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January 2014Why Has U.S. Policy Uncertainty Risen Since 1960?
with Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Brandice Canes-Wrone, Jonathan A. Rodden: w19826

Published: Scott R. Baker & Nicholas Bloom & Brandice Canes-Wrone & Steven J. Davis & Jonathan Rodden, 2014. "Why Has US Policy Uncertainty Risen since 1960?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(5), pages 56-60, May.

September 2013Private Equity, Jobs, and Productivity
with John C. Haltiwanger, Kyle Handley, Ron S. Jarmin, Josh Lerner, Javier Miranda: w19458
January 2012Recruiting Intensity during and after the Great Recession: National and Industry Evidence
with R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger: w17782

Published: Steven J. Davis & R. Jason Faberman & John C. Haltiwanger, 2012. "Recruiting Intensity during and after the Great Recession: National and Industry Evidence," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(3), pages 584-88, May.

December 2011Recessions and the Cost of Job Loss
with Till M. von Wachter: w17638

Published: Steven J. Davis & Till Von Wachter, 2011. "Recessions and the Costs of Job Loss," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 43(2 (Fall)), pages 1-72.

September 2011Private Equity and Employment
with John C. Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin, Josh Lerner, Javier Miranda: w17399
August 2011Labor Market Flows in the Cross Section and Over Time
with Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger: w17294

Published: Davis, Steven J. & Faberman, R. Jason & Haltiwanger, John, 2012. "Labor market flows in the cross section and over time," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 59(1), pages 1-18.

August 2010The Establishment-Level Behavior of Vacancies and Hiring
with R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger: w16265

Published: Steven J. Davis & R. Jason Faberman & John C. Haltiwanger, 2013. "The Establishment-Level Behavior of Vacancies and Hiring," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(2), pages 581-622.

September 2008Business Volatility, Job Destruction, and Unemployment
with R. Jason Faberman, John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin, Javier Miranda: w14300

Published:

  • Steven J. Davis & R. Jason Faberman & John Haltiwanger & Ron Jarmin & Javier Miranda, 2010. "Business Volatility, Job Destruction, and Unemployment," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(2), pages 259-87 ,
  • Steven J. Davis & R. Jason Faberman & John Haltiwanger & Ron Jarmin & Javier Miranda, 2007. "Business volatility, job destruction and unemployment," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Nov.

June 2008Adjusted Estimates of Worker Flows and Job Openings in JOLTS
with R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger, Ian Rucker: w14137

Published: Adjusted Estimates of Worker Flows and Job Openings in JOLTS, Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger, Ian Rucker. in Labor in the New Economy, Abraham, Spletzer, and Harper. 2010

May 2008Interpreting the Great Moderation: Changes in the Volatility of Economic Activity at the Macro and Micro Levels
with James A. Kahn: w14048

Published: Steven J. Davis & James A. Kahn, 2008. "Interpreting the Great Moderation: Changes in the Volatility of Economic Activity at the Macro and Micro Levels," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 22(4), pages 155-80, Fall.

February 2008Electricity Pricing to U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-2000
with Cheryl Grim, John Haltiwanger, Mary Streitwieser: w13778
July 2007Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Nonemployer Universes
with John Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin, C. J. Krizan, Javier Miranda, Alfred Nucci, Kristin Sandusky: w13226

Published: Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Nonemployer Universes, Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger, Ronald S. Jarmin, C.J. Krizan, Javier Miranda, Alfred Nucci, Kristin Sandusky. in Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, Dunne, Jensen, and Roberts. 2009

December 2006Economic Performance and Work Activity in Sweden after the Crisis of the Early 1990s
with Magnus Henrekson: w12768

Published: Economic Performance and Market Work Activity in Sweden After the Crisis of the Early 1990s, Steven J. Davis, Magnus Henrekson. in Reforming the Welfare State: Recovery and Beyond in Sweden, Freeman, Swedenborg, and Topel. 2010

July 2006Volatility and Dispersion in Business Growth Rates: Publicly Traded versus Privately Held Firms
with John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin, Javier Miranda: w12354

Published: Volatility and Dispersion in Business Growth Rates: Publicly Traded versus Privately Held Firms, Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger, Ron Jarmin, Javier Miranda. in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2006, Volume 21, Acemoglu, Rogoff, and Woodford. 2007

April 2006The Flow Approach to Labor Markets: New Data Sources and Micro-Macro Links
with R. Jason Faberman, John Haltiwanger: w12167

Published: Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger. "The Flow Approach to Labor Markets: New Data Sources and Micro-Macro Links", Journal of Economic Perspectives. Volume 20, Issue 3. 2006

March 2006War in Iraq versus Containment
with Kevin M. Murphy, Robert H. Topel: w12092

Published: Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict, CESifo Seminar Series. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, 2009.

October 2005The Climate for Business Development and Employment Growth in Puerto Rico
with Luis Rivera-Batiz: w11679

Published: Collins, Susan M., Barry Bosworth, and Miguel A. Soto-Class(eds.) The Economy of Puerto Rico. Brookings Institution Press and Center for the New Economy, 2006.

