Ann Huff Stevens
Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
Director, Center for Poverty Research
Department of Economics
1 Shields Avenue
University of California, Davis
Davis , CA 95618
Office Hours for Spring 2014:
- By Appointment Only
- Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1995
- B.S., The American University, 1988
Ann Huff Stevens is Director of the Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis and Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics. She studies low income workers and labor markets, the incidence and effects of job loss, connections between economic shocks and health, and poverty and safety-net dynamics. Stevens previously served on the faculty at Rutgers and Yale Universities and is a faculty research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1995 and has served as an investigator on numerous grants from the National Science Foundation and other agencies.
Stevens’ current research includes studies of the relationship between job loss and health, the relationship between aggregate unemployment rates and mortality, and the returns to technical and vocational education.
Recent research and writing:
Academic Work in Progress:
- Why is mortality pro-cyclical?
- Returns to Vocational Education in California
- How do mass layoffs change local labor markets?
- Dynamics of EITC eligibility
Op-eds & Policy Briefs
- January 2014, Los Angeles Times
- December 2013, San Francisco Chronicle
- September 2012, Sacramento Bee
Labor Economics, Public Economics
Fridays, 9-10 am, and by Appointment