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Homepage:https://econ.arizona.edu/people/gary-solon
Workplace:Economics Department, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Wage Adjustment in Efficient Long-Term Employment Relationships
    Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Downloads

2019

  1. How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? Evidence from Payroll Records in Washington State
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (41)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2019) Downloads View citations (41)
  2. How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? International Evidence from Payroll Records and Pay Slips
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (52)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? International Evidence from Payroll Records and Pay Slips, Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association (2019) Downloads View citations (51) (2019)

2018

  1. New Directions in Measuring Intergenerational Mobility
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (8)

2017

  1. What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (33)

    See also Journal Article What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?, Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2018) Downloads View citations (43) (2018)

2013

  1. Theoretical Models of Inequality Transmission across Multiple Generations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
  3. What Are We Weighting For?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (146)
    See also Journal Article What Are We Weighting For?, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2015) Downloads View citations (524) (2015)

2011

  1. The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (48)
    See also Journal Article The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter (2011) Downloads View citations (45) (2011)

2010

  1. Measuring What Employers Really Do about Entry Wages over the Business Cycle
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (20)

2008

  1. Trends in Men's Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article Trends in men's earnings volatility: What does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics show?, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (78) (2011)

2007

  1. Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (56)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (54)

    See also Journal Article Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter (2007) Downloads View citations (56) (2007)
  2. The Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Journal Article The Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association (2009) Downloads View citations (318) (2009)

2006

  1. Life-Cycle Variation in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (489)
    See also Journal Article Life-Cycle Variation in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2006) Downloads View citations (521) (2006)
  2. New Evidence on Real Wage Cyclicality within Employer-Employee Matches
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article NEW EVIDENCE ON REAL WAGE CYCLICALITY WITHIN EMPLOYER–EMPLOYEE MATCHES, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society (2007) Downloads View citations (39) (2007)
  3. Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2009) Downloads View citations (215) (2009)

2005

  1. A Portmanteau Test for Serially Correlated Errors in Fixed Effects Models
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article A PORTMANTEAU TEST FOR SERIALLY CORRELATED ERRORS IN FIXED EFFECTS MODELS, Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press (2006) Downloads View citations (25) (2006)
  2. Two-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimators
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Two-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimators, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2010) Downloads View citations (139) (2010)

2000

  1. Nonrandom Selection in the HRS Social Security Earnings Sample
    Working Papers, RAND - Labor and Population Program View citations (33)

1999

  1. Earnings Dynamics and Inequality among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Toronto, Department of Economics (1998) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Earnings Dynamics and Inequality among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (2003) Downloads View citations (188) (2003)

1998

  1. Double Trouble: On the Value of Twins-Based Estimation of the Return to Schooling
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Double trouble: on the value of twins-based estimation of the return to schooling, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (1999) Downloads View citations (230) (1999)

1992

  1. Measuring the Cyclicality of Real Wages: How Important is Composition Bias
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Journal Article Measuring the Cyclicality of Real Wages: How Important is Composition Bias?, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (1994) Downloads View citations (558) (1994)

1989

  1. Effects of Family and Community Background on Men's Economic Status
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Real Wages Over The Business Cycle
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (38)

1987

  1. Sibling and Intergenerational Correlations in Welfare Program Participation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Sibling and Intergenerational Correlations in Welfare Program Participation, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (1988) Downloads View citations (32) (1988)
  2. The Effect of Family Background on Economic Status: A Longitudinal Analysis of Sibling Correlations
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1986

  1. Bias in Longitudinal Estimation of Wage Gaps
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)

1984

  1. Estimating Autocorrelations in Fixed-Effects Models
    NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (1983) Downloads
  2. Pay Differences Between Women's and Men's Jobs: The Empirical Foundations of Comparable Worth Legislation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle: A Model with Asymmetric Information
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle: A Model with Asymmetric Information, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (1985) Downloads View citations (4) (1985)
  4. Work Incentive Effects of Taxing Unemployment Benefits
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (1982) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Work Incentive Effects of Taxing Unemployment Benefits, Econometrica, Econometric Society (1985) Downloads View citations (59) (1985)

1983

  1. The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Rules on Job Quitting Behavior
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads
    See also Journal Article The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Rules on Job Quitting Behavior, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (1984) Downloads View citations (12) (1984)

