Henry S. Farber
Industrial Relations Section
Simpson International Building
Princeton, NJ 08544-2098
NBER Program Affiliations:
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|May 2018||Whom Do Employers Want? The Role of Recent Employment and Unemployment Status and Age|
with Chris M. Herbst, Dan Silverman, Till von Wachter: w24605
|Unions and Inequality Over the Twentieth Century: New Evidence from Survey Data|
with Daniel Herbst, Ilyana Kuziemko, Suresh Naidu: w24587
|October 2015||Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study|
with Dan Silverman, Till von Wachter: w21689
Published: Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study Henry S. Farber, Dan Silverman, and Till M. von Wachter RSF 2017 3:3, 168-201
|May 2015||Job Loss in the Great Recession and its Aftermath: U.S. Evidence from the Displaced Workers Survey|
|October 2014||Why You Can't Find a Taxi in the Rain and Other Labor Supply Lessons from Cab Drivers|
Published: Henry S. Farber, 2015. "Why you Can’t Find a Taxi in the Rain and Other Labor Supply Lessons from Cab Drivers," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 130(4), pages 1975-2026.
|February 2014||Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections and the Decline in Turnout|
Published: H. Farber, 2015. "Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections and the Decline in Turnout," ILR Review, vol 68(5), pages 1126-1156.
|May 2013||Do Extended Unemployment Benefits Lengthen Unemployment Spells? Evidence from Recent Cycles in the U.S. Labor Market|
with Robert G. Valletta: w19048
Published: H. S. Farber & R. G. Valletta, 2015. "Do Extended Unemployment Benefits Lengthen Unemployment Spells?: Evidence from Recent Cycles in the U.S. Labor Market," Journal of Human Resources, vol 50(4), pages 873-909. citation courtesy of
|May 2011||Job Loss in the Great Recession: Historical Perspective from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2010|
|October 2010||Job Loss and the Decline in Job Security in the United States|
in Labor in the New Economy, Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael Harper, editors
|July 2010||Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections|
|May 2003||Nonunion Wage Rates and the Threat of Unionization|
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|
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|
- Polachek, Solomon W. (ed.) Accounting for worker well-being, Research in Labor Economics, vol. 23. Amsterdam, San Diego and Oxford: Elsevier, 2004.
- 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, 2005, v29(2,2nd-Qtr), 13-28.
|August 1999||Have Employment Reductions Become Good News for Shareholders? The Effect of Job Loss Announcements on Stock Prices, 1970-97|
with Kevin F. Hallock: w7295
|The Government as Litigant: Further Tests of the Case Selection Model|
with Theodore Eisenberg: w7296
Published: Theodore Eisenberg & Henry Farber, 2003. "The Government as Litigant: Further Tests of the Case Selection Model," American Law and Economics Review, Oxford University Press, vol. 5(1), pages 94-133. citation courtesy of
|July 1999||Union Success in Representation Elections: Why Does Unit Size Matter?|
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 1999||Alternative and Part-Time Employment Arrangements as a Response to Job Loss|
Published: Henry S. Farber, 1999. "Alternative and Part‐Time Employment Arrangements as a Response to Job Loss," Journal of Labor Economics, vol 17(S4), pages S142-S169.
|August 1998||Recent Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage: Are Bad Jobs Getting Worse?|
with 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
|January 1998||Are Lifetime Jobs Disappearing? Job Duration in the United States, 1973-1993 |
in Labor Statistics Measurement Issues, John Haltiwanger, Marilyn E. Manser and Robert Topel, editors
|July 1996||The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution|
with Theodore Eisenberg: w5649
Published: RAND Journal of Economics, 1997, Vol. 28 (Spec): S92-S112.
|May 1996||The Changing Face of Job Loss in the United States, 1981-1993|
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 1995||Common Interests or Common Polities? Reinterpreting the Democratic Peace|
with Joanne Gowa: w5005
Published: Henry S. Farber & Joanne Gowa, 1997. "Common Interests or Common Polities? Reinterpreting the Democratic Peace," The Journal of Politics, vol 59(02).
|Are Lifetime Jobs Disappearing? Job Duration in the United States: 1973-1993|
Published: Haltiwanger, John, Marilyn E. Manser, and Robert Topel (eds.) Labor Statistics Measurement Issues. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
|September 1993||The Incidence and Costs of Job Loss: 1982-91|
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 1993||A Comparison of Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution in Medical Malpractice|
with Michael J. White: w4371
Published: Journal of Legal Studies, June 1994, pp. 777-806.
|January 1993||The Analysis of Inter-Firm Worker Mobility|
Published: Journal of Labor Economics, October 1994, pp. 554-593.
|November 1992||Union Membership in the United States: The Decline Continues|
with Alan B. Krueger: w4216
Published: Employee Representation: Alternatives and Future Directions, ed. Morris Kleiner and Bruce Kaufman, IRRA, 1993
|January 1992||Is Arbitration Addictive? Evidence From the Laboratory and the Field|
with Janet Currie: w3952
Published: Industrial Relations Research Association Papers and Proceedins, Jan. 1993
|July 1991||Learning and Wage Dynamics|
with Robert Gibbons: w3764
Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics. Volume 111, issue 4, 1996 pp.1007-1047. citation courtesy of
|September 1990||Medical Malpractice: An Empirical Examination of the Litigation Process|
with Michelle J. White: w3428
Published: Rand Journal of Economics, Vol. 22, Summer 1991, pp. 199-217.
|August 1990||An Experimental Comparison of Dispute Rates in Alternative Arbitration Systems|
with Orley Ashenfelter, Janet Currie, Matthew Spiegel: w3417
Published: Econometrica, vol. 60, no. 6 (November 1992) pp. 1407-1433. citation courtesy of
|May 1990||Product Market Competition, Union Organizing Activity, and Employer Resistence|
with John M. Abowd: w3353
|February 1989||Trends in Worker Demand for Union Representation|
Published: "Trends in Workier Demand for Union Representation" American Economic Review, May 1989.
|June 1988||The Recent Decline of Unionization in the United States|
Published: Science, Vol. 238, pp. 915-920, (November 1987).
|1988||The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws|
in When Public Sector Workers Unionize, Richard B. Freeman and Casey Ichniowski, editors
|August 1987||The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws|
Published: Farber, Henry S. "The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws," in When Public Sector Employees Unionize, ed. by Richard B. Freeman and Casey ichniowski, Chicago: UCP, 1988.
|Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence|
with Katharine G. Abraham: w2368
Published: Katharine G. Abraham & Henry S. Farber, 1988. "Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 42(1), pages 3-19, October. citation courtesy of
|May 1987||The Decline of Unionization in the United States: What can Be Learned from Recent Experience?|
Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, Pt. 2, pp. S75-S105, (January 1990).
|1987||Divergent Expectations as a Cause of Disagreement in Bargaining: Evidence from a Comparison of Arbitration Schemes."|
with Max H. Bazerman: w2139
Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. CIV, No. 1, pp. 99-120, (February 1989).
|1986||Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings|
with Katharine G. Abraham: 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 1984||The General Basis of Arbitrator Behavior: An Empirical Analysis of Conventional and Final-Offer Arbitration|
with Max H. Bazerman: w1488
- 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|
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 1983||Arbitrator Decision Making: When Are Final Offers Important?|
with Max H. Bazerman: 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 1983||Right-to-Work Laws and the Extent of Unionization|
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 1982||The Determination of the Union Status of Workers|
Published: Farber, Henry S. "The Determination of the Union Status of Workers," Econometrica, Vol. 51, No. 5, 1983