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Estimated Impact of Mandated Paid Sick Leave in the City of Albuquerque
July 12, 2019
The University of New Mexico’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) was commissioned by the Albuquerque City Council to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the impacts of a City ordinance mandating that private employers provide paid sick leave (PSL) to their employees. BBER’s analysis is based on surveys of private employers and employees of private businesses in the City of Albuquerque, public administrative data sources, meetings with representatives of stakeholder groups and a review of policies and research on PSL policies in in other municipalities and governments throughout the US.
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Analysis of UNM's Faculty Worklife Survey
February 13, 2015
In the fall of 2013, UNM implemented a Faculty Worklife Survey at UNM Main Campus, developed by Academic Leader ship Fellow Melissa Bokovoy and Associate Provost for Faculty Development Virginia Scharff, based on a similar survey designed by the University of Wisconsin and implemented there and at a number of other universities across the country. The UNM survey responses were compiled and the results made available on a limited basis last year. Several months after the survey was completed, UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research was asked to analyze the survey results. Having had a leadership role in a Legislative Task Force on Work - Life Balance, BBER was enthusiastic about this assignment. The survey was well designed and comprehensive in its exploration of issues.
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A Chart and Map Book of Population and Selected Economic Indicators for the NM Counties
December 1, 2009
A Chart and Map Book of Population and Selected Economic Indicators for the NM Counties
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The Impacts of the $9.50 Living Wage on the Economy of the City of Santa Fe, Part II
November 1, 2007
Post-implementation of the $9.50 Living Wage Analysis: The Impacts of the $9.50 Living Wage on the Economy of the City of Santa Fe, Part II
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Full Report - Impacts of the $9.50 Living Wage on the Economy of Santa Fe, Part I
August 1, 2007
Post-implementation of the $9.50 Living Wage Analysis: Full Report - Impacts of the $9.50 Living Wage on the Economy of Santa Fe, Part I
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Executive Summary - Impacts of the $9.50 Living Wage on the Economy of Santa Fe, Part I
August 1, 2007
Post-implementation of the $9.50 Living Wage Analysis: Executive Summary - Impacts of the $9.50 Living Wage on the Economy of Santa Fe, Part I
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Earnings and Employment: The Effects of the Living Wage Ordinance in Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 1, 2006
Post-implementation of the $8.50 Living Wage Analysis: Earnings and Employment: The Effects of the Living Wage Ordinance in Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Measuring the Employment Impacts of the Living Wage Ordinance in Santa Fe, NM
June 1, 2006
Post-implementation of the $8.50 Living Wage Analysis: Measuring the Employment Impacts of the Living Wage Ordinance in Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Prelim Analysis: Impacts on the $8.50 Minimum Wage on Santa Fe Businesses, Workers and Economy
December 27, 2005
Preliminary Analysis: Impacts on the $8.50 Minimum Wage on Santa Fe Businesses, Workers and the Santa Fe Economy
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Santa Fe Living Wage Baseline Study (Pre-implementation of the $8.50 Living Wage Baseline Data)
March 1, 2004
Santa Fe Living Wage Baseline Study (Pre-implementation of the $8.50 Living Wage Baseline Data)
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