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Jeannette Wicks-Lim

Associate Research Professor

Political Economy Research Institute


Jeannette Wicks-Lim is Associate Research Professor at the Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Wicks-Lim specializes in labor economics with an emphasis on the low-wage labor market and has an overlapping interest in the political economy of race. Her recent research includes economic impact studies of minimum wage and living wage proposals. Prior to coming to PERI, Wicks-Lim was a visiting professor at Marlboro College, in Marlboro, Vermont. She has also worked as a research assistant for the Economic Policy Institute and a research associate for Monitoring the Future at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Wicks-Lim completed her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2005.

Focus: Development, Economy, Ethics, Jobs, United States, Americas

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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2008

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