CURRICULUM VITAE

April 2000

 

Edward Nathan Wolff

 

Office Address:

Department of Economics

New York University

269 Mercer Street, Room 700

New York, NY  10003

Phone:  (212) 998-8917

FAX:    (212) 995-4186

E-Mail:  edward.wolff@nyu.edu

 

Birth:  April 10, 1946            

 

Marital Status:  Married, 2 children

 

Education:

A.B., Harvard, 1968

M. Phil., Yale, 1972

Ph.D., Yale, 1974

 

Professional Experience:

1999-             Senior Scholar, Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College

1987-             Managing Editor, Review of Income and Wealth

1984 -            Professor of Economics, New York University

1979-1984    Associate Professor of Economics, New York University

1974-1979    Assistant Professor of Economics, New York University

1974-1977    Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research

 

Other:

Scientific American, 1978-81

NYU Institute for Economic Analysis, 1979-80; 1997-

Committee for Economic Development, 1981

United Nations Association, 1981-82

National Bureau of Economic Research, 1981-83

Institute for Social Research, 1982-85

Institute for Research on Poverty, 1984-85, 1987-88

The Institute for Research on Public Policy, Halifax, 1985-86

Center for Economic Research, Tilburg University, the Netherlands, 1988

Statistics Canada, 1989-92

Jerome Levy Economics Institute, Research Fellow, 1989-91; Research

    Associate, 1995-97

American Council for Capital Formation, 1992

Economic Policy Institute, 1992, 1995, 2000

Twentieth Century Fund, 1992-94, 1996-98.

Aspen Institute, 1993

Office of Technology Assessment Panel on Technology, Productivity, and

     Jobs in the Service Sector, 1994-95

World Bank, 1994-97

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (1997-98)

United Nations, 1998

 

Grants:

National Science Foundation, 1974-77, 1982-84, 1984-86, 1986-88, 1988-90.

Minimum Wage Study Commission, 1980.

Department of Health and Human Services, 1980-83.

Exxon Foundation, 1984-86, 1987-88.

Fishman-Davidson Center for the Study of the Service Sector, 1987-89.

Sloan Foundation, 1990-95; 1995-98.

Mellon Foundation, 1991-95.

Russell Sage Foundation, 1997-2000.

Ford Foundation, 1997-1999.

Ford Foundation, 2000-2003

 

Professional Organizations:

International Association for Research in Income and Wealth

     Council Member, 1987-94.

Associate Editor, Journal of Population Economics, 1990-1995

Associate Editor, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 1989-

Editorial Board, Economic Systems Research, 1993-

International Input-Output Association

     Council Member, 1995-

American Economic Association

Conference on Research in Income and Wealth

International Institute of Public Finance

Union for Radical Political Economics

European Society of Population Economists

Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management

Eastern Economics Association, Vice President, 2000-2001.

 

Teaching Experience:

Statistics (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Econometrics (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Labor Economics and Income Distribution (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Microeconomics (Undergraduate)

Political Economy and Marxian Economics (Undergraduate and Graduate)

Input-Output Economics (Graduate)

 

Dissertation:

Models of Production and Exchange in the Works of Adam Smith and David Ricardo, 1974.

 

Books (authored):

 

Growth, Accumulation, and Unproductive Activity:  An Analysis of the Post-War U.S. Economy, Cambridge University Press, 1987.       

 

Productivity and American Leadership:  The Long View (with William Baumol and Sue Anne Batey Blackman), M.I.T. Press, 1989; paperback, 1991.  [Honorable Mention, Annual Awards for Excellence in Publishing, Social Sciences, 1989, by the Association of American Publishers, Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division.]

 

The Information Economy:  The Implications of Unbalanced Growth (with Lars Osberg and William Baumol), The Institute for Research on Public Policy, 1989.

 

Competitiveness, Convergence, and International Specialization (with David Dollar), M.I.T. Press, 1993.

 

TOP HEAVY:  A Study of Increasing Inequality of Wealth in America, The Twentieth Century Fund Press, 1995; Updated and expanded edition, the New Press, 1996.

 

Economics of Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination, (Textbook), South-Western College Publishing, 1997.

 

 

Books (edited):

 

International Comparisons of the Distribution of Household Wealth, (Editor), with "Introduction", Oxford University Press, 1987.

 

International Perspectives on Profitability and Accumulation (Co-Editor with Fred Moseley), with "Introduction", Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1992.

