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Workplace:Economics Department, College of Business and Economics, Lehigh University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2002

  1. Do Large Employers Pay More in Developing Countries? The Case of Five African Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (23)

1995

  1. A Comparison of Age-Earnings Profiles from the U.S. Census Bureau and the PSID and their Uses in Forecasting Earnings
    Working Papers, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics
  2. Age-Earning Profiles
    Working Papers, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics View citations (10)
  3. Forecasting Earning Using Age-Earnings Profiles and Longitudinal Data
    Working Papers, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Forensic Economics (1996)
  4. Making Operational the Concept of Maintenance Consumption
    Working Papers, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics View citations (1)

1994

  1. A Comparison of Age-Earnings Profiles from the U.S. Census Bureau and thePDSI and their Use in Forecasting Earnings
    Working Papers, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics

Journal Articles

2019

  1. There and Back Again: The De‐Licensing and Re‐Licensing of Barbers in Alabama
    British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2019, 57, (4), 764-790 Downloads

2016

  1. Estimating gender wage gaps: A data update
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2016, 47, (2), 140-141 Downloads

2015

  1. Intergenerational social networks and health behaviors among children living in public housing
    American Journal of Public Health, 2015, 105, (11), 2291-2297 Downloads
  2. The Effect of Household Technology on Weight and Health Outcomes among Chinese Adults: Evidence from China's "Home Appliances Going to the Countryside" Policy
    Journal of Human Capital, 2015, 9, (3), 364 - 401 Downloads
  3. To be or not to be: An optimum currency area for South Asia?
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2015, 37, (6), 930-944 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. “COERCIVE COOPERATION”? ONTARIO'S PAY EQUITY ACT OF 1988 AND THE GENDER PAY GAP
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2015, 33, (4), 606-618 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Can Statements of Ethical Principles and Codes of Practice Make a Difference? The Results of a NAFE Survey
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2013, 24, (1), 25-39 Downloads
  2. Licensing One of the World's Oldest Professions: Massage
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2013, 56, (2), 371 - 388 Downloads View citations (24)
  3. NAFE and the Ethics Question
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2013, 24, (1), 19-23 Downloads

2012

  1. Whither the Irish Economy: Introduction and Overview
    The World Economy, 2012, 35, (10), 1215-1219 Downloads

2011

  1. Estimating Gender Wage Gaps
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2011, 42, (4), 405-413 Downloads
  2. In Memoriam, Eli Schwartz, Lehigh University
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2011, 22, (2), 141-142 Downloads

2010

  1. The Licensing of Barbers in the USA
    British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2010, 48, (4), 740-757 Downloads View citations (9)

2009

  1. Does educational expansion encourage female workforce participation? A study of the 1968 reform in Taiwan
    Economics of Education Review, 2009, 28, (6), 750-758 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The determinants of excess worker turnover in Luxembourg
    International Journal of Manpower, 2009, 30, (3), 253-268 Downloads
  3. What's Your College Degree Worth? A Research Project for the Labor Economics Course
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2009, 40, (2), 166-172 Downloads

2008

  1. The Effects of Licensing on the Wages of Radiologic Technologists
    Journal of Labor Research, 2008, 29, (4), 333-346 Downloads View citations (14)

2007

  1. Do New Male and Female College Graduates Receive Unequal Pay?
    Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42, (1) Downloads View citations (15)

2006

  1. Monopsony and Teachers' Salaries in Georgia
    Journal of Labor Research, 2006, 27, (4), 537-554 Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Recent Publications of Interest to Forensic Economists
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2005, 18, (2), 243-258 Downloads

2004

  1. DO LARGE EMPLOYERS PAY MORE? THE CASE OF FIVE DEVELOPING AFRICAN COUNTRIES
    Journal of Economic Development, 2004, 29, (1), 137-161 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Erring on the Margin of Error
    Southern Economic Journal, 2004, 71, (1), 130-135
  3. Retrospectives: How Joan Robinson and B. L. Hallward Named Monopsony
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2004, 18, (2), 257-261 Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of Pennsylvania
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 2002, 15, (3), 335-355 Downloads
  2. Gender Pay Differentials and Equality Legislation in the Republic of Ireland
    Canadian Public Policy, 2002, 28, (s1), 149-169 Downloads

