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Working Papers

2016

  1. Downward Nominal Wage Rigidity in the United States During and After the Great Recession
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. Aggregate supply in the United States: recent developments and implications for the conduct of monetary policy
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in IMF Economic Review (2015)

2014

  1. Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2014) Downloads View citations (44)

    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2014)
  2. More on Recent Evidence on the Effects of Minimum Wages in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2014)

2013

  1. Revisiting the Minimum Wage-Employment Debate: Throwing Out the Baby with the Bathwater?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (55)

2008

  1. The causes and consequences of economic restructuring: evidence from the early 21st century
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads

2007

  1. Does a Higher Minimum Wage Enhance the Effectiveness of The Earned Income Tax Credit?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in ILR Review (2011)
  2. Minimum Wages and Employment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Journal Article in Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics (2007)
  3. Minimum Wages and Employment: A Review of Evidence from the New Minimum Wage Research
    Working Papers, University of California-Irvine, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (74)
  4. Minimum Wages, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Employment: Evidence from the Post-Welfare Reform Era
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (15)

2004

  1. The effects of minimum wages on the distribution of family incomes: a nonparametric analysis
    Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1998) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2005)

2003

  1. Minimum wages, labor market institutions, and youth employment: a cross-national analysis
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in ILR Review (2004)

2001

  1. Compensating Differentials and Evolution in the Quality-of-Life Among U.S. States-REVISED May 2001
    Working Paper, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. The Effects of Minimum Wages Throughout the Wage Distribution
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (2000) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, London School of Economics - Centre for Labour Economics (1999)
  2. Using the EITC to Help Poor Families: New Evidence and a Comparision with the Minimum Wage
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Using the EITC to Increase Family Earnings: New Evidence and a Comparison with the Minimum Wage
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (1)

1999

  1. A Cross-National Analysis of the Effects of Minimum Wages on Youth Employment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Sacrifice ratios and the conduct of monetary policy in conditions of low inflation
    BIS Working Papers, Bank for International Settlements Downloads View citations (22)
  3. The cyclical sensitivity of seasonality in US employment
    BIS Working Papers, Bank for International Settlements Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (1995)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (1999)

1998

  1. Minimum Wages and Training Revisited
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2001)

1997

  1. Do Minimum Wages Fight Poverty?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2002)

1996

  1. Compensating differentials and evolution of the quality-of-life among U.S. states
    Working Papers in Applied Economic Theory, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Regional Science and Urban Economics (2003)
  2. Is the Time-Series Evidence on Minimum Wage Effects Contaminated by Publication Bias?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (1998)
  3. Minimum wage effects on employment and school enrollment: reply to Evans and Turner
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (2)

1995

  1. Inflation, nominal wage rigidity, and the efficiency of labor markets
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (36)
  2. Minimum wage effects on school and work transitions of teenagers
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (1995)
  3. Reconciling the evidence on employment effects of minimum wages: a review of our research findings
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (7)
  4. The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employment: A Re-Evaluation Using Payroll Records
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
  5. The Effects of Minimum Wages on Teenage Employment and Enrollment: Evidence from Matched CPS Surveys
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (36)

1994

  1. Minimum Wage Effects and Low-Wage Labor Markets: A Disequilibrium Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Minimum Wage Effects on Employment and School Enrollment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business & Economic Statistics (1995)

1993

  1. Employment Effects of Minimum and Subminimum Wages: Reply to Card, Katz and Krueger
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) (1993) View citations (7)
  2. Minimum wage effects on employment and school enrollment: evidence from policy variation in schooling quality and compulsory schooling laws
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (1)

1991

  1. Evidence on Employment Effects of Minimum Wages and Subminimum Wage Provisions From Panel Data on State Minimum Wage Laws
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Regional house-price dispersion and interregional migration
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Housing Economics (1992)

1989

  1. Can we improve preliminary estimates of payroll employment growth?
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

1988

  1. Regional labor markets, cost-of-living differentials, and migration
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (2)

1986

  1. Creative destruction and the behavior of productivity over the business cycle
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (1988)
  2. Cross-industry differences in race and gender wage differentials
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) View citations (2)
  3. Cyclical fluctuations in productivity in a long-run demand equation
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  4. Some direct evidence on the importance of borrowing constraints to the labor force participation of married women
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (1987)

1985

  1. Persistence effects in labor force participation
    Working Paper Series / Economic Activity Section, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
    See also Journal Article in Eastern Economic Journal (1989)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Aggregate Supply in the United States: Recent Developments and Implications for the Conduct of Monetary Policy
    IMF Economic Review, 2015, 63, (1), 71-109 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Labor Force Participation: Recent Developments and Future Prospects
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2014, 45, (2 (Fall)), 197-275 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. More on recent evidence on the effects of minimum wages in the United States
    IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2014, 3, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Revisiting the Minimum Wage—Employment Debate: Throwing Out the Baby with the Bathwater?
    ILR Review, 2014, 67, (3_suppl), 608-648 Downloads View citations (9)

2011

  1. Does a Higher Minimum Wage Enhance the Effectiveness of the Earned Income Tax Credit?
    ILR Review, 2011, 64, (4), 712-746 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2010

