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Postal address:Graduate School of Business Stanford University Stanford, California 94305-5015
Workplace:Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, (more information at EDIRC)
Hoover Institution on War Revolution & Peace, Stanford University, (more information at EDIRC)
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Demographics and Entrepreneurship
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Impatient Salesperson and the Delegation of Pricing Authority
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2013

  1. Making Do With Less: Working Harder During Recessions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Hiring, Churn and the Business Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The United States Labor Market: Status Quo or A New Normal?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  3. The Value of Bosses
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Leadership: A Personnel Economics Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Why Do Inventories Rise When Demand Falls in Housing and Other Markets?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2007

  1. Personnel Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Book (1995)
  2. Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (40)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2007)
  3. Tenure and Output
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2008)
  4. Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)

2004

  1. Speeding, Tax Fraud, and Teaching to the Test
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Firm-Specific Human Capital: A Skill-Weights Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (63)
  2. Internal and External Labor Markets: A Personnel Economics Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2004)
  3. Output-Based Pay: Incentives, Retention or Sorting?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Dominance of Retail Stores
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Entrepreneurship
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2005)

2001

  1. The Peter Principle: Promotions and Declining Productivity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

1999

  1. Economic Imperialism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000)
  2. Educational Production
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2001)
  3. Output-based Pay: Incentives or Sorting?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Personnel Economics: Past Lessons and Future Directions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (74)

1998

  1. Diversity and Immigration
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Chapter (2000)
  2. Globalization and the Market for Teammates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1999)

1996

  1. Incentives in Basic Research
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1997)
  2. Performance Pay and Productivity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2000)
  3. Relational Investing: The Worker's Perspective
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1995

  1. Culture and Language
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1999)
  2. Hiring Risky Workers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)

1994

  1. An Economic Analysis of Works Councils
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Chapter (1995)

1988

  1. Adjusting to an Aging Labor Force
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (1990)

1986

  1. Incentive Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)

1984

  1. Incentives and Wage Rigidity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1984)
  2. Pension Inequality
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Chapter (1987)
  3. Raids and Offermatching
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  4. Retail Pricing and Clearance Sales
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1986)
  5. Social Security and Pensions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1983

  1. Incentive Effects of Pensions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter (1985)
  2. Raids and Imitation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1982

  1. Pensions as Severance Pay
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Chapter (1983)
  2. Severance Pay, Pensions, and Efficient Mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  3. The Excess Sensitivity of Layoffs and Quits to Demand
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (1984)

1981

  1. A Competitive Theory of Monopoly Unionism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1983)
  2. Family Size and the Distribution of Per Capita Income
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1980

  1. Family Background and Optimal Schooling Decision
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1980)

1979

  1. Rank-Order Tournaments as Optimum Labor Contracts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (342)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1981)

1977

  1. Wage Differentials Are Larger Than You Think
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

1976

  1. Intergenerational Externalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Canadian Journal of Economics (1983)

1975

  1. Education: Consumption or Production
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1977)
  2. Human Wealth and Human Capital
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Schooling as a Wage Depressant
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

1974

  1. Age, Experience and Wage Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1976)

Journal Articles

2008

  1. Tenure and output
    Labour Economics, 2008, 15, (4), 704-723 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (4), 91-114 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Entrepreneurship
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2005, 23, (4), 649-680 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Lazear Responds to "Why the Annuity of Social Security is Valuable and Why Despite the Annuity Feature African-Americans Do Not Fare Badly," by Jack Needleman
    The Economists' Voice, 2005, 2, (1), 1-2 Downloads
  3. Reforming Taxes to Promote Economic Growth
    The Economists' Voice, 2005, 3, (1), 1-7 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Virtues of Personal Accounts for Social Security
    The Economists' Voice, 2005, 2, (1), 1-8 Downloads

2004

  1. Balanced Skills and Entrepreneurship
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 208-211 Downloads View citations (115)
  2. Internal and external labor markets: a personnel economics approach
    Labour Economics, 2004, 11, (5), 527-554 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. The Peter Principle: A Theory of Decline
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (S1), S141-S163 Downloads View citations (34)
  4. The Structure of Wages and Internal Mobility
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 212-216 Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Educational Production
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (3), 777-803 Downloads View citations (161)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

2000

  1. Economic Imperialism
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (1), 99-146 Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Performance Pay and Productivity
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (5), 1346-1361 Downloads View citations (375)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  3. The Future of Personnel Economics
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (467), F611-39 Downloads View citations (13)
  4. The Power of Incentives
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (2), 410-414 Downloads View citations (29)

1999

  1. Culture and Language
    Journal of Political Economy, 1999, 107, (S6), S95-S126 Downloads View citations (213)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Globalisation and the Market for Team-Mates
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (454), C15-40 Downloads View citations (46)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  3. Personnel Economics: Past Lessons and Future Directions: Presidential Address to the Society of Labor Economists, San Francisco, May 1, 1998
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1999, 17, (2), 199-236 View citations (9)

1997

  1. Incentives in Basic Research
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1997, 15, (1), S167-97 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. A Jobs-Based Analysis of Labor Markets
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 260-65 View citations (5)
  2. Bait and Switch
    Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 103, (4), 813-30 Downloads View citations (6)

