Kansas State University, USA
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Kansas State University, USA
Public economics, labor economics, health economics, economics of education
PhD in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
"The effect of post-baccalaureate certificates on job search: Results from a correspondence study." Labour Economics (with H. Cassidy and S. Namingit).
The Impact of Childhood Health Shocks on Parental Labor Supply. Aarhus University, Department of Economics and Business Economics Working Paper No. 2020–02, 2020 (with T. L. Mundbjerg Eriksen, N. Skipper, and J. Svensson).
Chronic diseases worsen labor market outcomes, but firms’ hiring and retention policies can reduce themAmanda Gaulke, January 2021Chronic health conditions are a global concern and can impact labor market outcomes of those diagnosed and their caregivers. Since the global prevalence of many chronic health conditions is on the rise, it is important to know what firms can do to retain and hire workers who are impacted. Firms can improve hiring by addressing biases against potential employees with chronic health conditions. Furthermore, firms can retain impacted workers by offering workplace flexibility such as partial sick leave, work hour flexibility, and part-time work options.MoreLess