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NBER Publications by Edward P. Lazear

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Books

The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison
with Kathryn L. Shaw
Published in January 2009 by University of Chicago Press
© 2008 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Comparative Labor Markets

Working Papers and Chapters

September 2014Demographics and Entrepreneurship
with James Liang, Hui Wang: w20506
August 2013Making Do With Less: Working Harder During Recessions
with Kathryn L. Shaw, Christopher Stanton: w19328

Forthcoming: Making Do With Less: Working Harder During Recessions, Edward P. Lazear, Kathryn L. Shaw, Christopher Stanton. in The Labor Market in the Aftermath of the Great Recession, Mas and Card. 2014

September 2012The United States Labor Market: Status Quo or A New Normal?
with James R. Spletzer: w18386
August 2012The Value of Bosses
with Kathryn L. Shaw, Christopher T. Stanton: w18317
March 2012Hiring, Churn and the Business Cycle
with James R. Spletzer: w17910

Published: “Hiring, Churn, and the Business Cycle” (with Edward P. Lazear). American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 102, No 3, May 2012, pp. 575-579.

April 2010Leadership: A Personnel Economics Approach
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Published: “Leadership: A Personnel Economics Approach,” Labour Economics. Volume 19, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 92-101

Why Do Inventories Rise When Demand Falls in Housing and Other Markets?
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Published: “ Why Do Inventories Rise When Demand Falls in Housing and Other Markets?,” The Singapore Economic Review , Vol. 57, No. 2 (2012) 1250007 (32 pages), DOI: 10.1142/S0217590812500075

February 2010Policies Affecting Work Patterns and Labor Income for Women
with Ann-Sofie Kolm
in Reforming the Welfare State: Recovery and Beyond in Sweden, Richard B. Freeman, Birgitta Swedenborg and Robert Topel, editors
January 2009Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: An Introduction to International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms
with Kathryn L. Shaw
in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw, editors
Front matter, acknowledgments, table of contents
with Kathryn L. Shaw
in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw, editors
List of Contributors, Indexes
with Kathryn L. Shaw
in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, Edward P. Lazear and Kathryn L. Shaw, editors
November 2007Tenure and Output
with Kathryn Shaw: w13652

Published: Shaw, Kathryn & Lazear, Edward P., 2008. "Tenure and output," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 704-723, August. citation courtesy of

Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources
with Kathryn L. Shaw: w13653

Published: Edward P. Lazear & Kathryn L. Shaw, 2007. "Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 21(4), pages 91-114, Fall. citation courtesy of

Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms
with Kathryn L. Shaw: w13654

Published: Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: An Introduction to International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms, Edward P. Lazear, Kathryn L. Shaw. in The Structure of Wages: An International Comparison, Lazear and Shaw. 2008

October 2007Personnel Economics
with Paul Oyer: w13480

Published:

  • Edward P. Lazear, 1995. "Personnel Economics," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262121883, December.
  • Edward P. Lazear & Kathryn L. Shaw, 2007. "Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 21(4), pages 91-114, Fall.

May 2007Mexican Assimilation in the United States
in Mexican Immigration to the United States, George J. Borjas, editor
February 2006Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences
with Ulrike Malmendier, Roberto Weber: w12041
November 2004Speeding, Tax Fraud, and Teaching to the Test
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "Speeding, Terrorism, And Teaching To The Test," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2006, v121(3,Aug), 1029-1061.

December 2003Internal and External Labor Markets: A Personnel Economics Approach
with Paul Oyer: w10192

Published: Lazear, Edward P. and Paul Oyer. "Internal And External Labor Markets: A Personnel Economics Approach," Labour Economics, 2004, v11(5,Oct), 527-554. citation courtesy of

June 2003The Dominance of Retail Stores
with Alexandre Ziegler: w9795
May 2003Firm-Specific Human Capital: A Skill-Weights Approach
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August 2002Entrepreneurship
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "Balanced Skills And Entrepreneurship," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(2,May), 208-211. also: Edward P. Lazear. "Entrepreneurship," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 23(4), pages 649-680, October 2005. citation courtesy of

January 2001The Peter Principle: Promotions and Declining Productivity
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Published: Edward P. Lazear, 2004. "The Peter Principle: A Theory of Decline," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 112(S1), pages S141-S163, February.

