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M. Anne Visser, Ph.D.

M. Anne Visser
M. Anne Visser holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the New School University. Dr. Visser’s research interests focus on social and economic inequality, the informal economy, and low wage labor markets. Specifically, she researches the role of state, community, non-profit, and private actors in promoting urban economic and social equality through policy and advocacy.

Dr. Visser's work has resulted in publications on social movements, immigrant workers, small businesses, and the informal economy in the United States context. She has also written on issues of citizen engagement, economic development, as well as advocacy networks surrounding AIDS/HIV in South Africa and the role of the public workforce investment system in influencing worker mobility among low-income and minority populations. Her recent work appears or will appear in Public Choice, Human Resource Management Journal, the Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, and the Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management.