 

Poverty and Prosperity in the USA in the Late Twentieth Century (Co-Editor with Dimitri B. Papadimitriou), with "Introduction", Macmillan Publishers, 1993.

 

Research in Economic Inequality, Volume 4, "Studies in the Distribution of Household Wealth", (Editor), JAI Press, 1993.

 

Convergence of Productivity:  Cross-National Studies and Historical Evidence (Co-Editor with William J. Baumol and Richard R. Nelson), with "Introduction:  Convergence: Its Significance and its Varied Connotations", Oxford University Press, 1994.

 

The Economics of Productivity, (Editor), Two Volumes, with "Introduction", Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1997.

 

Articles:

"The Rate of Surplus Value in Puerto Rico," Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 83, No. 5, October, 1975.

 

"Development and Trade Dependence:  The Case of Puerto Rico, 1948-1963," (with Richard Weisskoff), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol.  57, No. 4, November, 1975.  [Reprinted in Ira Sohn ed., Readings in Input-Output Analysis, Oxford University Press, 1986.]

 

"Occupational Earnings Behavior and the Inequality of Earnings by Sex and Race in the United States," The Review of Income and Wealth, Series 22, No. 2, June, 1976.

 

"Capitalist Development, Surplus Value and Reproduction: An Empirical    Examination of Puerto Rico," The Subtle Anatomy of Capitalism, Jesse Schwartz ed., Goodyear Publishing Co., 1977.

 

"Linkages and Leakages:  Industrial Tracking in an Enclave Economy," (with Richard Weisskoff), Economic Development and Cultural Change,  Vol. 25, No. 4, July, 1977.

 

"Merging Microdata:  Rationale, Practice, and Testing," (with Nancy Ruggles and Richard Ruggles), Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Vol.  6, No. 4, Fall 1977.

 

"Schooling and Occupational Earnings," The Review of Income and Wealth,  Series 23, No. 3, September, 1977.

 

"Unproductive Labor and the Rate of Surplus Value in the United States, 1947-1967," Research in Political Economy, Vol. 1, Paul Zarembka, ed., JAI Press, 1977.

 

"The Distributional Implications of National Air Pollution Damage Estimates," (with Henry Peskin and Leonard Gianessi), in The Distribution of Economic Well-Being, F. Thomas Juster ed., National Bureau of Economic Research, 1978.

 

"The Distributional Effects of the Uniform Air Pollution Policy in the United States," (with Henry Peskin and Leonard Gianessi), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 93, No. 2, May, 1979.

 

"The Rate of Surplus Value, the Organic Composition, and the General Rate of Profit in the U.S. Economy, 1947-1967," American Economic Review, Vol. 69, No.  3, June, 1979.  [Reprinted in John King ed., Marxian Economics, Vol. 2.]

 

"The Distributional Effects of the 1969-1975 Inflation on Household Wealth Holdings in the United States," The Review of Income and Wealth,  Series 25, No. 2, June, 1979.

 

"Estimates of the 1969 Size Distribution of Household Wealth in the United States from a Synthetic Database," in Modeling the Distribution and Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth, J. Smith, ed., Chicago, 1980.

 

"A Simulation Model of the Effects of an Increase in the Minimum Wage on    Employment, Output, and the Price Level," (with M. Ishaq Nadiri), in    Report of the Minimum Wage Study Commission, Vol. 6, U.S. Government Printing Office, June, 1981.

 

"The Accumulation of Wealth Over the Life-Cycle:  A Microdata Analysis,"     The Review of Income and Wealth, Series 27, No. 2, June, 1981.

 

"Subsidies to New Energy Sources:  Do They Add To Energy Stocks," (with William Baumol), Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 89, No.  5, October, 1981.  [Reprinted in Heinz D. Kurz and Christian Lager eds., Input-Output Analysis, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., forthcoming].

 

"The Structure of Income Inequality in Puerto Rico," (with Richard Weisskoff), Journal of Development Economics, Vol.  9, 1981

 

"Effect of Alternative Imputation Techniques on Estimates of Household Wealth in the U.S. in 1969," in Accumulation et Repartition des Patrimoines, D. Kessler, A. Masson, and D. Strauss-Kahn editors, Economica, 1982.

 

"The Distribution of Household Disposable Wealth in the United States," The Review of Income and Wealth, Series 29, No. 2, June 1983.

 

"Feedback from Productivity Growth to R&D," (with William Baumol), Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 85, No. 2, 1983.  [Reprinted in:  Finn R. Forsund ed., Topics in Production Theory, Macmillan Press, 1984.]