2001

  1. A Benchmark Profile of Economics Departments in 15 Private Universities
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2001, 32, (4), 387-396 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Comparable Worth in Academe: Professors at Ontario Universities
    Canadian Public Policy, 2001, 27, (3), 357-373 Downloads

1999

  1. The Economist in Tort Litigation
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1999, 13, (2), 101-112 Downloads View citations (11)

1998

  1. Forecasting Earnings Losses Of The Disabled With The LPE Method
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1998, 11, (2), 115-120 Downloads
  2. Private-Sector Experience with Pay Equity in Ontario
    Canadian Public Policy, 1998, 24, (2), 185-208 Downloads View citations (9)

1997

  1. New Estimates Of Life Expectancies For Persons With Medical Risks
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1997, 10, (3), 285-290 Downloads

1996

  1. Forecasting Earnings Using Age-Earnings Profiles And Longitudinal Data
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1996, 9, (2), 169-210 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Labor Shortages as America Approaches the Twenty-first Century
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1996, 9, (1), 71-72 Downloads

1994

  1. Life Expectancies for Persons With Medical Risks
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1994, 7, (2), 197-207 Downloads

1993

  1. Succeeding as an Expert Witness
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1993, 6, (2), 173-174 Downloads

1992

  1. A Hedonics Primer for Economists and Attorneys
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1992, 6, (1), 71-72 Downloads
  2. Restructuring Canada's Health Services System: How do we get there from here? Edited by Raisa B. Deber and Gail G. Thompson. University of Toronto press, Toronto, 1992. No. of pages: xi + 420. ISBN 0‐8020‐6005‐6
    Health Economics, 1992, 1, (3), 209-210 Downloads

1991

  1. Female Work Experience: Voluntary Versus Involuntary Labor Force Activity
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1991, 4, (2), 163-174 Downloads
  2. The Effect of Taxes and Inflation on the Real Interest Rate
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1991, 5, (1), 71-73 Downloads

1990

  1. The Consistency and Predictability of Grievance Arbitration Awards
    ILR Review, 1990, 43, (2), 294-307 Downloads View citations (1)

1989

  1. Pitfalls in Estimating the Loss of Employer-Paid Fringe Benefits
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1989, 3, (1), 77-78 Downloads
  2. Toward a Utility-Based Theory of Loss in Wrongful Death Cases
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1989, 2, (2), 67-74 Downloads

1988

  1. The Status of Master's Programs in Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 1988, 2, (1), 171-78 Downloads

1987

  1. The Uneasy Case for the Personal Maintenance Deduction
    Journal of Forensic Economics, 1987, 1, (1), 11-18 Downloads

1986

  1. Concentration in the Labor Market for Public School Teachers
    ILR Review, 1986, 39, (4), 573-584 Downloads View citations (8)

1985

  1. On Simpson's Paradox in Economic Statistics
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1985, 47, (4), 387-94 View citations (1)
  2. Teacher strikes and the courts: David L. Colton and Edith E. Graber. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1982. pp. 132. Price: U.S.$21.00 (cloth)
    Economics of Education Review, 1985, 4, (2), 152-153 Downloads

1982

  1. Teacher Unionism and Collective Bargaining in England and Wales
    ILR Review, 1982, 35, (3), 377-391 Downloads View citations (1)

1980

  1. Overinvestment in College Training?
    Journal of Human Resources, 1980, 15, (1), 121-123 Downloads View citations (2)

1979

  1. Licensing in the Barbering Profession
    ILR Review, 1979, 32, (2), 242-249 Downloads View citations (6)

1978

  1. Miners, Quarrymen and Saltworkers. Edited by Raphael Samuel. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1977. Pp. xvi, 363
    The Journal of Economic History, 1978, 38, (3), 816-817 Downloads

Edited books

2010

  1. Variations in Economic Analysis
    Springer Books, Springer

Chapters

2015

  1. The Gender Gap in Starting Salaries for New College Graduates
    A chapter in Gender in the Labor Market, 2015, vol. 42, pp 205-229 Downloads

Editor

  1. Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis
    Emerald Publishing Ltd
  2. Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis
    Emerald Publishing Ltd
 
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