006-2008     Research Assistant to Robert D. Reischauer, President of the Urban Institute
2006-2007     Research Assistant, the Urban Institute
2003-2006     Research and Teaching Assistant, College of William and Mary

Referee:

  • Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics
  • Social Problems
  • Journal of Negro Education

 Peer-reviewed journal articles:

 Articles in progress:

  • Kuehn, Daniel. “Home Production, House Values, and the Great Recession”. Under Review
  • Kuehn, Daniel. “The Employment and Earnings Effects of the Georgia Job Creation Tax Credit”. Under Review
  •  Kuehn, Daniel, Harold Salzman, and B. Lindsay Lowell. “Science and Engineering Pipelines or Pathways?: Implications for Analysis and Policy”
  • Kuehn, Daniel. “An Information Theoretic Approach to Grade Inflation”
  • Kuehn, Daniel. “The Problem of Unemployment when Markets Clear”
  • Kuehn, Daniel. “Foreign Student Pathways to the Workforce: The H-1B and the OPT”
  • Kuehn, Daniel and David Churvis. “The Economic Case for Robust Public Space Exploration and Settlement”

Book Chapters:

Other publications and reports:

  • Kuehn, Daniel. 2013. “Immigration: Low-skilled workers need not apply”. Regulation. September, 2013.
  • Salzman, Hal, Daniel Kuehn, and Lindsay Lowell. 2013. “Guestworkers in the High Skill U.S. Labor Market: An Analysis of Supply, Employment, and Wage Trends“. Economic Policy Institute Briefing Paper #359.
  • Kuehn, Daniel, and Margaret Simms. 2013. “Labor Markets”. Encyclopedia of Race and Racism, 2nd Ed., edited by Patrick Mason. Macmillan Reference USA: Detroit, MI.
  • Kuehn, Daniel. 2013. “The Labor Market Performance of Young Black Men in the Great Recession”. Unemployment and Recovery Project, Brief #10. Washington D.C.: The Urban Institute.
  • Feinberg, Robert, Daniel Kuehn, Signe-Mary McKernan, Douglas Wissoker, and Sisi Zhang. 2012. “What Explains Variation in Title Charges?: A Study of Five Large Markets”. Final report prepared for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.
  • Eyster, Lauren, Demetra Smith Nightingale, Burt Barnow, Carolyn O’Brien, John Trutko, and Daniel Kuehn.  2012.  “Implementation and Early Training Outcomes of the High Growth Job Training Initiative: Final Report. Final report prepared for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.
  •  Turner, Margery Austin, Jennifer Comey, Daniel Kuehn, and Austin Nichols. 2011. “Helping Poor Families Gain and Sustain Access to High-Opportunity Neighborhoods”.  Washington, DC: The Urban Institute.
  •  Kuehn, Daniel, Robert Lerman, Lauren Eyster, Wayne Anderson, Galina Khatutsky, and Joshua Wiener. 2011. “Characteristics of Long-Term Care Apprenticeship Programs: Implications for Evaluation Design”.  Washington D.C.: Prepared for Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Anderson, Wayne, Galina Khatutsky, Joshua Wiener, Robert Lerman, and Daniel Kuehn. 2010. “A Descriptive Analysis of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Program”. Washington D.C.:  Prepared for Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Wiener, Joshua, Wayne Anderson, Daniel Kuehn, and Robert Lerman. 2011. “Evaluation Design Options for the Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Program”. Washington D.C.: Prepared for Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  •  Kuehn, Daniel. 2011. “Metropolitan Job Growth Patterns in the Great Recession.” Unemployment and Recovery Project, Working Paper 1. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.
  • “Technological Unemployment”, “National Monetary Commission”, “Quantity Theory of Money”, “Coin’s Financial School”, and “International Monetary Conference”, The Encyclopedia of American Populism, Alexandra Kindell and Elizabeth Demers, (eds.), ABC-CLIO, forthcoming in 2013.
  • McKernan, Signe-Mary, Caroline Ratcliffe, and Daniel Kuehn. 2010. “Prohibitions, Price Caps, and Disclosures: A Look at State Policies and Alternative Financial Product Use.” Final report prepared for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.
  • Pindus, Nancy, Daniel Kuehn, and Rachel Brash. 2010. “State Restrictions on Small-Dollar Loans and Financial Services, 2005-2009.” Final report prepared for the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Washington, D.C.: The Urban Institute.
  • Kuehn, Daniel. 2010. “Identification Problems in Economic Enlightenment Surveys: A Reply to Buturovic and KleinEcon Journal Watch 7(3).
  • Vericker, Tracy, Mike Pergamit, Jennifer Macomber, and Daniel Kuehn. 2009. “Second Generation Latinos Connecting to School and Work.” Brief produced for the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation: Washington, D.C.
  • Kuehn, Daniel, Mike Pergamit, Jennifer Macomber, and Tracy Vericker. 2009. “Multiple Pathways Connecting School and Work.” Brief produced for the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation: Washington, D.C.
  • McDaniel, Marla, and Daniel Kuehn. 2009. “Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Youth from Low Income Working Families.” Low Income Working Families Project, The Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Kuehn, Daniel, and Marla McDaniel. 2009. “Vulnerable Youth and the Transition to Adulthood: Low Income African American Youth.” Low Income Working Families Project, The Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.
  • Simms, Margaret C. and Daniel Kuehn. 2008. “Unemployment Insurance During a Recession.” Recession and Recovery Brief No. 2. The Urban Institute: Washington D.C.
  • Macomber, Jennifer, Daniel Kuehn, Marla McDaniel, Tracy Vericker, Mike Pergamit, Stephanie Cuccaro-Alamin, Barbara Needell, Dean Duncan, Hye-Chung Kum, Joy Stewart, Chung-Kwon Lee, and Richard Barth. 2008.  “Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties.” Report produced for the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation: Washington, D.C.
  • Kramer, Fredrica, Kenneth Finegold, Daniel Kuehn. 2008. “Understanding the Consequences of Hurricane Katrina for ACF Service Populations: A Feasibility Assessment of Study Approaches.” Report produced for the Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families: Washington, D.C.
  • Kuehn, Daniel. 2008. “The Challenges of Prisoner Reentry: Facts and Figures” The Urban Institute: Washington D.C.
  • Vericker, Tracy, Daniel Kuehn, and Randolph Capps. 2007. “Title IV-E Funding: Funded Foster Care Placements by Child Generation and Ethnicity” The Urban Institute: Washington D.C.
  • Kuehn, Daniel, Tracy Vericker and Randolph Capps. 2007. “Child Sexual Abuse: Removals by Child Generation and Ethnicity” The Urban Institute: Washington D.C.
  • Vericker, Tracy, Daniel Kuehn, and Randolph Capps. 2007. “Foster Care Placement Settings and Permanency Planning: Patterns by Child Generation and Ethnicity” The Urban Institute: Washington D.C.

