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Working Papers

2013

  1. Short-Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience during the Recent Recession
    Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads

2009

  1. Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2013)

2008

  1. How Social Processes Distort Measurement: The Impact of Survey Nonresponse on Estimates of Volunteer Work
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Non-response in the American Time Use Survey: Who Is Missing from the Data and How Much Does It Matter?
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)

2004

  1. Work and Retirement Plans among Older Americans
    Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2005)

2003

  1. Financial Aid and Students' College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia's Tuition Assistance Grant Program
    Mathematica Policy Research Reports, Mathematica Policy Research Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2006)

2001

  1. Changes in Unemployment Duration and Labor Force Attachment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (55)

1996

  1. STATISTICS UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT: IMPROVING THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
    Data, EconWPA Downloads

1994

  1. Labor Adjustment Under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and the United States
    Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1993) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Chapter (1995)

1993

  1. Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France and Belgium
    Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1993) Downloads View citations (38)

    See also Chapter (1994)
  2. Earnings Inequality in Germany
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research (1993) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Chapter (1995)
  3. Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1996)

1990

  1. Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. and Japanese Practices?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Chapter (1993)
    Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (1989)

1988

  1. Flexible Staffing Arrangements and Employers' Short-Term Adjustment Strategies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

1987

  1. Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics (1986) Downloads View citations (151)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1986)
  2. Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Industrial and Labor Relations Review (1988)
  3. Returns to Seniority in the Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics

1986

  1. Job Duration, Seniority and Earnings
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1986) Downloads View citations (123)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1987)

1983

  1. Length of Service and the Operation of Internal Labor Markets
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Length of Service, Terminations and the Nature of the Employment Relationship
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Years of Service and Probability of Promotion
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1981

  1. Involuntary Terminations under Explicit and Implicit Employment Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Role of Seniority at U.S. Work Places: A Report on Some New Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Unemployment, Unsatisfied Demand for Labor, and Compensation Growth in the United States, 1956-1980
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

1980

  1. Experience, Performance, and Earnings
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1980)

1979

  1. Can Productive Capacity Differentials Really Explain Earnings Differentials Associated with Demographic Characteristics? Case of Experience
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

Undated

  1. Female Workers as a Buffer in the Japanese Economy
    Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1993)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Celebrating Relevant, Reliable, and Objective Labor Market Statistics
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2014, 67, (2.5), 569-573 Downloads

2013

  1. Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2013, 31, (S1), S129 - S172 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2011

  1. Committee on Government Relations
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (3), 741-43 Downloads
    Also in American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 715-17 (2010) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. New Evidence on the Returns to Job Skills
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 52-57 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Report of the Committee on Economic Statistics
    American Economic Review, 2009, 99, (2), 710-710 Downloads
    Also in American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 628-28 (2008) Downloads

2006

  1. Financial Aid and Students’ College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant Program
    Journal of Human Resources, 2006, 41, (3) Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2005

  1. Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government—What We Don't Know Could Hurt Us: Some Reflections on the Measurement of Economic Activity
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, 19, (3), 3-18 Downloads
  2. Microdata Access and Labor Market Research: The U. S. Experience
    AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, 2005, 89, (2), 121-139 Downloads

2003

  1. Toward a Cost-of-Living Index: Progress and Prospects
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, 17, (1), 45-58 Downloads

1999

  1. Why Do Different Wage Series Tell Different Stories?
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 34-39 Downloads View citations (28)

1998

  1. Working to Improve the Consumer Price Index
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1998, 12, (1), 27-36 Downloads View citations (32)

1997

  1. A View From the Federal Statistical System
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1997, 79, (5), 1394-1400 Downloads

1996

  1. Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1996, 14, (3), 394-424 Downloads View citations (157)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1995

  1. Real Wages and the Business Cycle
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1995, 33, (3), 1215-1264 Downloads View citations (136)

1993

  1. Female Workers as a Buffer in the Japanese Economy
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (2), 45-51 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper

