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March 2014The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales
with Timothy N. Bond: w19950
November 2013The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing Before Roe v Wade
with Russell Weinstein: w19627
July 2013The Black-White Education-Scaled Test-Score Gap in Grades K-7
with Timothy N. Bond: w19243
June 2013The Effect of High School Exit Exams on Graduation, Employment, Wages and Incarceration
with Olesya Baker: w19182
The Wage Effects of Not-for-Profit and For-Profit Certifications: Better Data, Somewhat Different Results
with Russell Weinstein: w19135

Published: Lang, Kevin & Weinstein, Russell, 2013. "The wage effects of not-for-profit and for-profit certifications: Better data, somewhat different results," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 24(C), pages 230-243. citation courtesy of

June 2012Evaluating Student Outcomes at For-Profit Colleges
with Russell Weinstein: w18201
March 2012The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K-3: The Fragility of Results
with Timothy N. Bond: w17960

Published: Timothy N. Bond & Kevin Lang, 2013. "The Evolution of the Black-White Test Score Gap in Grades K–3: The Fragility of Results," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(5), pages 1468-1479, December. citation courtesy of

November 2011A Theory of Monitoring and Internal Labor Markets
with Gautam Bose: w17623
September 2011Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market: Theory and Empirics
with Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann: w17450

Published: Kevin Lang & Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann, 2012. "Racial Discrimination in the Labor Market: Theory and Empirics," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 50(4), pages 959-1006, December. citation courtesy of

January 2011Why Is an Elite Undergraduate Education Valuable? Evidence from Israel
with Erez Siniver: w16730

Published: Lang, Kevin & Siniver, Erez, 2011. "Why is an elite undergraduate education valuable? Evidence from Israel," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(6), pages 767-777. citation courtesy of

August 2009School Entry, Educational Attainment and Quarter of Birth: A Cautionary Tale of LATE
with Rashmi Barua: w15236
July 2009Social Ties and the Job Search of Recent Immigrants
with Deepti Goel: w15186
April 2007Worker Sorting, Taxes and Health Insurance Coverage
with Hong Kang: w13066
August 2006The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing
with Adam Ashcraft: w12485
The Return to English in a Non-English Speaking Country: Russian Immigrants and Native Israelis in Israel
with Erez Siniver: w12464

Published: Kevin Lang & Erez Siniver, 2009. "The Return to English in a Non-English Speaking Country: Russian Immigrants and Native Israelis in Israel," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 9(1). citation courtesy of

May 2006Education and Labor-Market Discrimination
with Michael Manove: w12257

Published: Kevin Lang & Michael Manove, 2011. "Education and Labor Market Discrimination," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(4), pages 1467-96, June. citation courtesy of

August 2003The Pricing of Job Characteristics When Markets Do Not Clear: Theory and Implications
with Sumon Majumdar: w9911

Published: Lang, Kavin and Sumon Majumdar. "The Pricing Of Job Characteristics When Markets Do Not Clear: Theory And Policy Implications," International Economic Review, 2004, v45(4,Nov), 1111-1128.

March 2003The Effect of the Payroll Tax on Earnings: A Test of Competing Models of Wage Determination
w9537
October 2002How Important are Classroom Peer Effects? Evidence from Boston's Metco Program
with Joshua D. Angrist: w9263

Published: Angrist, Joshua D. and Kevin Lang. "Does School Integration Generate Peer Effects? Evidence From Boston's Metco Program," American Economic Review, 2004, v94(5,Dec), 1613-1634.

June 2000Language-Skill Complementarity: Returns to Immigrant Language Acquisition
with Eli Berman, Erez Siniver: w7737

Published: Berman, Eli & Lang, Kevin & Siniver, Erez, 2003. "Language-skill complementarity: returns to immigrant language acquisition," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 10(3), pages 265-290, June. citation courtesy of

September 1993Bilateral Search as an Explanation for Labor Market Segmentation and Other Anomalies
with William T. Dickens: w4461
June 1992Labor Market Segmentation Theory: Reconsidering the Evidence
with William T. Dickens: w4087

Published: Published as "Labor Market Segmentation and the Union Wage Premium", Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 70, no. 3 (1988): 527-530.

May 1992Labor Market Segmentation, Wage Dispersion and Unemployment
with William T. Dickens: w4073

Published: William Darity Jr., ed. Labor Economics: Problems in Analyzing Labor Markets. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993.

April 1992Does the Human-Capital/Educational-Sorting Debate Matter for Development Policy?
w4052

Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 84, no. 1 (1994): 353-358. citation courtesy of

July 1991An Analysis of the Nature of Unemployment in Sri Lanka
with William T. Dickens: w3777

Published: Dickens, William T. and Kevin Lang. "An Analysis Of The Nature Of Unemployment In Sri Landa," Journal of Development Studies, 1995, v31(4), 620-636.

January 1991Undocumented Mexican-born Workers in the United States: How Many, How Permanent?
with George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman
in Immigration, Trade, and the Labor Market, John M. Abowd and Richard B. Freeman, editors
November 1989Employee Crime, Monitoring, and the Efficiency Wage Hypothesis
with William T. Dickens, Lawrence F. Katz, Lawrence H. Summers: w2356

Published:

  • Inter-American Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 321-357, (Spring 1989).
  • "Employee Crime and the Monitoring Puzzle." From Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 331-347, (July 1989).

July 1988The Effects of Hours Constraints on Labor Supply Estimates
with Shulamit Kahn: w2647

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 73, no. 4 (1991): 605-611. citation courtesy of

August 1987A Goodness of Fit Test of Dual Labor Market Theory
with William T. Dickens: w2350

Published: Published as "A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory", American Economic Review , Vol. 75, no.4 (1985): 792-805.

May 1987Constraints on the Choice of Work Hours: Agency vs. Specific-Capital
with Shulamit Kahn: w2238

Published: Published as "Constraints on the Choice of Work Hours: Agency Versus Specific-Capital", JHR, Vol. 27, no. 4 (1992): 661-678.

March 1987Why Was there Mandatory Retirement? or the Impossibility of Efficient Bonding Contracts
w2199

Published: Journal of Public Economics, 1989

1987Neoclassical and Sociological Perspectives on Segmented Labor Markets
with William T. Dickens: w2127

Published: Industries, Firms and Jobs: Sociological and Economic Approaches, (ed) G. Farkas and P. England, Plenum Press: New York, 1988.

May 1986Are Efficiency Wages Efficient?
with William T. Dickens, Lawrence F. Katz: w1935

Published: Journal of Labor Economic, Vol 7, July 1989

March 1986Labor Market Segmentation and the Union Wage Premium
with William T. Dickens: w1883

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 527-530, August 1988. citation courtesy of

October 1985A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory
with William T. Dickens: w1314

Published: Dickens, William T. and Kevin Lang. "A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory." American Economic Review, Vol. 75, No. 4, (Steptember 1985), pp. 792-805. citation courtesy of

July 1985Testing Dual Labor Market Theory: A Reconsideration of the Evidence
with William T. Dickens: w1670

Published: Dickens, William T. and Kevin Lang. "A Test Of Dual Labor Market Theory," American Economic Review, 1985, v75(4), 792-805.

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