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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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
David Lee
2012
This paper provides a theoretical analysis of optimal minimum wage policy in a perfectly competitive labor market and obtains two key results. First, we show that a binding minimum wage – while leading to unemployment – is nevertheless desirable if the ...
Stephen Redding
2012
We examine urbanization using new data that allow us to track the evolution of population in rural and urban areas in the United States from 1880 to 2000. We find a positive correlation between initial population density and subsequent population growth ...
Atif Mian
2012
A drop in aggregate demand driven by shocks to household balance sheets is responsible for a large fraction of the decline in U.S. employment from 2007 to 2009. The aggregate demand channel for unemployment predicts that employment losses in the non ...
Richard Rogerson
2012
We build a general equilibrium model that features uninsurable idiosyncratic shocks, search frictions and an operative labor supply choice along the extensive margin. The model is calibrated to match the average levels of gross flows across the three ...
Richard Rogerson
2011
Recent empirical work finds a negative correlation between product market regulation and aggregate employment. We examine the effect of product market regulations on hours worked in a benchmark model of time allocation. Product market regulations affect ...
Alicia Adsera
2011
Cross-country differences in both the age at first birth and fertility are substantial in Europe. This paper uses distinct fluctuations in unemployment rates across European countries during the 1980s and the 1990s combined with broad differences in their ...