 

"Feedback Models:  R&D, Information, and Productivity Growth," (with W.    Baumol), in Meheroo Jussawalia and Helene Ebenfield eds., Communication and Information Economics, North-Holland, 1984.

 

"On Interindustry Differences in Absolute Productivity," (with W. Baumol), Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 92, No. 6, December, 1984.

 

"The Disappearance of Domestic Servants and the Underground Economy," in W. Gaertner and A.  Wenig eds., The Economics of the Shadow Economy, Springer-Verlag, 1985.

 

"The Magnitude and Causes of the Recent Productivity Slowdown in the U.S.," in W. Baumol and K. McClennan, eds., Productivity Growth and U.S. Competitiveness, Oxford University Press, 1985.

 

"Industrial Composition, Interindustry Effects, and the U.S. Productivity Slowdown," Review of Economics and Statistics Vol. 67, No. 2, May 1985.  [Reprinted in Edward N. Wolff ed., The Economics of Productivity, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1997; in Heinz D. Kurz, Christian Lager, and Erik Dietzenbacher eds., Input-Output Analysis, Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming.]

 

"Unbalanced Growth Revisited:  Asymptotic Stagnancy and New Evidence," (with William Baumol and Sue Anne Blackman), American Economic Review Vol. 75, No. 4, September, 1985.  [Reprinted in Problemes Economiques, No. 1.970, April, 1986.]

 

"The Productivity Slowdown and the Fall in the Rate of Profit, 1947-1976," Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 18, Spring and Summer, 1986.  [Translated to Japanese in Journal of Osaka University of Economics, Vol. 187-188, No. 3, 1989]

 

"The Effects of Pensions and Social Security on the Distribution of Wealth in the U.S.", in International Comparisons of Household Wealth Distribution, E. Wolff ed., Oxford University Press, 1987.

 

"Estimates of Household Wealth Inequality in the U.S., 1962-1983," Review of Income and Wealth, Series 33, September, 1987.

 

"Factor Price Equalization Model and Industry Labor Productivity:  an     Empirical Test Across Countries" (with William Baumol and David Dollar), in R. Feenstra ed., Empirical Methods for International Trade, M.I.T. Press, 1987.

 

"Life Cycle Savings and the Individual Distribution of Wealth by Class" in D. Kessler and A. Masson eds.  Modelling the Accumulation and Distribution of Wealth, Oxford University Press, 1988.

 

"Relative Wealth Holdings of Children and the Elderly in the United States, 1962-1983," (with Daphne Greenwood), in J. Palmer, T. Smeeding, and B. Torrey eds., The Vulnerable, The Urban Institute Press, 1988, pp. 123-148.

 

"Disparities in Well-Being among U.S. Children Over Two Decades:  1962-1983," (with Robert Haveman, Barbara Wolfe and Ross Finnie), in J. Palmer, T. Smeeding, and B. Torrey eds., The Vulnerable, The Urban Institute Press, 1988.

 

"Social Security, Pensions, and the Life Cycle Accumulation of Wealth:  Some Empirical Tests," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, No. 9, Janvier/Mars, 1988.

 

"Convergence of Industry Labor Productivity Among Advanced Economies, 1963-1982" (with David Dollar), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 70, No. 4, November, 1988.  [Reprinted in Edward N. Wolff ed., The Economics of Productivity, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1997].

 

"Productivity Growth, Convergence, and Welfare:  Reply" (with W. Baumol), American Economic Review, Vol. 78, No. 5, December, 1988.  [Reprinted in Bart van Ark Ed., Economic Growth in the Long Run: A History of Empirical Evidence, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., forthcoming].

 

"Trends in Aggregate Household Wealth in the U.S., 1900-1983," Review of Income and Wealth, Series 35, No. 1, March, 1989.

 

"Three Fundamental Productivity Concepts:  Principles and Measurement" (with William Baumol), in George R. Feiwel ed., Joan Robinson and Modern Economic Theory, Macmillan Press and New York University Press, 1989.

 

"Sources of Postwar Growth of Information Activity in the United States" (With W. Baumol), in L. Osberg, E. Wolff, and W. Baumol, The Information Economy:  The Implications of Unbalanced Growth, 1989.

 

"Long-Term Trends in U.S. Wealth Inequality:  Methodological Issues and     Results" (with Marcia Marley), in R. Lipsey and H. Tice eds., The Measurement of Saving, Investment, and Wealth, Studies of Income and Wealth, Vol. 52, Chicago University Press, 1989.

