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Homepage:http://emlab.berkeley.edu/users/akerlof/
Postal address:George A. Akerlof obtained the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel in 2001. His entry is maintained by the RePEc team. The listed email address will not respond to inquiries.
Workplace:Department of Economics, University of California-Berkeley, (more information at EDIRC)
Economic Studies, Brookings Institution, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2003

  1. Writing the "The Market for 'Lemons'": A Personal and Interpretive Essay
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads

2002

  1. Autobiography
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads
  2. Inflation and Unemployment in the U.S. and Canada: A Common Framework
    Cahiers de recherche du Département des sciences économiques, UQAM, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences économiques Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Behavioral Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Behavior
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2002)
  2. Interview with the 2001 Laureates in Economics, George A. Akerlof, A. Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads

1990

  1. Waiting for Work
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Proceedings (1990)

1988

  1. Workers' Trust Funds and the Logic of Wage Profiles
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1989)

1986

  1. Do Deferred Wages Dominate Involuntary Unemployment as a Worker Discipline Device?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1978

  1. A theory of involuntary unemployment
    Special Studies Papers, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  2. A theory of social custom, of which unemployment may be one consequence
    Special Studies Papers, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1980)
  3. Irving Fisher on his head II: the consequences of the timing of payments for the demand for money
    Special Studies Papers, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1980)
  4. The sensitivity of monetarist conclusions to monetarist assumptions: constant lag versus constant target-threshold monitoring
    Special Studies Papers, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  5. Unemployment spells and unemployment experience
    Special Studies Papers, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1980)

Journal Articles

2010

  1. Identity Economics
    The Economists' Voice, 2010, 7, (2), 1-3 Downloads View citations (15)

2009

  1. How Human Psychology Drives the Economy and Why It Matters
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 91, (5), 1175-1175 Downloads View citations (250)

2008

  1. Comment on "Household Debt in the Consumer Age: Source of Growth--Risk of Collapse" (by Barry Z. Cynamon and Steven M. Fazzari)
    Capitalism and Society, 2008, 3, (2), 1-4 Downloads
  2. Identity, Supervision, and Work Groups
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 212-17 Downloads View citations (13)

2007

  1. The Missing Motivation in Macroeconomics
    American Economic Review, 2007, 97, (1), 5-36 Downloads View citations (89)
  2. The New Case for Keynesianism
    Challenge, 2007, 50, (4), 5-16 Downloads
  3. Unfinished Business in the Macroeconomics of Low Inflation: A Tribute to George and Bill by Bill and George
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2007, 38, (2), 31-48 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Foreword
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (2), 9-9 Downloads
  2. Stabilization Policy: A Reconsideration
    Economic Inquiry, 2006, 44, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (16)

2005

  1. Identity and the Economics of Organizations
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2005, 19, (1), 9-32 Downloads View citations (232)

2004

  1. Election 2004: Fiction vs. Reality
    The Economists' Voice, 2004, 1, (2), 1-8 Downloads

2002

  1. Behavioral Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Behavior
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (3), 411-433 Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Identity and Schooling: Some Lessons for the Economics of Education
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2002, 40, (4), 1167-1201 Downloads View citations (168)

2000

  1. Economics And Identity
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (3), 715-753 Downloads View citations (794)
  2. Near-Rational Wage and Price Setting and the Long-Run Phillips Curve
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2000, 31, (1), 1-60 Downloads View citations (150)

1998

  1. Men without Children
    Economic Journal, 1998, 108, (447), 287-309 Downloads View citations (39)

1997

  1. Social Distance and Social Decisions
    Econometrica, 1997, 65, (5), 1005-1028 View citations (330)

1996

  1. An Analysis of Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing in the United States
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1996, 111, (2), 277-317 Downloads View citations (87)
  2. The Macroeconomics of Low Inflation
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1996, 27, (1), 1-76 Downloads View citations (385)

1993

  1. Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1993, 24, (2), 1-74 Downloads View citations (126)

1991

  1. East Germany in from the Cold: The Economic Aftermath of Currency Union
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1991, 22, (1), 1-106 Downloads View citations (104)
  2. Procrastination and Obedience
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 1-19 View citations (167)

1990

  1. The Fair Wage-Effort Hypothesis and Unemployment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (2), 255-83 Downloads View citations (382)
  2. Waiting for work
    Proceedings, 1990, (Nov) View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1989

  1. THE ECONOMICS OF ILLUSION
    Economics and Politics, 1989, 1, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Workers' Trust Funds and the Logic of Wage Profiles
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1989, 104, (3), 525-36 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1988

  1. Fairness and Unemployment
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (2), 44-49 Downloads View citations (98)
  2. Job Switching and Job Satisfaction in the U.S. Labor Market
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1988, 19, (2), 495-594 Downloads View citations (161)

