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May 1995Do Labor Rents Justify Strategic Trade and Industrial Policy?
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September 1993Bilateral Search as an Explanation for Labor Market Segmentation and Other Anomalies
with Kevin Lang: w4461
June 1992Labor Market Segmentation Theory: Reconsidering the Evidence
with Kevin Lang: 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 Kevin Lang: w4073

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

July 1991An Analysis of the Nature of Unemployment in Sri Lanka
with Kevin Lang: 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.

September 1990Assuming The Can Opener: Hedonic Wage Estimates and the Value of Life
w3446

Published: Journal of Forensic Economics, Vol. III, No. 3, pp. 51-60, Fall, 1990.

March 1990Does It Matter What We Trade? Trade and Industrial Policies When Labor Markets Don't Clear
w3285

Published: Industrial Relations Research Association Series: Second Annual Meeting, December 28-30, 1989, Atlanta, pp. 527-535, 1990.

November 1989Employee Crime, Monitoring, and the Efficiency Wage Hypothesis
with Lawrence F. Katz, Kevin Lang, 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).

August 1987A Goodness of Fit Test of Dual Labor Market Theory
with Kevin Lang: w2350

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

June 1987Inter-Industry Wage Differences and Theories of Wage Determination
with Lawrence F. Katz: w2271
1987Neoclassical and Sociological Perspectives on Segmented Labor Markets
with Kevin Lang: w2127

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

September 1986Are Asset Demand Functions Determined by CAPM?
with Jeffrey A. Frankel: w1113

Published: Frankel, Jeffrey A. "Portfolio Shares as 'Beta-Breakers'" Journal of Portfolio Management, vol. 11, No. 4, (Summer 1985), pp. 18-23.

Interindustry Wage Differences and Industry Characteristics
with Lawrence F. Katz: w2014

Published: Dickens, William T. and Lawrence F. Katz. "Inter-Industry Wage Differencesand Industry Charachteristics." Unemployment and the Structure of Labor Markets, edited by K. Lang and J. Leonard, pp. 48-89. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1987.

May 1986Are Efficiency Wages Efficient?
with Lawrence F. Katz, Kevin Lang: w1935

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

April 1986Structural Changes in Unionization: 1973-1981
with Jonathan S. Leonard: w1882
Crime and Punishment Again: The Economic Approach with a Psychological Twist
w1884

Published: Dickens, William T. "Crime and Punishment Again: The Economic Approach with a Psychological Twist," Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 30, (1986), pp. 97-107.

March 1986Wages, Employment and the Threat of Collective Action by Workers
w1856
Labor Market Segmentation and the Union Wage Premium
with Kevin Lang: 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 Kevin Lang: 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

August 1985The Impact of the Runaway Office on Union Certification Elections in Clerical Units
with Beatrice J. Freiberg: w1693

Published: Frieberg, Beatrice J. and William T. Dickens. "The Impact of the Runaway Office on Union Certification Elections in Clerical Units," Industrial Relations Research Association Papers and Proceedings, 1987, pp. 29-40.

July 1985Testing Dual Labor Market Theory: A Reconsideration of the Evidence
with Kevin Lang: w1670

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

Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification
with Douglas R. Wholey, James C. Robinson: w1671

Published: Dickens, William T., Douglas R. Wholey adn James C. Robinson. "Bargaining Unit, Unio, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification," Industrial Relations, Fall 1987.

June 1985Hours Restrictions and Labor Supply
with Shelly J. Lundberg: w1638

Published: International Economic Review, "Labor Supply with Hours Restrictions."vol 34, no. 1, Feb 1993, pp 169-192 citation courtesy of

February 1985Error Components in Grouped Data: Why It's Never Worth Weighting
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Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, "Error Components in Grouped Data: Is it Ever Worth Weighting?" vol LXII, no. 2, May 1990, p. 328-333

March 1984Consistent Estimation Using Data From More Than One Sample
with Brian A. Ross: t0033
February 1984Accounting For The Decline in Union Membership
with Jonathan S. Leonard: w1275

Published: Dickens, William T. and Jonathan S. Leonard. "Accounting for the Decline in Union Membership: 1950-1980," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol . 38, No. 3, (April 1985), pp. 323-334.

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