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Working Papers

1976

  1. On Measuring the Impact of Wage-Price Controls: A Critical Appraisal
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy (1976)

1974

  1. On the Economics of Industrial Safety
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Scientific Manpower Forecasts from the Viewpoint of a Dismal Scientist
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

1999

  1. A View from the Midway
    The American Economist, 1999, 43, (2), 13-18 Downloads
    See also Chapter (2004)
  2. THE HEARTY AND CHEERY STATE
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1999, 17, (1), 138-146 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Workers Are More Productive in Large Firms
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 104-108 Downloads View citations (153)

1998

  1. Gary Becker Expanding the Scope of Economics
    Economic Inquiry, 1998, 36, (3), 444-46 View citations (2)

1995

  1. Safety at What Price?
    American Economic Review, 1995, 85, (2), 67-71 Downloads View citations (2)

1993

  1. Milton Friedman, Starting His Ninth Decade
    Economic Inquiry, 1993, 31, (2), 194-96
  2. On Working: Presidential Address to the Western Economic Association, July 11, 1992
    Economic Inquiry, 1993, 31, (1), 1-28

1992

  1. Tests, academic competencies, and work: A comment
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1992, 37, (1), 195-204 Downloads

1990

  1. Employment Relations in Dual Labor Markets (" It's Nice Work If You Can Get It")
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1990, 8, (1), S124-49 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Resume
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1990, 33, (1), 263-268 Downloads

1988

  1. Are Workers Overpaid By Big Firms?
    Australian Journal of Management, 1988, 13, (2), 203-221 Downloads

1987

  1. Comment on the relation between unemployment and sectoral shifts
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1987, 27, (1), 403-420 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Heterogeneous Firms: Caveat Emptor [Heterogeneous Firms and the Organization of Production]
    Economic Inquiry, 1987, 25, (1), 181-84

1986

  1. NEGLECTED WOMEN AND OTHER IMPLICATIONS OF COMPARABLE WORTH
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 1986, 4, (2), 21-32 Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. Comments on the Layard-Nickell model of unemployment and real wages
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1985, 23, (1), 203-209 Downloads

1984

  1. A comment of the Ashenfelter analysis of labor-market fluctuations
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1984, 21, (1), 157-172 Downloads

1983

  1. Heterogeneous Firms and the Organization of Production
    Economic Inquiry, 1983, 21, (2), 147-71 View citations (86)

1981

  1. Slack Capacity: Productive or Wasteful?
    American Economic Review, 1981, 71, (2), 64-69 Downloads View citations (6)

1979

  1. Government labor policies and equilibrium unemployment rates: A comment on Clarkson and Meiners
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1979, 10, (1), 237-252 Downloads

1976

  1. On measuring the impact of wage-price controls: A critical appraisal
    Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy, 1976, 2, (1), 7-64 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1976)
  2. Residential Location and Labor Supply
    Journal of Political Economy, 1976, 84, (4), S221-38 Downloads View citations (22)

1974

  1. The Economics of Product Safety: A Rejoinder
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1974, 5, (2), 689-695 Downloads View citations (6)

1973

  1. The Economics of Product Safety
    Bell Journal of Economics, 1973, 4, (1), 3-28 Downloads View citations (46)

1972

  1. The Consumer Does Benefit from Feasible Price Stability: A Comment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1972, 86, (3), 494-498 Downloads View citations (6)

1971

  1. A Disneyland Dilemma: Two-Part Tariffs for a Mickey Mouse Monopoly
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1971, 85, (1), 77-96 Downloads View citations (145)

1969

  1. A Bracketing Rule for the Estimation of Simple Distributed Lag Models
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1969, 51, (4), 445-52 Downloads
  2. On the Relationship among Different Members of the k-Class
    International Economic Review, 1969, 10, (1), 36-46 Downloads

1962

  1. Labor as a Quasi-Fixed Factor
    Journal of Political Economy, 1962, 70, 538 Downloads View citations (512)

Chapters

2004

  1. A View from the Midway
    Chapter 20 in Reflections of Eminent Economists, 2004 Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The American Economist (1999)

1999

  1. Firm size and wages
    Chapter 33 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1999, vol. 3, Part B, pp 2165-2214 Downloads View citations (434)

1996

  1. The Welfare Implications of Invention
    A chapter in The Economics of New Goods, 1996, pp 109-142 Downloads View citations (7)

1992

  1. Productivity in the Distributive Trades: The Shopper and the Economies of Massed Reserves
    A chapter in Output Measurement in the Service Sectors, 1992, pp 161-193 Downloads View citations (34)

1983

  1. The Fixed Employment Costs of Specialized Labor
    A chapter in The Measurement of Labor Cost, 1983, pp 63-122 Downloads View citations (42)

1961

  1. An Index of Motor Freight Rates
    A chapter in The Price Statistics of the Federal Goverment, 1961, pp 103-136 Downloads
 
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