January 2000Diversity and Immigration
in Issues in the Economics of Immigration, George J. Borjas, editor
November 1999Output-based Pay: Incentives or Sorting?
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September 1999Educational Production
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Published: Edward P. Lazear, 2001. "Educational Production," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 116(3), pages 777-803, August. citation courtesy of

August 1999Economic Imperialism
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "Economic Imperialism," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, v115(1,Feb), 99-146. citation courtesy of

February 1999Personnel Economics: Past Lessons and Future Directions
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Published: JLE, Vol. 17, no. 2 (April 1999): 199-236.

May 1998Globalization and the Market for Teammates
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Published: Lazear, Edward P, 1999. "Globalisation and the Market for Team-Mates," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(454), pages C15-40, March. citation courtesy of

April 1998Diversity and Immigration
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Published: Diversity and Immigration, Edward P. Lazear. in Issues in the Economics of Immigration, Borjas. 2000

July 1996Performance Pay and Productivity
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Published: Lazear, E. P. "Performance Pay And Productivity," American Economic Review, 2000, v90(5,Dec), 1346-1361. citation courtesy of

January 1996Relational Investing: The Worker's Perspective
with Richard B. Freeman: w5436

Published: Gilson, Ronald, John C. Coffee, and Louis Lowenstein (eds.) Meaningful Relationships: Institutional Investors, Relational Investing, and the Future of Corporate Governance? NY: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Incentives in Basic Research
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Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 15, no. 1, part 2 (January 1997): S167-S197. citation courtesy of

November 1995Hiring Risky Workers
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Published: Ohashi, Isao and Toshiaki Tachibanaki. Internal labour markets, incentives and employment. New York: St. Martin's Press; London: Macmillan Press, 1998.

September 1995Culture and Language
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Published: Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, no. 6, part 2 (December 1999): S95-S126. citation courtesy of

January 1995An Economic Analysis of Works Councils
with Richard B. Freeman
in Works Councils: Consultation, Representation, and Cooperation in Industrial Relations, Joel Rogers and Wolfgang Streeck, editors
November 1994An Economic Analysis of Works Councils
with Richard B. Freeman: w4918

Published:

January 1994Some Thoughts on Savings
in Studies in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
January 1990Adjusting to an Aging Labor Force
in Issues in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
December 1988Adjusting to an Aging Labor Force
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Published:

1988Pensions and Turnover
with Robert L. Moore
in Pensions in the U.S. Economy, Zvi Bodie, John B. Shoven, and David A. Wise, eds.
1987Pension Inequality
with Sherwin Rosen
in Issues in Pension Economics, Zvi Bodie, John B. Shoven, and David A. Wise, eds.
May 1986Incentive Contracts
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Published: The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics. vol.2,pp. 744-748, ed. John Eatwell, Murray Milgate and Peter Newman. The Macmillan Press Limited London, 1987

1985Incentive Effects of Pensions
in Pensions, Labor, and Individual Choice, David A. Wise, ed.
October 1984Pension Inequality
with Sherwin Rosen: w1477

Published:

  • Bodie, Z., J.B. Shoven and D.A. Wise (eds.) Issues in Pension Economics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.
  • Pension Inequality, Edward P. Lazear, Sherwin Rosen. in Issues in Pension Economics, Bodie, Shoven, and Wise. 1987

September 1984Retail Pricing and Clearance Sales
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Published: The American Economic Review, Vol. 76, Number 1, pages 14-32, March 1986. citation courtesy of

August 1984Raids and Offermatching
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "Raids and Offer-Matching," Research in Labor Economics,ed. Ronald Ehrenberg, Vol. 8, JAI Press, Greenwich, CT. pp. 141-165, 1986

April 1984Social Security and Pensions
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Published: in "Research in Labor Economics," Vol. 7, ed. Ronald G. Ehrenberg (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1985): 1-30.

