Till von Wachter

Professor of Economics


UCLA Professor of Economics Till von Wachter is a research affiliate at CCPR and RAND. His research studies the role of unemployment insurance, employment transitions of workers and the impact of job loss. His work has been published in the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics, among others.

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3 Articles

A lone red char in empty office. Research Brief / Investing

As Concentrated Shareholder Ownership Rises, Wages and Employment Suffer

Where big investors gather, corporate wealth is reallocated away from workers

Male wearing a suit facing away from the camera Feature / Employment

Entering the Job Market in Recession: The Prognosis Worsens

New research suggests increased risk of illness and death in middle age, on top of longer-lasting income penalty

Two male workers walking in storage room Feature / Unemployment

Government Coverage of Payrolls Could Cost Less than Jobless Benefits

Analysis also suggests a more rapid economic recovery by keeping workers and employers allied