Articles, book chapters, and other research publications...


Wiederspan, J., Rhodes, E., & Shaefer, H. L. (2015). Expanding the discourse on antipoverty policy: Reconsidering a negative income tax. Journal of Poverty.

Shaefer, H. L., & Evangelist, M. (2014). Families at risk, report II: The impact of the 2011 changes to Michigan's unemployment insurance program on unemployed workers and their families. Report for the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project.

Gwozdek, A. E., Tetrick, R., & Shaefer, H. L. (2014). The origins of Minnesota's mid-level dental practitioner: Alignment of problem, political and policy streams. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 88(5), 292-301.

Shaefer, H. L., Song, X., & Williams Shanks, T. R. (2013). Do single mothers use the Earned Income Tax Credit to reduce unsecured debt? Review of Economics of the Household, 11(4), 659-680.

Aksu, M., Phillips, E., & Shaefer, H. L. (2013). US dental school deans' attitudes toward mid-level providers. Journal of Dental Education, 77(11), 1469-1476.

Phillips, E. & Shaefer, H. L. (2013). Dental therapists: Evidence of technical competence. Journal of Dental Research, 92(7 suppl), S11-S15.

Shaefer, H. L., & Edin, K. (2013). Rising extreme poverty in the United States and the response of means-tested transfers. Social Service Review, 87(2), 250-268.

Shaefer, H. L. & Gutierrez, I. (2013). The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and material hardships among low-income households with children. Social Service Review, 87(4), 753-779.

Shaefer, H. L., & Ybarra, M. (2012). The welfare reforms of the 1990s and the stratification of material well-being among low-income households with children. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(9), 1810-1817.

Gould-Werth, A., & Shaefer, H. L. (2012). Participation in unemployment insurance: Difference in application rates and receipt among applicants by education and race and ethnicity. Monthly Labor Review, 135(10), 28-41.

Shaefer, H. L., & Edin, K. (2012). Extreme Poverty in the United States: 1996 to 2011. National Poverty Center Policy Brief, 28.

Shaefer, H. L. (2012). Families at risk: the impact of the 2011 changes to unemployment insurance on Michigan's unemployed families and children. Report for the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project.

Shaefer, H. L. & Boudreaux, T. (2012). Private charitable giving during economic recessions. Families in Society, 93(1), 5-10.

Shaefer, H. L., Tetrick, R., & Phillips, E. (2011). Could a mid-level dental provider increase access to oral health care in Michigan? Michigan Journal of Public Health, 5(1), 53-84.

Hill, H. D., & Shaefer, H. L. (2011). Covered today, sick tomorrow? Trends and correlates of children’s health insurance instability. Medical Care Research and Review, 68(5), 523-536.

Shaefer, H. L., & Miller, M. (2011). Improving access to oral health care services among underserved populations in the US: Is there a role for mid-level dental providers? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 22(3), 740-744.

Shaefer, H. L., Grogan, C. M., & Pollack, H. A. (2011). Who transitions from private to public health insurance? Lessons from expansions of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 22(1), 359-370.

Sammons, E. D., Shaefer, H. L., & Ybarra, M. (2011). The Children’s Bureau and the passage of the Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921: Early social work macro practice in action. Families in Society, 92(4), 358-363.

Shaefer, H. L., Grogan, C. M., & Pollack, H. A. (2011). Transitions from private to public health coverage among children: Estimating effects on out-of-pocket medical costs and health insurance premium costs. Health Services Research, 46(3), 840-858.

Shaefer, H. L. & Wu, L. (2011). Unemployment insurance and low-educated single working mothers before and after welfare reform. Social Service Review, 85(2), 205-228.

Shaefer, H. L. (2010). Identifying key barriers to unemployment insurance for disadvantaged workers in the United States. Journal of Social Policy, 39(3), 439-460.

Shaefer, H. L. (2010). [Review of the book Minimum wages]. Journal of Social Policy, 39(2), 330-332.

Shaefer, H. L. (2010). Nonstandard work and economic crisis: What changes should we expect? Journal of Poverty: Innovations on Social, Political and Economic Inequalities, 14(1), 17-32.

Shaefer, H. L., DeLand, M., & Jones, T. R. (2010). Leading collaborations: Creating strategic alliances, strategic restructuring via mergers, acquisitions, and integration. In K. A. Agard (Ed.), Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Shaefer, H. L., & Sammons, E. (2009). The development of an unequal social safety net: A case study of the employer-based health insurance (non) system. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 36(3), 179-199.

Shaefer, H. L. (2009). Part-time workers: Key differences between primary and secondary wage earners. Monthly Labor Review, 132(10), 3-15.

Shaefer, H. L. (2008). [Review of Reshaping the American workforce in a changing economy]. Social Service Review, 82(4), 759-762.