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NBER Working Papers by Henry S. Farber

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February 2014Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections and the Decline in Turnout
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May 2013Do Extended Unemployment Benefits Lengthen Unemployment Spells? Evidence from Recent Cycles in the U.S. Labor Market
with Henry S. Farber, Robert G. Valletta: w19048
May 2011Job Loss in the Great Recession: Historical Perspective from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2010
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July 2010Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections
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May 2003Nonunion Wage Rates and the Threat of Unionization
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Published: Farber, Henry S. "Nonunion Wage Rates And The Threat Of Unionization," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2005, v58(3,Apr), 335-352.

Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Labor Supply of New York Cab Drivers
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Published: Henry S. Farber, 2005. "Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Labor Supply of New York City Cabdrivers," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 113(1), pages 46-82, February.

Job Loss in the United States, 1981-2001
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August 1999Have Employment Reductions Become Good News for Shareholders? The Effect of Job Loss Announcements on Stock Prices, 1970-97
with Henry S. Farber, Kevin F. Hallock: w7295
The Government as Litigant: Further Tests of the Case Selection Model
with Theodore Eisenberg, Henry S. Farber: w7296

Published: Eisenberg, Theodore and Henry Farber. "The Government as Litigant: Further Tests of the Case Selection Model." American Law and Economics Review 5, 1 (Spring 2003): 94-133.

July 1999Union Success in Representation Elections: Why Does Unit Size Matter?
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Published: Farber, Henry S. "Union Success In Representation Elections: Why Does Unit Size Matter?," International Labor Relations Review, 2001, v54(2,Jan), 329-348.

March 1999Alternative and Part-Time Employment Arrangements as a Response to Job Loss
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Published: JLE, Vol. 17, no. 4, part 2 (October 1999): S142-S169.

August 1998Recent Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage: Are Bad Jobs Getting Worse?
with Henry S. Farber, Helen Levy: w6709

Published: Farber, Henry S. and Helen Levy. "Recent Trends In Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage: Are Bad Job Getting Worse?," Journal of Health Economics, 2000, v19(1,Jan), 93-119. citation courtesy of

July 1996The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution
with Theodore Eisenberg, Henry S. Farber: w5649

Published: RAND Journal of Economics, 1997, Vol. 28 (Spec): S92-S112.

May 1996The Changing Face of Job Loss in the United States, 1981-1993
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Published: Farber, Henry S. "What Do We Know About Job Loss In The United States? Evidence From The Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2004." FRB Chicago - Economic Perspectives, QII (2005): 13-28.

February 1995Common Interests or Common Polities? Reinterpreting the Democratic Peace
with Henry S. Farber, Joanne Gowa: w5005
Are Lifetime Jobs Disappearing? Job Duration in the United States: 1973-1993
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Published: Haltiwanger, John, Marilyn E. Manser, and Robert Topel (eds.) Labor Statistics Measurement Issues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

September 1993The Incidence and Costs of Job Loss: 1982-91
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Published: Brookings Papers: Microeconomics 1993, edited by Martin N. Bailey, Peter C . Reiss, and Clifford Wilson, pp. 73-132. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1993.

May 1993A Comparison of Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution in Medical Malpractice
with Henry S. Farber, Michael J. White: w4371

Published: Journal of Legal Studies, June 1994, pp. 777-806.

January 1993The Analysis of Inter-Firm Worker Mobility
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Published: Journal of Labor Economics, October 1994, pp. 554-593.

November 1992Union Membership in the United States: The Decline Continues
with Henry S. Farber, Alan B. Krueger: w4216

Published: Employee Representation: Alternatives and Future Directions, ed. Morris Kleiner and Bruce Kaufman, IRRA, 1993

January 1992Is Arbitration Addictive? Evidence From the Laboratory and the Field
with Janet Currie, Henry S. Farber: w3952

Published: Industrial Relations Research Association Papers and Proceedins, Jan. 1993

July 1991Learning and Wage Dynamics
with Henry S. Farber, Robert Gibbons: w3764

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics. Volume 111, issue 4, 1996 pp.1007-1047. citation courtesy of

September 1990Medical Malpractice: An Empirical Examination of the Litigation Process
with Henry S. Farber, Michelle J. White: w3428

Published: Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 22, Summer 1991, pp. 199-217.

August 1990An Experimental Comparison of Dispute Rates in Alternative Arbitration Systems
with Orley Ashenfelter, Janet Currie, Henry S. Farber, Matthew Spiegel: w3417

Published: Econometrica, vol. 60, no. 6 (November 1992) pp. 1407-1433. citation courtesy of

May 1990Product Market Competition, Union Organizing Activity, and Employer Resistence
with John M. Abowd, Henry S. Farber: w3353
August 1989Divergent Expectations as a Cause of Disagreement in Bargaining: Evidence from a Comparison of Arbitration Schemes."
with Henry S. Farber, Max H. Bazerman: w2139

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. CIV, No. 1, pp. 99-120, (February 1989).

February 1989Trends in Worker Demand for Union Representation
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Published: "Trends in Workier Demand for Union Representation" American Economic Review, May 1989.

June 1988The Recent Decline of Unionization in the United States
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Published: Science, Vol. 238, pp. 915-920, (November 1987).

August 1987The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws
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Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence
with Katharine G. Abraham, Henry S. Farber: w2368

Published: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 42, No. 1, pp. 3-19, (October 1988). citation courtesy of

May 1987The Decline of Unionization in the United States: What can Be Learned from Recent Experience?
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Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, Pt. 2, pp. S75-S105, (January 1990).

1986Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings
with Katharine G. Abraham, Henry S. Farber: w1819

Published: Abraham, Katharine G. and Henry S. Farber. "Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings," American Economic Review, Vol. 77, No. 3, (June 1987), pp. 278-29 7. citation courtesy of

November 1984The General Basis of Arbitrator Behavior: An Empirical Analysis of Conventional and Final-Offer Arbitration
with Henry S. Farber, Max H. Bazerman: w1488

Published:

  • Econometrica, Vol. 54, No. 4, pp. 819-844, July 1986. (partial due to printing error)
  • Econometrica Vol. 54, No. 6, November 1986, pp. 1503-1528. (full text)

The Analysis of Union Behavior
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Published: Farber, Henry S. "The Analysis of Union Behavior," from the Handbook of Labor Economics, Vol. II, Chapter 18, ed. by Ashenfelter and Layard, North Holland Publishing Co., 1986, pp. 1039-1089.

August 1983Arbitrator Decision Making: When Are Final Offers Important?
with Max H. Bazerman, Henry S. Farber: w1183

Published: Bazerman, Max H. and Henry S. Farber. "Arbitrator Decision Making: When Are Final Offers Important?" Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 76-89, October 1985.

June 1983Right-to-Work Laws and the Extent of Unionization
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Published: Farber, Henry S. "Right-to-Work Laws and the Extent of Unionization." Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 2, No. 3, (July 1984), pp. 319-352.

October 1982The Determination of the Union Status of Workers
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Published: Farber, Henry S. "The Determination of the Union Status of Workers," Econometrica, Vol. 51, No. 5, 1983

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