1982

  1. Longitudinal Labor Market Data: Sources, Uses, and Limitations
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads View citations (6)

1981

  1. Unemployment Insurance, Filing Delay, and Unemployment Duration
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? International Evidence from Payroll Records and Pay Slips
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2019, 33, (3), 185-201 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper How Prevalent Is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? International Evidence from Payroll Records and Pay Slips, IZA Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (52) (2019)

2018

  1. New Directions in Measuring Intergenerational Mobility: Introduction
    Economic Journal, 2018, 128, (612), F335-F339 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?
    Economic Journal, 2018, 128, (612), F340-F352 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper What Do We Know So Far about Multigenerational Mobility?, IZA Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (3) (2017)

2016

  1. Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession and Other Downturns: Evidence from the United States and Great Britain
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2016, 34, (S1), S249 - S291 Downloads View citations (111)
    See also Chapter Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession and Other Downturns: Evidence from the United States and Great Britain, NBER Chapters, 2013, 246-291 (2013) View citations (1) (2013)

2015

  1. What Are We Weighting For?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (2), 301-316 Downloads View citations (524)
    See also Working Paper What Are We Weighting For?, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (146) (2013)

2012

  1. Measuring What Employers Do about Entry Wages over the Business Cycle: A New Approach
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2012, 4, (4), 36-55 Downloads View citations (104)

2011

  1. The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2011, 11, (1), 1-11 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates, NBER Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (48) (2011)
  2. Trends in men's earnings volatility: What does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics show?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (7), 973-982 Downloads View citations (78)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (7-8), 973-982 (2011) Downloads View citations (123)

    See also Working Paper Trends in Men's Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?, NBER Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (27) (2008)

2010

  1. A simple microeconomic foundation for a Tobit model of consumer demand
    Economics Letters, 2010, 106, (2), 131-132 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Two-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimators
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92, (3), 557-561 Downloads View citations (139)
    See also Working Paper Two-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimators, NBER Technical Working Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (9) (2005)

2009

  1. The Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2009, 1, (1), 84-110 Downloads View citations (318)
    See also Working Paper The Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment, NBER Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (52) (2007)
  2. Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (4), 766-772 Downloads View citations (215)
    See also Working Paper Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility, NBER Working Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (26) (2006)

2007

  1. NEW EVIDENCE ON REAL WAGE CYCLICALITY WITHIN EMPLOYER–EMPLOYEE MATCHES
    Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2007, 54, (5), 648-660 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper New Evidence on Real Wage Cyclicality within Employer-Employee Matches, NBER Working Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (12) (2006)
  2. Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2007, 7, (2), 1-23 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents, NBER Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (56) (2007)

2006

  1. A PORTMANTEAU TEST FOR SERIALLY CORRELATED ERRORS IN FIXED EFFECTS MODELS
    Econometric Theory, 2006, 22, (5), 835-851 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper A Portmanteau Test for Serially Correlated Errors in Fixed Effects Models, NBER Technical Working Papers (2005) Downloads (2005)
  2. Life-Cycle Variation in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings
    American Economic Review, 2006, 96, (4), 1308-1320 Downloads View citations (521)
    See also Working Paper Life-Cycle Variation in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings, NBER Working Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (489) (2006)

2005

  1. Implications of Mean-Reverting Measurement Error for Longitudinal Studies of Wages and Employment
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2005, 87, (1), 193-196 Downloads View citations (40)

2003

  1. Are point-in-time measures of neighborhood characteristics useful proxies for children's long-run neighborhood environment?
    Economics Letters, 2003, 79, (2), 231-237 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Correlations between Brothers and Neighboring Boys in Their Adult Earnings: The Importance of Being Urban
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (4), 831-856 Downloads View citations (85)
  3. Correlations between sisters and neighbouring girls in their subsequent income as adults
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2003, 18, (5), 545-562 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. Earnings Dynamics and Inequality among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2003, 21, (2), 267-288 Downloads View citations (188)
    See also Working Paper Earnings Dynamics and Inequality among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records, NBER Working Papers (1999) Downloads View citations (35) (1999)

2002

  1. Cross-Country Differences in Intergenerational Earnings Mobility
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2002, 16, (3), 59-66 Downloads View citations (323)
  2. Intergenerational Income Mobility Among Daughters
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (1), 335-344 Downloads View citations (203)
  3. Jackknife minimum distance estimation
    Economics Letters, 2002, 76, (1), 35-45 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. The impact of health plan report cards on managed care enrollment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (1), 19-41 Downloads View citations (57)