1987

  1. Rational Models of Irrational Behavior
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (2), 137-42 Downloads View citations (8)

1985

  1. A Near-rational Model of the Business Cycle, with Wage and Price Intertia
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1985, 100, (5), 823-38 Downloads View citations (153)
  2. Can Small Deviations from Rationality Make Significant Differences to Economic Equilibria?
    American Economic Review, 1985, 75, (4), 708-20 Downloads View citations (117)
  3. Discriminatory, Status-based Wages among Tradition-oriented, Stochastically Trading Coconut Producers
    Journal of Political Economy, 1985, 93, (2), 265-76 Downloads View citations (16)
  4. Unemployment through the Filter of Memory
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1985, 100, (3), 747-73 Downloads View citations (21)

1984

  1. Gift Exchange and Efficiency-Wage Theory: Four Views
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (2), 79-83 Downloads View citations (91)

1983

  1. Loyalty Filters
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (1), 54-63 View citations (39)
  2. Measures of Unemployment Duration as Guides to Research and Policy: Reply [An Experience-Weighted Measure of Employment and Unemployment Duration]
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (5), 1151-52 Downloads

1982

  1. Labor Contracts as Partial Gift Exchange
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1982, 97, (4), 543-69 Downloads View citations (703)
  2. The Economic Consequences of Cognitive Dissonance
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (3), 307-19 Downloads View citations (232)
  3. The Short-Run Demand for Money: A New Look at an Old Problem
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 35-39 Downloads View citations (1)

1981

  1. An Experience-Weighted Measure of Employment and Unemployment Durations
    American Economic Review, 1981, 71, (5), 1003-11 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Jobs as Dam Sites
    Review of Economic Studies, 1981, 48, (1), 37-49 Downloads View citations (11)

1980

  1. A Theory of Social Custom, of Which Unemployment May be One Consequence
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 94, (4), 749-75 Downloads View citations (320)
    See also Working Paper (1978)
  2. Irving Fisher on His Head II: The Consequences of the Timing of Payments for the Demand for Money
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 95, (1), 145-57 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1978)
  3. Maximum Likelihood Estimation with Pooled Observations: An Example from labor Economics
    International Economic Review, 1980, 21, (3), 507-15 Downloads
  4. The Implicit Contract Theory of Unemployment Meets the Wage Bill Argument
    Review of Economic Studies, 1980, 47, (2), 321-38 Downloads View citations (31)
  5. The Short Run Demand for Money
    Economic Journal, 1980, 90, (363), 885-900 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Unemployment Spells and Unemployment Experience
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (5), 885-93 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (1978)

1979

  1. Irving Fisher on His Head: The Consequences of Constant Threshold-Target Monitoring of Money Holdings
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1979, 93, (2), 169-87 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. The Case against Conservative Macroeconomics: An Inaugural Lecture
    Economica, 1979, 46, (183), 219-37 Downloads View citations (9)

1978

  1. New Calculations of Income and Interest Elasticities in Tobin's Model of the Transactions Demand for Money
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1978, 60, (4), 541-46 Downloads
  2. The microeconomic foundations of a flow of funds theory of the demand for money
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1978, 18, (1), 190-215 Downloads

1976

  1. Do Bad Products Drive Out Good? Reply
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1976, 90, (3), 503
  2. Inflationary Tales Told by Static Models: The Case of Price Setters
    American Economic Review, 1976, 66, (2), 72-76 Downloads
  3. The Economics of Caste and of the Rat Race and Other Woeful Tales
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1976, 90, (4), 599-617 Downloads View citations (133)

1973

  1. The Demand for Money: A General-Equilibirum Inventory-Theoretic Approach
    Review of Economic Studies, 1973, 40, (1), 115-30 Downloads View citations (5)

1970

  1. Substitution in a general equilibrium framework
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1970, 2, (4), 411-422 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Market for 'Lemons': Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1970, 84, (3), 488-500 Downloads View citations (1201)

1969

  1. Capital, Wages and Structural Unemployment
    Economic Journal, 1969, 79, (314), 269-81 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Relative Wages and the Rate of Inflation
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1969, 83, (3), 353-74 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Structural Unemployment in a Neoclassical Framework
    Journal of Political Economy, 1969, 77, (3), 399-407 Downloads View citations (2)

Books

2005

  1. Explorations in Pragmatic Economics
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (1)

1984

  1. An Economic Theorist's Book of Tales
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (12)

Edited books

2014

  1. What Have We Learned? Macroeconomic Policy After the Crisis, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press

1987

  1. Efficiency Wage Models of the Labor Market
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press
 
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