 

"Labor Quality and Productivity Growth in the U.S.:  An Input-Output Growth Accounting Framework," (with David Howell) in Ronald E. Miller, Karen R. Polenske and Adam Z. Rose eds., Frontiers of Input-Output Analysis, Oxford University Press, 1989.

 

"Methodological Issues in the Estimation of the Size Distribution of Household Wealth," Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 43, No. 1/2, January/February, 1990, 179-95.

 

"Wealth Holdings and Poverty Status in the United States," Review of Income and Wealth, Series 36, No. 2, June, 1990, 143-65.

 

"Trends in the Growth and Distribution of Skills in the U.S. Workplace, 1960-85," (with David Howell), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, April 1991, 486-502.

 

"Productivity Growth, Capital Intensity, and Skill Levels In the U.S. Insurance Industry, 1948-86," Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, April, 1991, 173-90.

 

"The Distribution of Household Wealth:  Methodological Issues, Time Trends, and Cross-Sectional Comparisons," in Lars Osberg ed., Economic Inequality and Poverty: International Perspectives, M.E. Sharpe, 1991, 92-133.

 

"Skills, Bargaining Power, and Rising Interindustry Wage Inequality Since 1970," (with David Howell), Review of Radical Political Economics, Vol. 23, Nos. 1&2, Spring & Summer 1991, 30-37.

 

"Capital Formation and Productivity Growth Over the Long-Term", American Economic Review, Vol. 81, No. 3, June, 1991, 565-79.  [Reprinted in Edward N. Wolff ed., The Economics of Productivity, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1997; in Bart van Ark Ed., Economic Growth in the Long Run: A History of Empirical Evidence, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., forthcoming].

 

"A Comparative Analysis of Household Wealth Patterns in France and the United States" (with Denis Kessler), Review of Income and Wealth, Series 37, No. 3, September, 1991, 249-66.

 

"Dynamics of Growth in Input-Output Analysis," in Technology and Productivity:  The Challenge for Economic Policy, OECD, 1991, 565-75.

 

"The Decline of Sex Segregation and the Wage Gap, 1970-80," (with J. Fields), Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 26, No. 4, Fall, 1991, 608-22.

 

"Secondary Products and the Measurement of Productivity Growth" (with T. ten Raa), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 21, No. 4, December, 1991, 581-615.

 

"Profit and Wage Convergence and Capital Accumulation Among Industrialized Countries, 1963-1983" in D. Papadimitriou ed., Profits, Deficits, and Instability, Macmillan Press, (with David Dollar, 1992.

 

"Structural Change and the Movement of the Rate of Profit in the U.S." in Fred Moseley and Edward N. Wolff, Editors, International Perspectives on Profitability and Accumulation, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1992.

 

"Changing Inequality of Wealth," American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, Vol. 82, No. 2, May 1992, 552-58.

 

"Feedback between R&D and Productivity Growth:  A Chaos Model," (with W. Baumol), in Jess Benhabib ed., Cycles and Chaos in Economic Equilibrium, Princeton University Press, 1992.

 

"Technical Change and the Demand for Skills by US Industries"  (with David Howell), Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 16, 1992, 127-46.

 

"Changes in Wealth in the United States, 1962 - 1983:  Savings, Capital Gains, Inheritance, and Lifetime Transfers" (with Daphne T. Greenwood), Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 5, No. 4, 1992, 261-288.

 

"Methodological Issues in the Estimation of Retirement Wealth," in Daniel J. Slottje ed., Research in Economic Inequality, Vol. 2, JAI Press, 1992, 31-56.

 

"International Convergence in Productivity Levels:  Has Central Planning Mattered?", in Pierre Pestieau ed., Public Finance in a World of Transition, Vol. 47, International Institute of Public Finance, 1992, 122-137.

 

"Capital Formation and Productivity Growth in the 1970s and 1980s:  A Comparative Look at OECD Countries", in Tools for American Workers:  The Role of Machinery and Equipment in Economic Growth, (Washington, D.C.:  American Council for Capital Formation, Center for Policy Research), December, 1992, 45-76.

 

"The Role of Education in Productivity Convergence:  Does Higher Education Matter?" (with Maury Gittleman), in Eddy Szirmai, Bart van Ark, and Dirk Pilat eds, Explaining Economic Growth (Elsevier Science Publishers B.V.), 1993, 147-167.

