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Alexandre Mas
2016
ABSTRACT: We use a field experiment to study how workers value alternative work arrangements. During the application process to staff a national call center, we randomly offered applicants choices between traditional M-F 9 am – 5 pm office positions and ...
Roland Benabou
2016
To analyze the impact of labor market competition on the structure of compensation, we embed multitasking and screening within a Hotelling framework. Competition for talent leads to an escalation of performance pay, shifting effort away from long-term ...
Janet Currie
2015
We investigate the impacts of the dramatic increases in state unemployment rates that accompanied the Great Recession on the health of women with children using the last two waves of the Fragile Families and Child Well-being Study. We focus on a wide ...
David Lee
2015
We consider nonparametric identification and estimation in a nonseparable model where a continuous regressor of interest is a known, deterministic, but kinked function of an observed assignment variable. We characterize a broad class of models in which a ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
In this paper we propose different criteria to rank income distributions according to equality of opportunity. Different from existing ones, our criteria explicitly recognize the interplay between circumstances and effort. We characterize them ...
Alan Krueger
2015
Alan Krueger September, 2015 Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society 54(4) Employment Macroeconomics Economics and Finance Labor Economics Download File External Link ...
Alan Krueger
2015
Alan Krueger attempts to understand what went wrong in the US job market in the 2000s and why job growth slowed down even before the Great Recession that began in 2008. Because Canada is similar to the United States in terms of geography, technology, ...
Gene Grossman
2015
We study the distributional consequences of trade in a world with two industries and two heterogeneous factors of production. Productivity in each production unit reflects the ability of the manager and the abilities of the workers, with complementarity ...
Sir Angus Deaton
2015
In this paper we analyze the relationship between turnover-driven growth and subjective wellbeing, using cross-sectional MSA level US data. We find that the effect of creative destruction on well-being is (i) unambiguously positive if we control for MSA ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2015
Individual well-being depends not only on income but also on other dimensions of life, such as health, the quality of social relations and of the environment, employment, and job satisfaction. In this chapter we survey the economic literature on how to ...
Alan Krueger
Alexandre Mas
2014
This paper documents that rotation group bias — the tendency for labor force statistics to vary systematically by month in sample in labor force surveys — in the Current Population Survey (CPS) has worsened considerably over time. The estimated ...
Marc Fleurbaey
2014
We provide a general method for extending fair social preferences defined for riskless economic environments to the context of risk and uncertainty. We apply the method to the problems of managing unemployment allowances (in the context of macroeconomic ...
Alan Krueger
2013
Princeton DataSpace Most existing work on the demand for health insurance focuses on employees’ decisions to enroll in employer-provided plans. Yet any attempt to achieve universal coverage must focus on the uninsured, the vast majority of whom are not ...
Richard Rogerson
2013
We consider two life cycle models of labor supply that use nonconvexities to generate retirement. In each case we derive a link between hours worked prior to retirement, the intertemporal elasticity of substitution for labor (IES), and the size of the ...
Oleg Itskhoki
Stephen Redding
2013
Oleg Itskhoki Stephen Redding May, 2013 With Anders Akerman, Elhanan Helpman, and Marc-Andreas Muendler; American Economic Review, Vol. 103, Issue 3 Employment Labor Microeconomics Trade Economics and Finance itskhoki_redding_sources_of_wage_inequality ...
Stephen Redding
2013
We develop a method for identifying departures from relative factor price equality that is robust to unobserved variation in factor productivity. We implement this method using data on the relative wage bills of nonproduction and production workers across ...
Alan Blinder
Alan Krueger
2013
This article reports on a pilot study of the use of conventional household survey methods to measure something unconventional: what we call “offshorability,” defined as the ability to perform one’s work duties (for the same employer and customers) in a ...
Oleg Itskhoki
Stephen Redding
2013
While neoclassical theory emphasizes the impact of trade on wage inequality between occupations and sectors, more recent theories of firm heterogeneity point to the impact of trade on wage dispersion within occupations and sectors. Using linked employer ...
Alan Krueger
2013
This study examines occupational licensing in the United States using a specially designed national labor force survey. Estimates from the survey indicated that 35% of employees were either licensed or certified by the government and that 29% were ...
Rafaela Dancygier
2013
Rafaela Dancygier January, 2013 With Michael Donnelly; Journal of Politics, Vol. 75, Issue 1 Immigration Employment Macroeconomics Domestic and Social Policy dancygier_sectoral_economies_economic_context_and_attitudes_toward_immigration.pdf http://dx.doi ...

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