  1. The Causes and Consequences of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence from the Early 21st Century
    Business Economics, 2010, 45, (1), 49-68 Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Minimum Wages and Employment
    Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics, 2007, 3, (1–2), 1-182 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. The Recent Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate and Its Implications for Potential Labor Supply
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2006, 37, (1), 69-154 Downloads View citations (60)

2005

  1. The Effects of Minimum Wages on the Distribution of Family Incomes: A Nonparametric Analysis
    Journal of Human Resources, 2005, 40, (4), 867-894 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government: Lessons from Past Productivity Booms
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2004, 18, (2), 3-28 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Minimum Wage Effects throughout the Wage Distribution
    Journal of Human Resources, 2004, 39, (2) Downloads View citations (55)
  3. Minimum Wages, Labor Market Institutions, and Youth Employment: A Cross-National Analysis
    ILR Review, 2004, 57, (2), 223-248 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. The Influence of Labour Market Institutions on the Disemployment Effects of the Minimum Wage
    CESifo DICE Report, 2004, 2, (2), 40-47 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Compensating differentials and evolution in the quality-of-life among U.S. states
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2003, 33, (5), 619-649 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Minimum wages and skill acquisition: another look at schooling effects
    Economics of Education Review, 2003, 22, (1), 1-10 Downloads View citations (22)

2002

  1. Do Minimum Wages Fight Poverty?
    Economic Inquiry, 2002, 40, (3), 315-333 View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. State-Level Estimates of Minimum Wage Effects: New Evidence and Interpretations from Disequilibrium Methods
    Journal of Human Resources, 2002, 37, (1), 35-62 Downloads View citations (10)

2001

  1. Minimum Wages and Training Revisited
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2001, 19, (3), 563-95 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

2000

  1. Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast-Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania: Comment
    American Economic Review, 2000, 90, (5), 1362-1396 Downloads View citations (102)

1999

  1. House price differentials and dynamics: evidence from the Los Angeles and San Francisco metropolitan areas
    Economic Review, 1999, 3-22 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The cyclical sensitivity of seasonality in U.S. employment
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 1999, 44, (3), 523-553 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  3. Will increasing the minimum wage help the poor?
    Economic Commentary, 1999, (Feb) Downloads

1998

  1. Is the Time-Series Evidence on Minimum Wage Effects Contaminated by Publication Bias?
    Economic Inquiry, 1998, 36, (3), 458-70 View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1995

  1. Minimum Wage Effects on Employment and School Enrollment
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1995, 13, (2), 199-206 View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  2. Minimum-Wage Effects on School and Work Transitions of Teenagers
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 244-49 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  3. The demise of California reconsidered: interstate migration over the economic cycle
    Economic Review, 1995, 30-48 Downloads View citations (9)

1993

  1. Does migration arbitrage regional labor market differentials?
    Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1993, 23, (2), 211-233 Downloads View citations (25)

1992

  1. Employment Effects of Minimum and Subminimum Wages: Panel Data on State Minimum Wage Laws
    ILR Review, 1992, 46, (1), 55-81 Downloads View citations (92)
  2. Regional house-price dispersion and interregional migration
    Journal of Housing Economics, 1992, 2, (3), 235-256 Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Proceedings, 1990, (Nov) (1990)

    See also Working Paper (1991)

1991

  1. Can We Improve upon Preliminary Estimates of Payroll Employment Growth?
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1991, 9, (2), 197-205 View citations (3)
  2. Leveling the Peaks and Troughs of the Demographic Cycle: An Application to School Enrollment Rates: A Reply
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991, 73, (3), 575-76 Downloads

1989

  1. Persistence Effects in Labor Force Participation
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1989, 15, (3), 177-187 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1985)

1988

  1. Creative Destruction and the Behavior of Productivity over the Business Cycle
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1988, 70, (1), 168-72 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1987

  1. Some Direct Evidence on the Importance of Borrowing Constraints to the Labor Force Participation of Married Women
    Journal of Human Resources, 1987, 22, (4), 593-602 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1986)

1986

  1. Assessing the relative efficiency of Hausman's test under Bahadur efficiency considerations
    Economics Letters, 1986, 21, (4), 343-347 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Economic implications of changing population trends
    Federal Reserve Bulletin, 1986, (Dec), 815-826 View citations (3)

1985

  1. Statistical inference, model selection and research experience: A multinomial model of data mining
    Economics Letters, 1985, 18, (1), 39-44 Downloads

1984

  1. Leveling the Peaks and Troughs in the Demographic Cycle: An Application to School Enrollment Rates
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1984, 66, (2), 208-15 Downloads View citations (2)

1983

  1. Labor market policies in response to structural changes in labor demand
    Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, 1983, 177-229

Books

2008

  1. Minimum Wages, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (182)

Chapters

2010

  1. Discussion comments on "Immigration: trends and macroeconomic implications"
    A chapter in Globalisation, labour markets and international adjustment - Essays in honour of Palle S Andersen, 2010, vol. 50, pp 69-75 Downloads

2001

  1. Understanding the recent behaviour of inflation: an empirical study of wage and price developments in eight countries
    A chapter in Empirical studies of structural changes and inflation, 2001, vol. 03, pp 267-302 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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