2000

  1. Correlations Between Neighboring Children In Their Subsequent Educational Attainment
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2000, 82, (3), 383-392 Downloads View citations (133)

1999

  1. Double trouble: on the value of twins-based estimation of the return to schooling
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 18, (2), 169-182 Downloads View citations (230)
    See also Working Paper Double Trouble: On the Value of Twins-Based Estimation of the Return to Schooling, NBER Working Papers (1998) Downloads View citations (7) (1998)

1997

  1. Wage Changes and Intrafirm Job Mobility over the Business Cycle: Two Case Studies
    ILR Review, 1997, 50, (3), 402-415 Downloads View citations (55)

1994

  1. Measuring the Cyclicality of Real Wages: How Important is Composition Bias?
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1994, 109, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (558)
    See also Working Paper Measuring the Cyclicality of Real Wages: How Important is Composition Bias, NBER Working Papers (1992) Downloads View citations (27) (1992)

1993

  1. Shift Work and the Business Cycle
    American Economic Review, 1993, 83, (2), 224-28 Downloads View citations (18)

1992

  1. Intergenerational Income Mobility in the United States
    American Economic Review, 1992, 82, (3), 393-408 Downloads View citations (886)
  2. The Association between Men's Economic Status and Their Family and Community Origins
    Journal of Human Resources, 1992, 27, (4), 575-601 Downloads View citations (73)

1991

  1. A Longitudinal Analysis of Sibling Correlations in Economic Status
    Journal of Human Resources, 1991, 26, (3), 509-534 Downloads View citations (99)

1989

  1. Biases in the Estimation of Intergenerational Earnings Correlations
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1989, 71, (1), 172-74 Downloads View citations (94)

1988

  1. Self-selection bias in longitudinal estimation of wage gaps
    Economics Letters, 1988, 28, (3), 285-290 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Sibling and Intergenerational Correlations in Welfare Program Participation
    Journal of Human Resources, 1988, 23, (3), 388-396 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper Sibling and Intergenerational Correlations in Welfare Program Participation, NBER Working Papers (1987) Downloads View citations (9) (1987)

1987

  1. Sheepskin Effects in the Returns to Education
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1987, 69, (1), 175-77 Downloads View citations (197)

1986

  1. Effects of Rotation Group Bias on Estimation of Unemployment
    Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 1986, 4, (1), 105-09 View citations (18)
  2. Estimates of the Direct Effects of Comparable Worth Policy
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (5), 1117-25 Downloads View citations (65)

1985

  1. The Minimum Wage and Teenage Employment: A Reanalysis with Attention to Serial Correlation and Seasonality
    Journal of Human Resources, 1985, 20, (2), 292-297 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle: A Model with Asymmetric Information
    Journal of Labor Economics, 1985, 3, (4), 421-33 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle: A Model with Asymmetric Information, NBER Working Papers (1984) Downloads (1984)
  3. Work Incentive Effects of Taxing Unemployment Benefits
    Econometrica, 1985, 53, (2), 295-306 Downloads View citations (59)
    See also Working Paper Work Incentive Effects of Taxing Unemployment Benefits, NBER Working Papers (1984) Downloads View citations (1) (1984)

1984

  1. The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Rules on Job Quitting Behavior
    Journal of Human Resources, 1984, 19, (1), 118-126 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper The Effects of Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Rules on Job Quitting Behavior, Working Papers (1983) Downloads (1983)

1983

  1. Errors in variables and reverse regression in the measurement of wage discrimination
    Economics Letters, 1983, 13, (4), 393-396 Downloads

1982

  1. Employment Statistics: The Interaction of Economics and Policy
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (2), 233-36 Downloads

Chapters

2013

  1. Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession and Other Downturns: Evidence from the United States and Great Britain
    A chapter in Labor Markets in the Aftermath of the Great Recession, 2013, pp 246-291 View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession and Other Downturns: Evidence from the United States and Great Britain, University of Chicago Press (2016) Downloads View citations (111) (2016)

1999

  1. Intergenerational mobility in the labor market
    Chapter 29 in Handbook of Labor Economics, 1999, vol. 3, Part A, pp 1761-1800 Downloads View citations (634)
 
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