March 1984Incentives and Wage Rigidity
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "Incentives and Wage Rigidity." American Economic Review, Vol. 74, No. 2, (May 1984), pp. 339-344. citation courtesy of

June 1983Raids and Imitation
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Published: "Raids and OFfer Matching" Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 8 part A Pages 141-165, 1986, ed. Ron Ehrenberg Greenwich, CT: JAI Press

May 1983Incentive Effects of Pensions
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Published:

1983Pensions as Severance Pay
in Financial Aspects of the United States Pension System, Zvi Bodie and John B. Shoven, editors
July 1982Pensions as Severance Pay
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Published:

February 1982Severance Pay, Pensions, and Efficient Mobility
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Published: Edward P. Lazear, 1983. "Pensions as Severance Pay," NBER Chapters, in: Financial Aspects of the United States Pension System, pages 57-90 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

The Excess Sensitivity of Layoffs and Quits to Demand
with Robert E. Hall: w0864

Published: Hall, Robert E. and Edward P. Lazear. "The Excess Sensitivity of Layoffs and Quits to Demand." Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 2, No. 2, (April 1984), 233-257. citation courtesy of

May 1981A Competitive Theory of Monopoly Unionism
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "A Competitive Theory of Monopoly Unionism." The American Economic Review, Vol. 73, No. 4. (September 1983) pp. 631-643. Journal ofterature, Vol. 22, No. 1, (March 1984) Abstract only, p. 479. citation courtesy of

April 1981Why Is There Mandatory Retirement?
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "Why Is There Mandatory Retirement?" Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 87, No. 6, (December 1979), pp. 1261-1284.

1981Real Income Equivalence Among One-Earner and Two-Earner Families
with Robert T. Michael: r0132

Published: Lazear, Edward P. and Michael, Robert T. "Real Income Equivalence Among One-Earner and Two-Earner Families." The American Economic Review, Vol. 70, No . 2, (May 1980), pp. 203-208.

Family Size and the Distribution of Per Capita Income
with Robert T. Michael: w0230

Published: Lazear, Edward P. and Michael, Robert T. "Family Size and the Distributionof Real Per Capita Income." The American Economic Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, ( March 1980), pp. 91-107.

October 1980The Narrowing of Black-White Wage Differentials is Illusory
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Published: Lazear, Edward P. "The Narrowing of Black-White Wage Differentials is Illusory." The American Economic Review, Vol. 69, No. 4, (September 1979), pp. 5 53-564.

Family Background and Optimal Schooling Decision
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Published: Lazear, Edward. "Family Backround and Optimal Schooling Decisions." The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. LXII, No. 1, (February 1980), PP. 4 2-51. citation courtesy of

November 1979Rank-Order Tournaments as Optimum Labor Contracts
with Sherwin Rosen: w0401

Published: Lazear, Edward P. and Rosen, Sherwin. "Rank-Order Tournaments as Optimum Labor Contracts." Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 89, No. 5, (October 1981), pp. 841-864. citation courtesy of

March 1977Wage Differentials Are Larger Than You Think
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Published: "The Narrowing of Black-White Wage Differentials Is Illusory" The American Economic Review. Vol.69, Number4, pages 553-564, September 1979.

August 1976Intergenerational Externalities
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Published:

  • Lazear, Edward. "Intergenerational Externalities." Center for Mathematical Studies in Business and Economics, Report No. 7811. (Feb 1978)
  • Lazear, Edward. "Intergenerational Externalities." Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 16, No. 2, (May 1983), pp. 212-228. citation courtesy of

September 1975Education: Consumption or Production
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Published: Lazear, Edward. "Education: Consumption or Production." Journal of Political Economy, (June 1977). Journal of Political Economy. vol.85, no. 3, pp.569-597, June 1977 citation courtesy of

July 1975Human Wealth and Human Capital
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June 1975Schooling as a Wage Depressant
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Published: Lazear, Edward. "Schooling as a Wage Depressant." Journal of Human Resources, (Spring 1977), pp. 164-176

August 1974Age, Experience and Wage Growth
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Published: Lazear, Edward. "Age, Experience and Wage Growth." American Economic Review , (September 1976). The American Economic Review. Vol.66, number4, pp.548-558, September 1976 citation courtesy of

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