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Homepage:http://bingweb.binghamton.edu/~polachek/
Workplace:Department of Economics, State University of New York-Binghamton (SUNY), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Heterogeneous Layoff Effects of the US Short-Time Compensation Program
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2017

  1. Estimating Labor Force Joiners and Leavers Using a Heterogeneity Augmented Two-Tier Stochastic Frontier
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2017)
  2. How Asymmetrically Increasing Joint Strike Costs Need Not Lead to Fewer Strikes
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Atlantic Economic Journal (2017)
  3. If Looks Could Heal: Child Health and Paternal Investment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2018)
  4. Micro Foundations of Earnings Differences
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. How Do Hurricanes Impact Achievement in School? A Caribbean Perspective
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. How do hurricanes impact scholastic achievement? A Caribbean perspective
    Post-Print, HAL
    See also Journal Article in Natural Hazards: Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards (2016)

2015

  1. Hurricane Watch: Battening Down the Effects of the Storm on Local Crop Production
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Ecological Economics (2015)
  2. The Gender Pay Gap Across Countries: A Human Capital Approach
    LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg Downloads
    Also in SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research, DIW Berlin, The German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP) (2009) Downloads View citations (6)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (17)

2014

  1. A Biological Basis for the Gender Wage Gap: Fecundity and Age and Educational Hypogamy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Do School Budgets Matter? The Effect of Budget Referenda on Student Performance
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  3. Unanticipated Effects of California's Paid Family Leave Program
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Contemporary Economic Policy (2015)

2013

  1. Heterogeneity in the Production of Human Capital
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2011

  1. Heterogeneity in Schooling Rates of Return
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (2011)

2010

  1. Does Conflict Disrupt Growth? Evidence of the Relationship between Political Instability and National Economic Performance
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development (2012)

2008

  1. How Hurricanes Affect Employment and Wages in Local Labor Markets
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (25)
  2. How Opportunity Costs Decrease the Probability of War in an Incomplete Information Game
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Organization (2010)

2007

  1. Earnings Over the Lifecycle: The Mincer Earnings Function and Its Applications
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics (2008)
  2. How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets: The Effects of Hurricanes in Florida
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2009)

2006

  1. Geographic Proximity, Trade and International Conflict/Cooperation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Conflict Management and Peace Science (2007)
  2. Trade, Peace and Democracy: An Analysis of Dyadic Dispute
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Chapter (2007)

2005

  1. Do Former College Athletes Earn More at Work? A Nonparametric Assessment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2006)
  2. Globalization and International Conflict: Can FDI Increase Peace?
    Working Papers Rutgers University, Newark, Department of Economics, Rutgers University, Newark Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Medical Interventions among Pregnant Women in Fee-for-Service and Managed Care Insurance: A Propensity Score Analysis
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics (2006)
  4. The Effects of Incomplete Employee Wage Information: A Cross-Country Analysis
    LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2005) Downloads View citations (6)

2004

  1. How Outsourcing Affects Bilateral Political Relations
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. How the Human Capital Model Explains Why the Gender Wage Gap Narrowed
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg (2003) Downloads

2003

  1. Mincer's Overtaking Point and the Lifecycle Earnings Distribution
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg (2002) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of Economics of the Household (2003)
  2. What Can We Learn About the Decline in U.S. Union Membership from International Data?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

1998

  1. The Effects of Price Changes on Alcohol Consumption in Alcohol-Experienced Rats
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Chapter (1999)

1992

  1. Male-Female Wage Differentials in Taiwan: A Human Capital Approach
    Discussion Papers, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (1994)

1991

  1. Lifetime Work Expectations and Estimates of Sex Discrimination
    Discussion Papers, Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research Downloads

1990

  1. Measuring Ignorance in the Market: A New Method with an Application to Physician Services
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Do school budgets matter? The effect of budget referenda on student dropout rates
    Education Economics, 2018, 26, (2), 129-144 Downloads
  2. If looks could heal: Child health and paternal investment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2018, 57, (C), 179-190 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Estimating labor force joiners and leavers using a heterogeneity augmented two-tier stochastic frontier
    Journal of Econometrics, 2017, 199, (2), 156-172 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  2. Heterogeneity in the Labor Market: Ability and Information Acquisition*
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2017, 43, (3), 377-390 Downloads
  3. How Asymmetrically Increasing Joint Strike Costs Need Not Lead to Fewer Strikes
    Atlantic Economic Journal, 2017, 45, (2), 149-161 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. How do hurricanes impact scholastic achievement? A Caribbean perspective
    Natural Hazards: Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, 2016, 84, (2), 1437-1462 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Hurricane watch: Battening down the effects of the storm on local crop production
    Ecological Economics, 2015, 120, (C), 234-240 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Micro- and Macroeconomic Implications of Heterogeneity in the Production of Human Capital
    Journal of Political Economy, 2015, 123, (6), 1410 - 1455 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. UNANTICIPATED EFFECTS OF CALIFORNIA'S PAID FAMILY LEAVE PROGRAM
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2015, 33, (4), 619-635 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. Equal pay legislation and the gender wage gap
    IZA World of Labor, 2014, 16 Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. Does conflict disrupt growth? Evidence of the relationship between political instability and national economic performance
    The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 2012, 21, (3), 361-388 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Violence and Social Orders: A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History, by Douglas C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2012, 38, (1), 134-137 Downloads

