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Michael G. Mueller-Smith

Funded Research:

Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS) Pilot (Laura and John Arnold Foundation)

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Department of Economics.

Ph.D., Columbia University

Mike Mueller-Smith's research examines topics related to the economics of crime, discrimination, and public assistance programs, most notably the wide-ranging effects of incarceration and the lives of sexual minorities. He is currently working on studying the household spillovers of the criminal justice system, felony disenfranchisement and safety net bans resulting from felony drug convictions. In 2017, he will join the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan as an Assistant Professor.

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Journal Articles

Aldén, Lina, Lena Edlund, Mats Hammarstedt, and Michael G. Mueller-Smith. 2015. "Effect of Registered Partnership on Labor Earnings and Fertility for Same-Sex Couples: Evidence From Swedish Register Data." Demography, 52(4): 1243-1268. DOI. Abstract.

Other Reports

Mueller-Smith, Michael G. 2015. "The Criminal and Labor Market Impacts of Incarceration." Working paper

Mueller-Smith, Michael G., and Kevin Schnepel. 2015. "Federal Bans from the Food Stamps Program for Felony Drug Offenders." Working paper