1993

  1. The Economics of Professional Etiquette: Discussion
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (2), 44

1992

  1. Peer Pressure and Partnerships
    Journal of Political Economy, 1992, 100, (4), 801-17 Downloads View citations (420)

1991

  1. Labor Economics and the Psychology of Organizations
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1991, 5, (2), 89-110 Downloads View citations (29)

1990

  1. Job Security Provisions and Employment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1990, 105, (3), 699-726 Downloads View citations (488)
  2. Male-Female Wage Differentials in Job Ladders
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1990, 8, (1), S106-23 Downloads View citations (88)
  3. The Introduction of New Products
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (2), 421-26 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. The timing of raises and other payments
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1990, 33, (1), 13-48 Downloads View citations (3)

1989

  1. Pay Equality and Industrial Politics
    Journal of Political Economy, 1989, 97, (3), 561-80 Downloads View citations (285)

1988

  1. Symposium on Public and Private Unionization
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (2), 59-62 Downloads View citations (3)

1986

  1. Estimating the Personal Distribution of Income with Adjustment for Within-Family Variation
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1986, 4, (3), S216-39 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Retail Pricing and Clearance Sales
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (1), 14-32 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (1984)
  3. Salaries and Piece Rates
    The Journal of Business, 1986, 59, (3), 405-31 Downloads View citations (150)

1984

  1. Illusory Wage Differentials: Reply
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (5), 1128
  2. Incentives and Wage Rigidity
    American Economic Review, 1984, 74, (2), 339-44 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1984)
  3. Incentives, Productivity, and Labor Contracts
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1984, 99, (2), 275-96 Downloads View citations (56)
  4. Some Reflections on Melvin W. Reder
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1984, 2, (2), 145-50 Downloads
  5. The Excess Sensitivity of Layoffs and Quits to Demand
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1984, 2, (2), 233-57 Downloads View citations (73)
    See also Working Paper (1982)

1983

  1. A Competitive Theory of Monopoly Unionism
    American Economic Review, 1983, 73, (4), 631-43 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1981)
  2. Intergenerational Externalities
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1983, 16, (2), 212-28 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1976)

1981

  1. Agency, Earnings Profiles, Productivity, and Hours Restrictions
    American Economic Review, 1981, 71, (4), 606-20 Downloads View citations (221)
  2. Rank-Order Tournaments as Optimum Labor Contracts
    Journal of Political Economy, 1981, 89, (5), 841-64 Downloads View citations (915)
    See also Working Paper (1979)

1980

  1. Family Background and Optimal Schooling Decisions
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1980, 62, (1), 42-51 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (1980)
  2. Family Size and the Distribution of Real Per Capita Income
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (1), 91-107 View citations (37)
  3. Real Income Equivalence among One-Earner and Two-Earner Families
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 203-08 Downloads View citations (2)

1979

  1. The Narrowing of Black-White Wage Differentials Is Illusory
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (4), 553-64 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Why Is There Mandatory Retirement?
    Journal of Political Economy, 1979, 87, (6), 1261-84 Downloads View citations (448)

1977

  1. Academic Achievement and Job Performance: Note
    American Economic Review, 1977, 67, (2), 252-54 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Education: Consumption or Production?
    Journal of Political Economy, 1977, 85, (3), 569-97 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (1975)

1976

  1. Age, Experience, and Wage Growth
    American Economic Review, 1976, 66, (4), 548-58 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1974)

Books

2009

  1. The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (9)

1995

  1. Personnel Economics, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

Chapters

2010

  1. Policies Affecting Work Patterns and Labor Income for Women
    A chapter in Reforming the Welfare State: Recovery and Beyond in Sweden, 2010, pp 57-81 Downloads View citations (4)

2009

  1. List of Contributors, Indexes
    A chapter in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, 2009, pp 449-461 Downloads
  2. Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: An Introduction to International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms
    A chapter in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, 2009, pp 1-57 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Mexican Assimilation in the United States
    A chapter in Mexican Immigration to the United States, 2007, pp 107-121 Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Diversity and Immigration
    A chapter in Issues in the Economics of Immigration, 2000, pp 117-142 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1995

  1. An Economic Analysis of Works Councils
    A chapter in Works Councils: Consultation, Representation, and Cooperation in Industrial Relations, 1995, pp 27-52 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (1994)

1994

  1. Some Thoughts on Savings
    A chapter in Studies in the Economics of Aging, 1994, pp 143-180 Downloads View citations (4)

1990

  1. Adjusting to an Aging Labor Force
    A chapter in Issues in the Economics of Aging, 1990, pp 287-316 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1988)

1988

  1. Pensions and Turnover
    A chapter in Pensions in the U.S. Economy, 1988, pp 163-190 Downloads View citations (7)

1987

  1. Pension Inequality
    A chapter in Issues in Pension Economics, 1987, pp 341-364 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (1984)
  2. Retirement from the labor force
    Chapter 05 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1987, vol. 1, pp 305-355 Downloads

1985

  1. Incentive Effects of Pensions
    A chapter in Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choice, 1985, pp 253-282 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1983)

1983

  1. Pensions as Severance Pay
    A chapter in Financial Aspects of the United States Pension System, 1983, pp 57-90 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1982)
 
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