2011

  1. Current Research and Future Directions in Peace Economics: Trade Gone Awry
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 2011, 16, (2), 1-14 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Heterogeneity in schooling rates of return
    Economics of Education Review, 2011, 30, (6), 1202-1214 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. How Opportunity Costs Decrease the Probability of War in an Incomplete Information Game
    International Organization, 2010, 64, (01), 133-144 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Opportunity Costs and the Probability of War in an Incomplete Information Game (With Comments by Lloyd Jeff Dumas)
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 2010, 16, (1), 1-6 Downloads

2009

  1. How Disasters Affect Local Labor Markets: The Effects of Hurricanes in Florida
    Journal of Human Resources, 2009, 44, (1) Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Earnings Over the Life Cycle: The Mincer Earnings Function and Its Applications
    Foundations and Trends(R) in Microeconomics, 2008, 4, (3), 165-272 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. How Hurricanes Affect Wages and Employment in Local Labor Markets
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 49-53 Downloads View citations (46)

2007

  1. Geographic Proximity, Trade, and International Conflict/Cooperation
    Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2007, 24, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. How trade affects international interactions
    Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 2007, 2, (2), 60-68 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT ON INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT
    Defence and Peace Economics, 2007, 18, (5), 415-429 Downloads View citations (6)

2006

  1. Do Former College Athletes Earn More at Work?: A Nonparametric Assessment
    Journal of Human Resources, 2006, 41, (3) Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Medical interventions among pregnant women in fee-for-service and managed care insurance: a propensity score analysis
    Applied Economics, 2006, 38, (13), 1513-1525 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Medicaid Coverage and Medical Interventions During Pregnancy
    International Journal of Health Economics and Management, 2005, 5, (3), 255-271 Downloads View citations (3)

2004

  1. Conflict and trade: the relationship between geographic distance and international interactions
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2004, 33, (4), 491-509 Downloads View citations (10)

2003

  1. Labor Economics Mincer-Style: A Personal Reflection
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2003, 1, (4), 363-366 Downloads
  2. Mincer's Overtaking Point and the Life Cycle Earnings Distribution
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2003, 1, (4), 273-304 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  3. Perceptions of female faculty treatment in higher education: which institutions treat women more fairly?
    Economics of Education Review, 2003, 22, (1), 59-67 Downloads View citations (3)

2002

  1. Trade-Based Interactions: an Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2002, 19, (2), 1-21 Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Trends in the Male–Female Wage Gap: The 1980s Compared with the 1970s
    Southern Economic Journal, 2001, 67, (4), 869-888 View citations (4)

1999

  1. Conflict and Trade: An Economics Approach to Political International Interactions
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 1999, 5, (2), 1-32 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Liberalism and Interdependence: Extending the Trade-Conflict Model
    Journal of Peace Research, 1999, 36, (4), 405-422 Downloads View citations (16)

1998

  1. Employee labor market information: comparing direct world of work measures of workers' knowledge to stochastic frontier estimates
    Labour Economics, 1998, 5, (2), 231-242 Downloads View citations (35)

1997

  1. Why Democracies Cooperate More and Fight Less: The Relationship between International Trade and Cooperation
    Review of International Economics, 1997, 5, (3), 295-309 View citations (26)

1996

  1. Panel Estimates of a Two-Tiered Earnings Frontier
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1996, 11, (2), 169-78 Downloads View citations (50)

1995

  1. Discerning Discrimination: Does Interviewing Firms Make a Difference?
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1995, 21, (3), 393-398 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Earnings over the Life Cycle: What Do Human Capital Models Explain?
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 1995, 42, (3), 267-89 View citations (9)

1994

  1. Male-Female Wage Differentials in Taiwan: A Human Capital Approach
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1994, 42, (2), 351-74 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1992)
  2. Panel Estimates of Male-Female Earnings Functions
    Journal of Human Resources, 1994, 29, (2) Downloads View citations (46)
  3. Panel estimates of the gender earnings gap: Individual-specific intercept and individual-specific slope models
    Journal of Econometrics, 1994, 61, (1), 23-42 Downloads View citations (35)

1993

  1. Why the Gender Gap in Wages Narrowed in the 1980s
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1993, 11, (1), 205-28 Downloads View citations (87)

