Joel A. Elvery
- University of Illinois at Chicago,
- University of Maryland,
- University of Maryland,
Joel Elvery is a policy economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Dr. Elvery’s primary fields of interest are labor, public, and urban economics. In particular, he studies the regional economy of the Fourth Federal Reserve District, which includes Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia. A self-professed data geek, he enjoys turning data into information.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2013, Dr. Elvery was an assistant professor in the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. Before that, he held the position of research economist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington DC. He also worked as a social science analyst at the US Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies.
Dr. Elvery holds a BA in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a PhD in economics from the University of Maryland.
- “Employer Wage Subsidy Caps and Part-Time Work.” With C. Lockwood Reynolds and Shawn M. Rohlin. ILR Review, 2023, 76(1): 189–209.
- “Partially Disaggregated Household–level Debt Service Ratios: Construction and Validation.” With Mark E. Schweitzer. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Working Paper, no. 16–23, 2016.
- “City Size and Skill Intensity.” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2010, 40(6): 367–79.
“Employer Wage Subsidy Caps and Part-Time Work.” With C. Lockwood Reynolds and Shawn M. Rohlin. ILR Review, 2023, 76(1): 189–209.
“Partially Disaggregated Household‐Level Debt Service Ratios: Construction, Validation, and Relationship to Bankruptcy Rates.“ With Mark Schweitzer. Contemporary Economic Policy, 2019.
“Empirical Estimates of the Influence of Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards on the Green Economies of States.” With William Bowen and SunJoo Park. Economic Development Quarterly, 2013, 27(4): 338–351.
“Introducing the Ohio New Establishment Dynamics Data.” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research, 2012, 14(2): 303–12.
“City Size and Skill Intensity.” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2010, 40(6): 367–79.
“Enterprise Zones and Resident Employment: An Evaluation of the Enterprise Zone Programs of California and Florida.” Economic Development Quarterly, 2009, 23(1): 44–59.
- “Stop Shoveling: A New Workforce Development Strategy to Promote Regional Prosperity.” In The Road through the Rustbelt: From Preeminence to Decline to Prosperity, edited by William M. Bowen. Kalamazoo, Michigan: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. 2014.
- “Preliminary Micro Data Results from the Business List Comparison Project.” With Lucia Foster, C.J. Krizan, and David Talan. In the proceedings of 2006 American Statistical Association Annual Meetings.
- “A Comparison of the Business Registers Used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Bureau of the Census.” With Randy Becker, Lucia Foster, C.J. Krizan, Sang Nguyen, and David Talan. In the proceedings of 2005 American Statistical Association Annual Meetings.