Lauren Appelbaum is research director of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at UCLA. She was previously a research scientist at the National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University.
Her research has focused on anti-poverty policy and attitudes towards families in need. She has also examined anti-immigrant attitudes in the U.S. and Europe, labor issues, economic downturns and stress, paid leave, maternal well-being and green jobs.
Appelbaum's training is in political psychology, and she received her doctorate from Yale University.
Co-authored papers on this site:
Competitive Strategies and Worker Outcomes in the U.S. Retail Industry by Francois Carre, Chris Tilly and Lauren Appelbaum (Industry Studies/Strategies)
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