 

"Social Security Annuities and Transfers:  Distributional and Tax Implications," in Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and Edward N. Wolff eds., Poverty and Prosperity in the USA in the Late Twentieth Century, Macmillan Publishers, 1993, 211-39.

 

"International Comparisons of Inter-Industry Wage Differentials" (with Maury Gittleman), Review of Income and Wealth, Series 39, No. 3, September 1993, 295-312.

 

"The Distributional Implications of Social Security Annuities and Transfers on Household Wealth and Income," in E.Wolff ed., Research in Economic Inequality, Vol. 4, JAI Press, 1993, 131-157.

 

"Spillover Effects, Linkage Structure, and Research and Development", (with M.I. Nadiri), Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 4, No. 2, December 1993, 315-331.

 

"Productivity and Income Inequality Growth Rates in the U.S." (with Kathy J. Hayes, Daniel J. Slottje, Michael Nieswiadomy, and Michael Redfearn), in Jeffrey H. Bergstrand, Thomas F. Cosimano, John W. Houck, and Richard G. Sheehan eds., The Changing Distribution of Income in an Open U.S. Economy, North-Holland, 1994, 299-327.

 

"Productivity Measurement within an Input-Output Framework", Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 24, No. 1, February 1994, 75-92.

 

"A Key Role for Input-Output Analysis in Policy Design" (with William J. Baumol), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 24, No. 1, February 1994, 93-113.

 

"Multinational Corporations and Productivity Convergence in Mexico" (with Magnus Blomstrom), in William J. Baumol, Richard R. Nelson, and Edward N. Wolff eds, Convergence of Productivity:  Cross-National Studies and Historical Evidence, Oxford University Press, 1994, 263-284.

 

"Capital Intensity and TFP Convergence On the Industry Level in Manufacturing, 1963-1985" (with David Dollar), in William J. Baumol, Richard R. Nelson, and Edward N. Wolff eds, Convergence of Productivity:  Cross-National Studies and Historical Evidence, Oxford University Press, 1994, 197-224.

 

"Productivity Growth and Capital Intensity on the Sector and Industry Level:  Specialization among OECD Countries, 1970-1988", in Gerald Silverberg and Luc Soete eds., The Economics of Growth and Technical Change: Technologies, Nations, Agents, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 1994, 185-211.

 

"Trends in Household Wealth in the United States, 1962-1983 and 1983-1989", Review of Income and Wealth, Series 40, No. 2, June 1994, 143-174.

 

"Technology, Capital Accumulation, and Long Run Growth", in Jan Fagerberg, Bart Verspagen, and Nick von Tunzelmann eds., The Dynamics of Technology, Trade, and Growth, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 1994, 53-74.

 

"The Relationship Between Productivity Changes and Poverty in the U.S." (with K.J. Hayes, D.J. Slottje, and Michael L. Nieswiadomy), Journal of Income Distribution, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1994, 107-119.

 

"THE RICH GET INCREASINGLY RICHER:  Latest Data on Household Wealth during the 1980s", Research in Politics and Society, Vol. 5, JAI Press, 1995, 33-68.

 

"R&D activity and cross-country growth comparisons," (with Maury Gittleman), Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 19, No. 1, February 1995, 189-207 [Reprinted in Daniele Archibugi and Jonathan Michie editors, Trade, Growth, and Technical Change, Cambridge University Press, 1998, pp. 98-121].

 

"Technological Change, Capital Accumulation, and Changing Trade Patterns Over the Long Term", Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 1995, 43-70.

 

"Industry Wage Differentials and the Gender Wage Gap" (with Judith Fields), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 49, No. 1, October 1995, 105-120.

 

"Les dynamiques de desequilibre et le mecanisme de croissance de la productivite" (with William Baumol), Revue Economique, Vol. 46, No. 6, Novembre 1995, 1391-1404.

 

"Catching Up in the Postwar Period: Puerto Rico as the Fifth "Tiger"? (with William J. Baumol), World Development, Vol. 24, No. 5, 1996, pp. 869-885.

 

"Technology and the Demand for Skills", OECD Science, Technology and Industry Review, No. 18, 1996, pp. 96-123.

 

"The Productivity Slowdown:  The Culprit at Last?", American Economic Review, Vol. 86, No. 5, December, 1996, 1239-1252.

 

"International Comparisons of Wealth Inequality", Review of Income and Wealth, Series 42, No. 4, December, 1996, pp. 433-451.