1987

  1. A Two-tiered Earnings Frontier Estimation of Employer and Employee Information in the Labor Market
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (2), 296-302 Downloads View citations (45)
  2. Panel Estimates of Union Effects on Wages and Wage Growth
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (3), 527-31 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Residual Differences by Sex: Perspectives on the Gender Gap in Earnings
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (2), 143-51 Downloads View citations (36)

1986

  1. Union effects on wages and wage growth
    Economics Letters, 1986, 21, (3), 297-303 Downloads

1985

  1. A new approach for measuring wage ignorance in the labor market
    Journal of Economics and Business, 1985, 37, (3), 267-276 Downloads View citations (19)
  2. Occupation Segregation: A Defense of Human Capital Predictions
    Journal of Human Resources, 1985, 20, (3), 437-440 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Occupational Segregation: Reply to England
    Journal of Human Resources, 1985, 20, (3), 444 Downloads

1982

  1. Conflict and Interdependence
    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1982, 26, (4), 709-729 Downloads

1981

  1. Occupational Self-Selection: A Human Capital Approach to Sex Differences in Occupational Structure
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1981, 63, (1), 60-69 Downloads View citations (196)

1980

  1. Conflict and Trade
    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 1980, 24, (1), 55-78 Downloads View citations (51)

1978

  1. An Exchange: The Theory of Human Capital and the Earnings of Women: Women's Earnings Reexamined
    Journal of Human Resources, 1978, 13, (1), 118-134 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Educational Production Functions
    Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 1978, 3, (3), 209-231 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Sex Differences in College Major
    ILR Review, 1978, 31, (4), 498-508 Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The Rate of Return to Schooling and the Business Cycle
    Journal of Human Resources, 1978, 13, (2), 264-277 Downloads View citations (11)

1975

  1. Differences in Expected Post-school Investments as a Determinant of Market Wage Differentials
    International Economic Review, 1975, 16, (2), 451-70 Downloads View citations (38)

1974

  1. Family Investment in Human Capital: Earnings of Women
    Journal of Political Economy, 1974, 82, (2), S76-S108 Downloads View citations (392)
    See also Chapter (1974)

Books

1993

  1. The Economics of Earnings
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (82)

Edited books

2017

  1. Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets, vol 45
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads

2016

  1. Income Inequality Around the World, vol 44
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads
  2. Inequality: Causes and Consequences, vol 43
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads

2015

  1. Gender Convergence in the Labor Market, vol 41
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Gender in the Labor Market, vol 42
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads

2014

  1. Factors Affecting Worker Well-being: The Impact of Change in the Labor Market, vol 40
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads
  2. New Analyses of Worker Well-Being, vol 38
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads
  3. Predicting the Future in Science, Economics, and Politics
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

2012

  1. Research in Labor Economics, vol 36
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Research in Labor Economics, vol 33
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Jobs, Training, and Worker Well-being, vol 30
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads

2008

  1. Work, Earnings and Other Aspects of the Employment Relation, vol 28
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads

2007

  1. Aspects of Worker Well-Being, vol 26
    Research in Labor Economics, Emerald Publishing Ltd Downloads

Chapters

2015

  1. A Biological Basis for the Gender Wage Gap: Fecundity and Age and Educational Hypogamy: Part of this paper was written while Solomon W. Polachek was a visiting scholar at the NBER in Cambridge, MA. We thank Vikesh Amin, Talia Bar, Erling Barth, Fran Blau, Richard Burkhauser, Henry Farber, Dan Feenberg, Richard Freeman, Claudia Goldin, David Hacker, Larry Kahn, Subal Kumbhakar, Shelly Lundberg, Haim Ofek, Thomas Rawski, Susan Wolcott, Dennis Yang, Xi Yang, seminar participants at Cornell University, IZA, Kasetsart University (Thailand), Rutgers University, SUNY-Albany, and SUNY-Buffalo, as well as Kostas Tatsiramos and two anonymous referees for valuable comments and suggestions
    A chapter in Gender Convergence in the Labor Market, 2015, vol. 41, pp 35-88 Downloads

2014

  1. Innovations in forecasting the future that one can learn from: predicting the future in science, economics, and politics
    Chapter 17 in Predicting the Future in Science, Economics, and Politics, 2014, pp 459-473 Downloads

2013

  1. Natural disasters and migration
    Chapter 17 in International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, 2013, pp 309-330 Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. Trade, Peace and Democracy: An Analysis of Dyadic Dispute
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

1999

  1. The Effects of Price Changes on Alcohol Consumption in Alcohol-Experienced Rats
    A chapter in The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse: An Integration of Econometric and Behavioral Economic Research, 1999, pp 75-102 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1974

  1. Family Investments in Human Capital: Earnings of Women
    A chapter in Marriage, Family, Human Capital, and Fertility, 1974, pp 76-110 Downloads View citations (480)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1974)

Editor

  1. Research in Labor Economics
    Emerald Publishing Ltd
  2. Research in Labor Economics
    Emerald Publishing Ltd
 
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