May 2004Tax Effects on Work Activity, Industry Mix and Shadow Economy Size: Evidence from Rich-Country Comparisons
with Magnus Henrekson: w10509

Published: Gomez Salvador, R., A. Lamo, B. Petrongolo, M. Ward, and E. Wasmer (eds.) Labour Supply and Incentives to Work in Europe. Edward Elgar Press, 2005.

November 2002Borrowing Costs and the Demand for Equity Over the Life Cycle
with Felix Kubler, Paul Willen: w9331

Published: Davis, Steven J., Felix Kubler and Paul Willen. "Borrowing Costs And The Demand For Equity Over The Life Cycle," Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, v88(2,May), 348-362.

October 2001Entry, Pricing and Product Design in an Initially Monopolized Market
with Kevin M. Murphy, Robert H. Topel: w8547

Published: Davis, Stephen J., Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel. "Entry, Pricing, And Product Design In An Initially Monopolized Market," Journal of Political Economy, 2004, v112(2,Part2), S188-S225.

August 2001Economic Perspectives on Software Design: PC Operating Systems and Platforms
with Jack MacCrisken, Kevin M. Murphy: w8411

Published: Microsoft, Antitrust and the New Economy: Selected Essays, The Milken Institute Series on Financial Innovation and Economic Growth Volume 2. Springer US, 2002.

The Quality Distribution of Jobs and the Structure of Wages in Search Equilibrium
w8434
September 2000Occupation-Level Income Shocks and Asset Returns: Their Covariance and Implications for Portfolio Choice
with Paul Willen: w7905
July 2000On the Gains to International Trade in Risky Financial Assets
with Jeremy Nalewaik, Paul Willen: w7796
January 2000Wage-Setting Institutions as Industrial Policy
with Magnus Henrekson: w7502

Published: Davis, Steven J. and Magnus Henrekson. "Wage-Setting Institutions As Industrial Policy," Labour Economics, 2005, v12(3,Jun), 345-377.

April 1999Sectoral Job Creation and Destruction Responses to Oil Price Changes
with John Haltiwanger: w7095

Published: Davis, Steven J. and John Haltiwanger. "Sectoral Job Creation And Destruction Responses To Oil Prices Changes," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2001, v48(3,Dec), 465-512.

October 1997Explaining National Differences in the Size and Industry Distribution of Employment
with Magnus Henrekson: w6246

Published: Small Business Economics, Vol. 12, no. 1 (February 1999): 59-83.

September 1996On the Driving Forces Behind Cyclical Movement, in Employment and Job Reallocation
with John Haltiwanger: w5775

Published: American Economic Review, Vol. 89, no. 5 (December 1999): 1234-1258.

December 1995Employer Size and The Wage Structure in U.S. Manufacturing
with John Haltiwanger: w5393

Published: Annales D'Economie Et De Statistique, No.41/42, 1996, pp.323-367.

August 1995Industrial Policy, Employer Size, and Economic Performance in Sweden
with Magnus Henrekson: w5237

Published: Industrial Policy, Employer Size, and Economic Performance in Sweden, Steven J. Davis, Magnus Henrekson. in The Welfare State in Transition: Reforming the Swedish Model, Freeman, Topel, and Swedenborg. 1997

May 1995Measuring Gross Worker and Job Flows
with John Haltiwanger: w5133

Published: Measuring Gross Worker and Job Flows, Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger. in Labor Statistics Measurement Issues, Haltiwanger, Manser, and Topel. 1998

June 1994Relative Wage Movements and the Distribution of Consumption
with Orazio Attanasio: w4771

Published: Journal of Political Economy, December 1996, vol.104, no.6, pp.1227-1262.

October 1993Small Business and Job Creation: Dissecting the Myth and Reassessing theFacts
with John Haltiwanger, Scott Schuh: w4492

Published:

  • Labor Markets, Employment Policy and Job Creation. Lewis Solmon and Alec Levenson, eds. Westview Press, 1994. ,
  • Davis, Steven J., John Haltiwanger and Scott Schuh. "Small Business And Job Creation: Dissecting The Myth And Reassessing The Facts," Small Business Economics, 1996, v8(4,Aug), 297-315.

June 1992Cross-Country Patterns of Change in Relative Wages
w4085

Published: Cross-Country Patterns of Change in Relative Wages, Steven J. Davis. in NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1992, Volume 7, Blanchard and Fischer. 1992

November 1991Borrowing Constraints and Two-Sided Altruism With an Application to Social Security
with David Altig: w3913

Published: Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 17 (1993), pp. 467-494

June 1991Gross Job Creation, Gross Job Destruction and Employment Reallocation
with John Haltiwanger: w3728

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, August 1992, pp.819-863, Volume 107, No. 3

The Timing of Intergenerational Transfers, Tax Policy, and Aggregate Savings
with David Altig: w3753

Published: American Economic Review December 1992, Volume 82, No. 5

May 1991Wage Dispersion Between and Within U.S. Manufacturing Plants, 1963-1986
with John Haltiwanger: w3722

Published: Martin Baily and Clifford Winston, eds., Brookings papers on Economic Activity, Microeconomics 1991, pp.115-200, September 1991.

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