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August 2013Making Do With Less: Working Harder During Recessions
with Kathryn L. Shaw, Christopher Stanton: w19328
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
April 2010Leadership: A Personnel Economics Approach
w15918
Why Do Inventories Rise When Demand Falls in Housing and Other Markets?
w15878
November 2007Tenure and Output
with Kathryn Shaw: w13652
Personnel Economics: The Economist's View of Human Resources
with Kathryn L. Shaw: w13653
Wage Structure, Raises and Mobility: International Comparisons of the Structure of Wages Within and Across Firms
with Kathryn L. Shaw: w13654
October 2007Personnel Economics
with Paul Oyer: w13480
February 2006Sorting, Prices, and Social Preferences
with Ulrike Malmendier, Roberto Weber: w12041
November 2004Speeding, Tax Fraud, and Teaching to the Test
w10932
December 2003Internal and External Labor Markets: A Personnel Economics Approach
with Paul Oyer: w10192
June 2003The Dominance of Retail Stores
with Alexandre Ziegler: w9795
May 2003Firm-Specific Human Capital: A Skill-Weights Approach
w9679
August 2002Entrepreneurship
w9109
January 2001The Peter Principle: Promotions and Declining Productivity
w8094
November 1999Output-based Pay: Incentives or Sorting?
w7419
September 1999Educational Production
w7349
August 1999Economic Imperialism
w7300
February 1999Personnel Economics: Past Lessons and Future Directions
w6957
May 1998Globalization and the Market for Teammates
w6579
April 1998Diversity and Immigration
w6535
July 1996Performance Pay and Productivity
w5672
January 1996Relational Investing: The Worker's Perspective
with Richard B. Freeman: w5436
Incentives in Basic Research
w5444
November 1995Hiring Risky Workers
w5334
September 1995Culture and Language
w5249
November 1994An Economic Analysis of Works Councils
with Richard B. Freeman: w4918
December 1988Adjusting to an Aging Labor Force
w2802
May 1986Incentive Contracts
w1917
October 1984Pension Inequality
with Sherwin Rosen: w1477
September 1984Retail Pricing and Clearance Sales
w1446
August 1984Raids and Offermatching
w1419
April 1984Social Security and Pensions
w1322
March 1984Incentives and Wage Rigidity
w1299
June 1983Raids and Imitation
w1158
May 1983Incentive Effects of Pensions
w1126
July 1982Pensions as Severance Pay
w0944
February 1982Severance Pay, Pensions, and Efficient Mobility
w0854
The Excess Sensitivity of Layoffs and Quits to Demand
with Robert E. Hall: w0864
May 1981A Competitive Theory of Monopoly Unionism
w0672
April 1981Why Is There Mandatory Retirement?
r0160
1981Real Income Equivalence Among One-Earner and Two-Earner Families
with Robert T. Michael: r0132
Family Size and the Distribution of Per Capita Income
with Robert T. Michael: w0230
October 1980The Narrowing of Black-White Wage Differentials is Illusory
r0096
Family Background and Optimal Schooling Decision
w0141
November 1979Rank-Order Tournaments as Optimum Labor Contracts
with Sherwin Rosen: w0401
March 1977Wage Differentials Are Larger Than You Think
w0168
August 1976Intergenerational Externalities
w0145
September 1975Education: Consumption or Production
w0104
July 1975Human Wealth and Human Capital
w0097
June 1975Schooling as a Wage Depressant
w0092
August 1974Age, Experience and Wage Growth
w0051

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