Alix Gould-Werth's research interests center around social welfare policy, social programs and their evaluation, social stratification, social mobility, poverty, employment and unemployment Insurance. She uses survey data and in-depth qualitative interviews to examine how social programs and policies affect people's lives. Dr. Gould-Werth's work investigates what influences unemployed individuals to take up unemployment insurance and participation by education, race and ethnicity.
- Gould-Werth, Alix M., Jamie Griffin, and Alexandra K. Murphy. 2018. "Developing a New Measure of Transportation Insecurity: An Exploratory Factor Analysis." Survey Practice 11(2).
- Gould-Werth, Alix M., and H. Luke Shaefer. 2013. "Do Alternative Base Periods Increase Unemployment Insurance Receipt among Low-Educated Unemployed Workers?" Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 32(4): 835-852.
- Gould-Werth, Alix M., and H. Luke Shaefer. 2012. "Unemployment Insurance participation by education and by race and ethnicity." Monthly Labor Review 135(10): 28-41.