1989

  1. Job security and work force adjustment: How different are U.S. and Japanese practices?
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 1989, 3, (4), 500-521 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Chapter (1993)
    Working Paper (1990)

1988

  1. Returns to seniority in union and nonunion jobs: A new look at the evidence
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1988, 42, (1), 3-19 View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1987

  1. Help-Wanted Advertising, Job Vacancies, and Unemployment
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1987, 18, (1), 207-248 Downloads View citations (51)
  2. Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (3), 278-97 Downloads View citations (168)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1986

  1. Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?
    Journal of Political Economy, 1986, 94, (3), 507-22 Downloads View citations (170)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Structural/Frictional vs. Deficient Demand Unemployment: Reply
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (1), 273-76 Downloads View citations (8)

1985

  1. Length of service and promotions in union and nonunion work groups
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1985, 38, (3), 408-420 View citations (6)

1984

  1. Length of service and layoffs in union and nonunion work groups
    Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 1984, 38, (1), 87-97 View citations (12)

1983

  1. Structural-Frictional vs. Deficient Demand Unemployment: Some New Evidence
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (4), 708-24 Downloads View citations (20)

1981

  1. Are Those Paid More Really More Productive? The Case of Experience
    Journal of Human Resources, 1981, 16, (2), 186-216 Downloads View citations (67)

1980

  1. Experience, Performance, and Earnings
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 95, (4), 703-36 Downloads View citations (141)
    See also Working Paper (1980)

Books

2010

  1. Labor in the New Economy
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (21)

1993

  1. Job Security in America: Lessons from Germany
    Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research View citations (29)

Edited books

2010

  1. Labor in the New Economy
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press View citations (1)

Chapters

2013

  1. Expanded Measurement of Economic Activity: Progress and Prospects
    A chapter in Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress, 2013, pp 25-42 Downloads

2010

  1. Are the New Jobs Good Jobs?
    A chapter in Labor in the New Economy, 2010, pp 101-143 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Introduction to "Labor in the New Economy"
    A chapter in Labor in the New Economy, 2010, pp 1-13 Downloads

2009

  1. Comment on "The LEHD Infrastructure Files and the Creation of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators"
    A chapter in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, 2009, pp 230-234 Downloads View citations (3)

2008

  1. Removing Barriers to Work for Older Americans
    Chapter 5 in A Future of Good Jobs? America's Challenge in the Global Economy, 2008, pp 161-202 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Front matter, table of contents, prefatory note
    A chapter in Labor in the New Economy, 2007 Downloads
  2. List of Contributors, Indexes
    A chapter in Labor in the New Economy, 2007, pp 493-507 Downloads

2006

  1. A Framework for Nonmarket Accounting
    A chapter in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, 2006, pp 161-192 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. Work and Retirement Plans among Older Americans
    A chapter in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm, 2005, pp 70-91 View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

1998

  1. Divergent Trends in Alternative Wage Series
    A chapter in Labor Statistics Measurement Issues, 1998, pp 293-325 Downloads View citations (14)

1995

  1. Earnings Inequality in Germany
    A chapter in Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, 1995, pp 371-403 View citations (11)
    Also in A chapter in Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, 1995, pp 371-404 (1995) Downloads View citations (21)

    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Labor Adjustment under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and the United States
    A chapter in Institutional Frameworks and Labor Market Performance: Comparative Views on the U.S. and German Economies, 1995, pp 285-315 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1994

  1. Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium
    A chapter in Social Protection Versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-off?, 1994, pp 59-93 View citations (7)
    Also in A chapter in Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, 1994, pp 59-94 (1994) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. and Japanese Practices?
    A chapter in Employment Security and Labor Market Behavior: Interdisciplinary Approaches and International Evidence, 1993, pp 180-199 View citations (1)
    Also in A chapter in Dynamic Labor Demand and Adjustment Costs, 1992, pp 280-301 (1992) View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (1990)
    Journal Article in Journal of the Japanese and International Economies (1989)
 
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