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March 2009Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data
with John C. Haltiwanger, Kristin Sandusky, James Spletzer: w14805

Published: Katharine G. Abraham & John Haltiwanger & Kristin Sandusky & James R. Spletzer, 2013. "Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 31(S1), pages S129 - S172.

June 2008How Social Processes Distort Measurement: The Impact of Survey Nonresponse on Estimates of Volunteer Work
with Sara E. Helms, Stanley Presser: w14076
September 2006Non-response in the American Time Use Survey: Who Is Missing from the Data and How Much Does It Matter?
with Aaron Maitland, Suzanne M. Bianchi: t0328
November 2003Financial Aid and Students' College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia's Tuition Assistance Grant Program
with Melissa A. Clark: w10112

Published: Katharine G. Abraham & Melissa A. Clark, 2006. "Financial Aid and Students’ College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant Program," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 41(3).

October 2001Changes in Unemployment Duration and Labor Force Attachment
with Robert Shimer: w8513

Published: Krueger, Alan and Robert Solow (eds.) The Roaring Nineties. New York: The Russell Sage Foundation, 2002.

November 1993Earnings Inequality in Germany
with Susan N. Houseman: w4541

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Labor Adjustment Under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and The United States
with Susan N. Houseman: w4548
September 1993Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence
with Susan K. Taylor: w4468

Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 14, no. 3 (July 1996): 394-424.

June 1993Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium
with Susan N. Houseman: w4390

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June 1990Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. and Japanese Practices?
with Susan N. Houseman: w3155

Published: Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 500-521, (December 1989).

June 1988Flexible Staffing Arrangements and Employers' Short-Term Adjustment Strategies
w2617

Published: Employment, Unemployment adn Labour Utilization, pp288-311, 1988. (ed) R. A. Hart. London: Unwin Hyman Press

August 1987Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence
with Henry S. Farber: w2368

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

1987Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?
with Lawrence F. Katz: w1410

Published: Abraham, Katherine G. and Lawrence F. Katz. "Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?" Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 94 , No. 3, (June 1986), pp. 507-522.

1986Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings
with 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.

August 1983Years of Service and Probability of Promotion
with James L. Medoff: w1191

Published: Abraham, Katharine G. and James L. Medoff. "Length of Service and Promotions in Union and Nonunion Work Groups," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vo. 38, No. 3, April 1985, pp. 408-420.

March 1983Length of Service and the Operation of Internal Labor Markets
with James L. Medoff: w1085

Published: Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting, December 28-30, 1982, Industrial Relations Research Association, pp. 208-218.

Length of Service, Terminations and the Nature of the Employment Relationship
with James L. Medoff: w1086

Published: Abraham, Katharine G. and James L. Medoff. "Length of Service and Layoffsin Union and Nonunion Work Groups." Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, (October 1984), pp. 3-19.

October 1981Unemployment, Unsatisfied Demand for Labor, and Compensation Growth in the United States, 1956-1980
with James L. Medoff: w0781

Published: Baily, Martin N. (ed.) Workers, Jobs, and Inflation. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution, 1982.

February 1981Involuntary Terminations under Explicit and Implicit Employment Contracts
with James L. Medoff: w0634
1981The Role of Seniority at U.S. Work Places: A Report on Some New Evidence
with James L. Medoff: w0618
December 1980Experience, Performance, and Earnings
with James L. Medoff: w0278

Published: Medoff, James L. and Abraham, Katharine G. "Experience, Performance, and Earnings." The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. XCV, No. 4, (December 1980), pp. 703-736.

June 1979Can Productive Capacity Differentials Really Explain Earnings Differentials Associated with Demographic Characteristics? Case of Experience
with James L. Medoff: w0363

Published: Medoff, James L. and Abraham, Katharine G. "Are Those Paid More Really More Productive? The Case of Experience." The Journal of Human Resources, Vol. XVI, No. 2, (Spring 1981), pp. 186-216.

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