NBER Working Papers by Lawrence F. Katz

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February 2013Long-Term Neighborhood Effects on Low-Income Families: Evidence from Moving to Opportunity
with Jens Ludwig, Greg J. Duncan, Lisa A. Gennetian, Ronald C. Kessler, Jeffrey R. Kling, Lisa Sanbonmatsu: w18772
Technical Change and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: The United States in Historical Perspective
with Robert A. Margo: w18752
September 2012The Most Egalitarian of All Professions: Pharmacy and the Evolution of a Family-Friendly Occupation
with Claudia Goldin: w18410
December 2011The For-Profit Postsecondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators?
with David J. Deming, Claudia Goldin: w17710
August 2010Putting the Co in Education: Timing, Reasons, and Consequences of College Coeducation from 1835 to the Present
with Claudia Goldin: w16281
January 2009Dynamics of the Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Corporate and Financial Sectors
with Marianne Bertrand, Claudia Goldin: w14681
November 2007Long-Run Changes in the U.S. Wage Structure: Narrowing, Widening, Polarizing
with Claudia Goldin: w13568
March 2007The Race between Education and Technology: The Evolution of U.S. Educational Wage Differentials, 1890 to 2005
with Claudia Goldin: w12984
April 2006The Homecoming of American College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap
with Claudia Goldin, Ilyana Kuziemko: w12139
January 2006The Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market
with David H. Autor, Melissa S. Kearney: w11986
September 2005Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Re-Assessing the Revisionists
with David H. Autor, Melissa S. Kearney: w11627
Rising Wage Inequality: The Role of Composition and Prices
with David H. Autor, Melissa S. Kearney: w11628
August 2005Experimental Analysis of Neighborhood Effects
with Jeffrey R. Kling, Jeffrey B. Liebman: w11577
April 2005The Evolution of the Mexican-Born Workforce in the United States
with George J. Borjas: w11281
September 2004Neighborhood Effects on Crime for Female and Male Youth: Evidence from a Randomized Housing Voucher Experiment
with Jeffrey R. Kling, Jens Ludwig: w10777
November 2003Mass Secondary Schooling and the State
with Claudia Goldin: w10075
September 2003The "Virtues" of the Past: Education in the First Hundred Years of the New Republic
with Claudia Goldin: w9958
April 2002Comparative Advantage, Learning, and Sectoral Wage Determination
with Robert Gibbons, Thomas Lemieux, Daniel Parent: w8889
October 2000Moving to Opportunity in Boston: Early Results of a Randomized Mobility Experiment
with Jeffrey R. Kling, Jeffrey B. Liebman: w7973
February 2000The Power of the Pill: Oral Contraceptives and Women's Career and Marriage Decisions
with Claudia Goldin: w7527
December 1999Prevailing Wage Laws and Construction Labor Markets
with Daniel P. Kessler: w7454
July 1999Education and Income in the Early 20th Century: Evidence from the Prairies
with Claudia Goldin: w7217
May 1999The Returns to Skill in the United States across the Twentieth Century
with Claudia Goldin: w7126
February 1999Wage Dynamics: Reconciling Theory and Evidence
with Olivier Jean Blanchard: w6924
April 1998The Shaping of Higher Education: The Formative Years in the United States, 1890 to 1940
with Claudia Goldin: w6537
March 1998Human Capital and Social Capital: The Rise of Secondary Schooling in America, 1910 to 1940
with Claudia Goldin: w6439
August 1997Why the United States Led in Education: Lessons from Secondary School Expansion, 1910 to 1940
with Claudia Goldin: w6144
March 1997Computing Inequality: Have Computers Changed the Labor Market?
with David H. Autor, Alan B. Krueger: w5956
January 1997A Distinctive System: Origins and Impact of U.S. Unemployment Compensation
with Katherine Baicker, Claudia Goldin: w5889
November 1996What We Know and Do Not Know About the Natural Rate of Unemployment
with Olivier Blanchard: w5822
July 1996The Origins of Technology-Skill Complementarity
with Claudia Goldin: w5657
Wage Subsidies for the Disadvantaged
February 1996Searching for the Effect of Immigration on the Labor Market
with George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman: w5454
August 1995The Decline of Non-Competing Groups: Changes in the Premium to Education, 1890 to 1940
with Claudia Goldin: w5202
November 1993An Evaluation of Recent Evidence on the Employment Effects of Minimum and Subminimum Wages
with David Card, Alan B. Krueger: w4528
March 1993A Comparison of Changes in the Structure of Wages
with Gary W. Loveman, David G. Blanchflower: w4297
September 1992Does Unmeasured Ability Explain Inter-Industry Wage Differentials?
with Robert Gibbons: w3182
February 1992The Effect of the Minimum Wage on the Fast Food Industry
with Alan B. Krueger: w3997
January 1992Rising Inequality? Changes in the Distribution of Income and Consumption in the 1980s
with David M. Cutler: w3964
December 1991Layoffs and Lemons
with Robert Gibbons: w2968
Changes in Relative Wages, 1963-1987: Supply and Demand Factors
with Kevin M. Murphy: w3927
June 1991On the Labor Market Effects of Immigration and Trade
with George J. Borjas, Richard B. Freeman: w3761
May 1991The Company You Keep: The Effects of Family and Neighborhood on Disadvantaged Youths
with Anne C. Case: w3705
March 1991The Effect of the New Minimum Wage Law in a Low-Wage Labor Market
with Alan B. Krueger: w3655
Changes in the Structure of Wages in the Public and Private Sectors
with Alan B. Krueger: w3667
February 1991Unemployment Insurance, Recall Expectations, And Unemployment Outcomes
with Bruce D. Meyer: w2594
July 1990The Impact of the Potential Duration of Unemployment Benefits on the Duration of Unemployment
with Bruce D. Meyer: w2741
February 1990Changes in the Structure of Wages: The U.S. versus Japan
with Ana L. Revenga: w3021
November 1989Employee Crime, Monitoring, and the Efficiency Wage Hypothesis
with William T. Dickens, Kevin Lang, Lawrence H. Summers: w2356
Can Inter-Industry Wage Differentials Justify Strategic Trade Policy?
with Lawrence H. Summers: w2739
October 1989Workers' Trust Funds and the Logic of Wage Profiles
with George A. Akerlof: w2548
April 1989Some Recent Developments in Labor Economics and Their Implications for Macroeconomics
April 1988Job Queues and Wages: New Evidence on the Minimum Wage and Inter-Industry Wage Structure
with Harry J. Holzer, Alan B. Krueger: w2561
August 1987Interindustry Wage Differences and Industry Characteristics
with William T. Dickens: w2014
June 1987Inter-Industry Wage Differences and Theories of Wage Determination
with William T. Dickens: w2271
1987Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?
with Katharine G. Abraham: w1410
September 1986Do Deferred Wages Dominate Involuntary Unemployment as a Worker Discipline Device?
with George A. Akerlof: w2025
May 1986Are Efficiency Wages Efficient?
with William T. Dickens, Kevin Lang: w1935
April 1986Efficiency Wage Theories: A Partial Evaluation
1986Layoffs, Recall and the Duration of Unemployment

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