Sarah Bohn

Research Fellow
(415) 291-4413
bohn@ppic.org
curriculum vitae

Expertise

• Income and employment
   Income distribution
   Poverty and poverty measurement
   California’s economy
• Immigration and immigrants
   Immigration and U.S. labor markets
   Immigration policy
• Higher education
   Community colleges
   Workforce preparedness

Experience
Research Assistant, Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland, College Park (2004-2007). Instructor, microeconomics, University of Maryland, College Park (2006). Research Assistant, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (1999-2002).

Education
Ph.D. (2007) and M.A. (2005), economics, University of Maryland, College Park.

PPIC Publications
California's Future (co-authored with Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Caroline Danielson, Ryken Grattet, Ellen Hanak, Joseph Hayes, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Shannon McConville, Eric McGhee, Paul Warren, and Margaret Weston). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Future: Economy Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California's Health Workforce Needs: Training Allied Workers (co-authored with Shannon McConville and Laurel Beck). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

California’s Need for Skilled Workers Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Child Poverty and the Social Safety Net in California (co-authored with Caroline Danielson). Public Policy Institute of California, 2014.

Child Poverty in California (co-authored with Matt Levin) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2013.

The California Poverty Measure: A New Look at the Social Safety Net (co-authored with Caroline Danielson, Matt Levin, Marybeth Mattingly, and Christopher Wimer). Public Policy Institute of California, 2013.

The Impact of Budget Cuts on California’s Community Colleges (co-authored with Belinda Reyes and Hans Johnson). Public Policy Institute of California, 2013.

Poverty in California (co-authored with Matt Levin) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2013.

Immigrants and the Labor Market (co-authored with Eric Schiff) Public Policy Institute of California, Just the Facts, 2011.

Lessons from the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act (co-authored with Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael). Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

The Great Recession and Distribution of Income in California (co-authored with Eric Schiff) Public Policy Institute of California, 2011.

New Patterns of Immigrant Settlement in California Public Policy Institute of California, 2009.

Other Selected Publications

"Did the 2007 Legal Arizona Workers Act Reduce the State’s Unauthorized Immigrant Population?” (with Magnus Lofstrom and Steven Raphael), forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics.

"Immigration and Informal Labor” (with Emily Owens), Industrial Relations v. 51, No. 4, 2012.

"The Quantity and Quality of New Immigrants in the U.S.,” Review of Economics of the Household, v.8, n.1, 2010.