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Philip Moss


Philip Moss
Philip I. MossProfessor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    Economics
  • Phone
    (978) 934-2787
  • Office
    Falmouth Hall - 3rd Floor
  • Email

Research Interests

Labor Economics; Urban Economics; Regional and Local Development.

Low wage labor markets; Income distribution; City economic development.

Education

  • Ph D: Economics, (1978), M.I.T. - Cambridge, MA
  • BA: Economics, (1969), Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Jeanne S. Mattersdorf Award of Membership in the National Tax Association
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship - National Science Foundation
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellowship

Selected Publications

  • Moss, P.I., Lazonick, W.H., Salzman, H., Tulum, Ö. (2014). Skill Development and Sustainable Prosperity: Cumulative and Collective Careers versus Skill-‐Biased Technical Change (Working Paper No. 7). Institute for New Economic Thinking, Working Group on the Political Economy of Distribution; The Academic-Industry Research Network (the AIRnet)
  • Moss, P.I., Salzman, H., Tilly, C. (2008). Under Construction: The Continuing Evolution of Job Structures in Call Centers. Industrial Relations, 47(2).
  • Moss, P.I., Banks, D. (2007). Analysis of the Route 3 North Expansion Project and the Public-private Partnership between the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Modern Continental Corporation.
  • Moss, P.I. (2006). The New Division of Labor: How Computers are Creating the Next Job Market. Contemporary Sociology-a Journal of Reviews, 35(4).
  • Moss, P.I., Edward, J.C. (2005). Designing the Tax Structure of Massachusetts to Promote Economic and Social Development.
  • Moss, P.I., Driscoll, S. (2004). The Stories Behind the Statistics: A Study of Brazilians Working in Eastern Massachusetts.
  • Moss, P.I., Tilly, C. (1996). "Soft" Skills and Race: An Investigation of Black Men's Employment Problems. Work and Occupations, 23(3) 252-276.
  • Moss, P.I., Forrant, W., Mass, W. (1996). From the Inside Out: Development Strategy for Lowell, Massachusetts. University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Center for Industrial Competitiveness
  • Moss, P.I., Tilly, C. (1995). Skills and Race in Hiring: Quantitative Findings from Face-to-Face Interviews. Eastern Economic Journal, 21(3) 357-374.
  • Moss, P.I. (1989). Impact of Service Industries on Underemployment in Metropolitan Economies. Industrial & labor relations review, 42(3).
  • Moss, P.I. (1988). Employment Gains by Minorities, Women in Large City Government, 1976-83. Monthly Labor Review, 111(11).
  • Moss, P.I., Terkla, D.G., Doeringer, P.B. (1988). Widespread Labor Stickiness in the New-England Offshore Fishing Industry - Implications for Adjustment and Regulation. Land Economics, 64(1).
  • Moss, P.I., Doeringer, P.B., Terkla, D.G. (1986). Capitalism and Kinship - Do Institutions Matter in the Labor-Market. Industrial & labor relations review, 40(1).

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • The Community Leadership Development Program (2009), Grant -
    Moss, P.I. (Principal)
  • The Community Leadership Development Program (2008), Grant -
    Moss, P.I. (Principal)
  • (2008), - The Abbot and Dorothy Stevens Foundation
    Moss, P.
  • (2009), - International Labour Organization
    Moss, P.
  • LRA Properties Research (2008), Grant -
    Moss, P.I. (Principal)
  • Shelter Program Database (2008), -
    Moss, P.I. (Principal)
  • Research Support for Food Processing (2007), Grant -
    Moss, P.I. (Principal)
  • (2002), Grant - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    Moss, P., MacDougall, J., McCormack, A., Tilly, C., Turcotte, D.
  • (2001), - Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Economic Development
    Moss, P., Tilly, C., Salzman, H.
  • (1999), - Future of Work Program, Russell Sage and Rockefeller Foundations
    Moss, P., Forrant, R., Salzman, H., Tilly, C.
  • (2000), - Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Economic Development
    Moss, P., Forrant, R., Tilly, C.
  • (1996), - Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and Jobs for the Future
    Moss, P., Salzman, H., Tilly, C.
  • (1996), - Jerome Levy Economics Institute
    Moss, P., Lazonick, W., O'Sullivan, M., Forrant, R., Mass, W.
  • (1993), - Ford Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation
    Moss, P., Kirschenman, J., Tilly, C.
  • (1996), - Ford Foundation
    Moss, P., Kirschenman, J., Tilly, C.
  • (1995), - City of Lowell
    Moss, P., Forrant, R., Mass, W.
  • (1994), - Rockefeller Foundation
    Moss, P., Kirschenman, J., Tilly, C.
  • (1992), - Ford Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation
    Moss, P., Bluestone, B., Tilly, C., Uriarte, M.
  • (1991), - Social Science Research Council
    Moss, P., Tilly, C.
  • (1990), - Social Science Research Council
    Moss, P., Tilly, C.
  • (1982), - U.S. Department of State
    Moss, P., Doeringer, P., Terkla, D.