Presentations:

  • “The Employment and Wage Effects of the Georgia Job Creation Tax Credit: An RDD Approach”, at the 23rd Annual Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, Washington D.C. March 30th, 2013. Winner, best graduate level oral presentation in the social sciences.
  • “The Employment and Wage Effects of the Georgia Job Creation Tax Credit: An RDD Approach”, at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Fall Conference, Washington D.C. November 3rd, 2011.
  • “Framing the Discussion about ‘Shortages’ of Engineers”, at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA September 26th 2011.
  • “The Supply of New Engineers”, at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA September 25th 2011.
  • “Setting the Stage: Background on Engineering Graduates”, at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA October 22nd 2010.
  • “Vulnerability, Risk, and the Transition to Adulthood”, at the Southern Economic Association 79th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX November 22nd, 2009.
  • “How Do Vulnerable Youth Fare as Young Adults?” with Mike Pergamit, Jennifer Macomber, and Tracy Vericker at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C., May 7, 2009.
  • “Race, Employment, and the Transition to Adulthood”, at the Annual Conference of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, LA, April 2nd, 2009.
  • “Vulnerability, Risk, and the Transition to Adulthood”, at IZA’s First Annual Meeting on the Economics of Risk Behavior, Washington, D.C., March 21st, 2009.
  • “Skills Mismatch in the United States”, at the Southern Economic Association 78th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., November 21st, 2008.
  • “Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Mid-Twenties”, at the Annual National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics Conference, Nashville, TN, August 19th, 2008
  • “Economic Restructuring as a Contemporary Urban Problem: Evidence from 1990-2006”, at the Urban Affairs Association 38th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 24th, 2008
  • “Patterns of Economic Restructuring from 1990 to 2007: A Group-Based Trajectory Analysis,” at the 71st Annual Southern Sociological Society Conference, on April 10th, 2008
  • “Understanding Homeless Youth”, at Maryland’s Tenth Annual Child Abuse, Neglect and Delinquency Judicial Conference, Ocean City, MD, October 16, 2007.
  • “Immigration Issues in the Child Welfare System: Findings from Texas”, with Tracy Vericker at Maryland’s Tenth Annual Child Abuse, Neglect and Delinquency Judicial Conference, Ocean City, MD, October 16, 2007.
  • “Immigration Issues in the Child Welfare System: Findings from Texas”, with Tracy Vericker at The 10th National Child Welfare Data and Technology Conference: Making IT Work: Linking Data with Practice and Outcomes, July 19th, 2007.

Grants and Fellowships:

  • 2012-2014: Sloan Foundation research grant: “Science and engineering pathways in a loosely coupled system”
  • 2009: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Research Fellow
  • 2006: College of William and Mary Student Research Grant
  • 2006: Batten Scholarship for Pre-Honors Research
  • 2005-2006: Mellon Teaching Fellowship for Econometrics at William and Mary
  • 2002-2006: Monroe Scholar, The College of William and Mary

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