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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

Wyoming's Gender Wage Gap: A Study of the Disparity in Wages Between Men and Women in Wyoming: Update 2018

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Lisa Knapp, Senior Research Analyst

Telephone: (307) 473-3835
Fax: (307) 473-3834
E-mail: lisa.knapp@wyo.gov

Lisa received her Bachelor of Art degree in Sociology from Montana State University-Billings in 2001. She then earned a Master of Science degree in Sociology with an emphasis in Demography from Utah State University in 2004. She worked as a research analyst for Job Service North Dakota for one year where she ran the Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS) and Current Employment Statistics (CES) programs. In 2006 Lisa began work with Research & Planning. Her research interests include migration, issues affecting healthcare and healthcare personnel, aging populations, and multiple job holding.


Bibliography

Labor Market Research

Wyoming Labor Force Trends

Knapp, L. (2018, August). Wyoming New Hires Survey Results for 2016: How Do New Hires’ Wages Compare to Others? Wyoming Labor Force Trends, August 2017. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L., and Moore, M. (2017, November). New from Research & Planning: Wyoming Benefits Survey 2016. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, November 2017. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2015, December). Benefits survey 2014: Fewer jobs offered access to benefits. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, December 2015. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2015, November). WE Connect, Part 5: Wyoming high school students' postsecondary enrollment and awards. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, November 2015. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2015, February). Wyoming Benefits Survey 2013. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, February 2015. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2016, August). Wyoming Benefits Survey 2015. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, August 2016. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L., & Moore, M. (2014, July). Training for what? Using New Hires Survey data to identify training opportunities. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, July 2014.Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2014, February). What do employers want? Part 2: Evidence from the New Hires Survey for health care. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, February 2014. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2013, November). What do Wyoming employers want? Evidence from the New Hires Survey.Wyoming Labor Force Trends, November 2013. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L., & Moore, M. (2012, August). Wyoming new hires in 2011, part 2: Examining the demographics of new hires. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, August 2012. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2012, June). Even during an economic downturn, Wyoming employers continued to hire new workers. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, June 2012. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2011, July). Training needs for Wyoming's manufacturing industry. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, July 2011. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2011, February). Survey captures data on Wyoming new hires. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, February 2011. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2011, January). Examining benefits in Wyoming. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, January 2011. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2009, December). Comparing results of 2006, 2008 succession planning surveys. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, December 2009. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., & Knapp, L. (2009, June). Wyoming Benefits Survey 2009. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, June 2009. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2008, December). Factors that influence job changing: An examination of demographic differences. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, December 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2008, March). Excerpt from Wyoming benefits survey. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, March 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2007, June). Multiple jobholder tables by county now online. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, June 2007. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2007, February). The effect of average weekly wages on multiple jobholding in Wyoming: A comparison of industries. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, February 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Hauf, D., Leonard, D., & Knapp, L. (2006, September). Wages and Benefits in Wyoming. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, September 2006. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L. (2006, April). Excerpt from wages and benefits in Wyoming. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, April 2006. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Other Publications:

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Faler, K., Glover, T., Halama, M., Knapp, L., Manning, P., Mohondro, L., Moore, M., & Wen, S. (2018, June). Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2018. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Faler, K., Gallagher, T., Glover, T., Knapp, L., Moore, M., & Wen, S. (2017, April). Manufacturing Workforce in Wyoming. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Gallagher, T., Glover, T., Halama, M., Knapp, L., Manning, P., Mohondro, L., Moore, M. (2017, June). Health Care Workforce Needs in Wyoming: Update 2017. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Glover, T., Knapp, L., Moore, M. (2017, August). Directory of Licensed Occupations in Wyoming 2017. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Faler, K., Gallagher, T. ,Glover, T., Halama, M., Harris, P., Knapp, L., Manning, P., Mohondro, L., Moore, M., & Wen, S. (2016, April). Wyoming Workforce Planning Report 2016. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Knapp, L., & Moore, M. (2016, February). Wyoming Benefits Survey 2014: Appendix.Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Ellsworth, P., Faler, K., Glover, T., Hammer, L., Holmes, M., Knapp, L., Manning, P., Moore, M., & Wen, S. (2015, May). Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2015. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Ellsworth, P., Glover, T., Harris, P., Holmes, M., Knapp, L., Manning, P., Moore, M., & Wen, S. (2014, June). Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2014. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Gallagher, T., Glover, T., Harris, P., Holmes, M., Knapp, L., & Manning, P. (2014, Spring). Teacher Salaries in Wyoming: Competitive Enough to Retain the Best? Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Gallagher, T., Glover, T., Harris, P., Knapp, L., Manning, P., & Moore, M. (2013, Fall). Monitoring School District Human Resource Cost Pressures: A Report to the Wyoming Joint Appropriations Interim Committee and the Joint Education Interim Committee. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Gallagher, T., Glover, T., Harris, P., Holmes, M., Knapp, L., Manning, P., & Moore, M. (2012, Fall). Monitoring School District Human Resource Cost Pressures: A Report to the Wyoming Joint Education Committee. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Jones, S., D., Knapp, L., Leonard, D.W., Manning, P., & Saulcy, S. (2011, May). Occasional Paper No. 5. ARRA Labor Market Dynamics: An Overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment: Act of 2009 as it Pertains to the Wyoming Department of Employment Research & Planning Section and the Rocky Mountain and Northern Plains Consortium.

Glover, W., Knapp, L., Leonard, D.W., Manning, P., & Moore, M. (2011, December). Occasional Paper No. 6. Health Care Workforce Needs in Wyoming: Advancing the Study. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Glover, W., Knapp, L., Leonard, D., W., Saulcy, S., & Wen, S. (2010, May). Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2010. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Ellsworth, P., Jones, S. D., Knapp, L., Leonard, D. W., & Saulcy, S. (2009). Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2009. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Harris, M.A., Knapp, L., & Leonard, D. W. (2008, October). 2008 Succession Planning Report: A Survey of Employees. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, October 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Harris, M.A., Jones, S.D., Knapp, L., & Leonard, D.W. (2008, August). Retention of Nurses in Wyoming. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, August 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Ellsworth, P., Harris, M.A., Jones, S.D., Knapp, L., Leonard, D.W., & Szuch, A. (2008, May). Wyoming Workforce Annual Report. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, May 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Cowan, C., Jones, S.D., Knapp, L., Leonard, D.W. & Saulcy, S. (2008, March). Nurses in Demand: A Statement of the Problem. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, March 2008. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Gallagher, T., Harris, M., Jones, S., Knapp, L., Leonard, D., & Saulcy, S. (2006). Worker retention and factors associated with retirement. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

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