"Productivity Growth, Import Leakage, And Employment Growth in Puerto Rico, 1967-1987" (with Angel Luis Ruiz), Economic Systems Research, Vol. 8, No. 4, December 1996, pp. 391-413.

 

"Productivity Growth and Shifting Comparative Advantage on the Industry Level", in Jan Fagerberg, Par Hansson, Lars Lundberg, and Arne Melchior eds., Technology and International Trade, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 1997, pp. 1-19.

 

"Spillovers, Linkages, and Technical Change", Economic Systems Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 1997, pp. 9-23.

 

"Factors behind cross-industry differences in technical progress" (with Richard Nelson), Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Vol. 8, No. 2, June 1997, 205-220.

 

"Growth in a Dual Economy" (with Magnus Blomstrom), World Development, Vol. 25, No. 10, October 1997, pp. 1627-1637.

 

"Research and Development Activity and Economic Development" (with Maury Gittleman),in Kuotsai Tom Liou ed., Handbook of Economic Development, (New York: Marcel Dekker Inc.), 1998, pp. 79-96.

 

"Recent Trends in the Size Distribution of Household Wealth" Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 12, No. 3, Summer 1998, pp. 131-150.

 

"Distributional Consequences of a National Land Value Tax on Real Property In the United States", in Dick Netzer ed., Land Value Taxation: Can It and Will it Work?, (Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy), 1998, pp. 61-104.

 

"Wealth Accumulation by Age Cohort in the U.S., 1962-1992: The Role of Savings, Capital Gains and Intergenerational Transfers", Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, Vol. 24, No. 1, January 1999, pp. 27-49.

 

"The Economy and Philanthropy", in Charles T. Clotfelter and Thomas Ehrlich eds., Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector in a Changing America, Indiana University Press, 1999, pp. 73-98.

 

"The Productivity Paradox:  Evidence from Indirect Indicators of Service Sector Productivity Growth", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, No. 2, April 1999, pp. 281-308.

 

"The Size Distribution of Wealth in the United States:   A Comparison among Recent Household Surveys," in James P. Smith and Robert J. Willis editors, Wealth, Work, and Health: Innovations in Measurement in the Social Sciences, 1999, pp. 209-232.

 

"Specialization and Productivity Performance In Low-, Medium-, and High-Tech Manufacturing Industries" in Alan Heston and Robert E. Lipsey eds., International and Interarea Comparisons of Prices, Income, and Output, Studies of Income and Wealth Vol. 61, Chicago University Press (NBER), 1999, pp. 419-452.

 

Who are the Rich?  A Demographic Profile of High-Income And High-Wealth Americans", in Joel Slemrod ed., Does Atlas Shrug?  The Economic Consequences of Taxing the Rich, Russell Sage Foundation and Harvard University Press, forthcoming.

 

"Recent Trends in Wealth Ownership, 1983-1998", in Thomas M. Shapiro and Edward N. Wolff eds., Assets and the Disadvantaged: The Benefits of Spreading Asset Ownership, Russell Sage Foundation, forthcoming.

 

Reviews, Comments and Shorter Papers:

 

"IOPE:  Input/Output Program for Economists," Annals of Economic and Social Measurement, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1973.

 

"The Economic Impact of Casino Gambling in New York State," (with Yale Braunstein), New York Affairs, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring 1977.

 

"On the Relationship Between Jobs and School - Acquired Skills," Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 8, No. 1, January, 1979.

 

Comment on A. Fouquet's "Les Comptes de Patrimoine:  Quelques Aspects Methodoloqiques", in Accumulation et Repartition des Patrimoines, D. Kessler, A. Masson, and D. Strauss-Kahn, editors, Economica, 1982.

 

Review of Peter Chinloy's Labor Productivity, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 21, March 1983.

 

Comment on Edward Denison's "Accounting for Slower Economic Growth:  An Update," in International Comparisons of Productivity and Causes of the  Slowdown, John Kendrick ed., Ballinger, 1984.

 

Review of Gottfried Bombach's Post-War Economic Growth Revisited, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 25, March, 1987.

 

"The Rate of Surplus Value, the Organic Composition, and the General Rate of Profit in the U.S. Economy, 1947-1967:  Reply," American Economic Review, Vol. 78, No. 1, March, 1988.

 

Review of Brian Nolan's Income Distribution and the Macroeconomy,  Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 27, June, 1989.

 

Review of Moses Abramovitz' Thinking About Growth and Other Essays on Economic Growth and Welfare, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 28, No. 4, December, 1990, 1740-41.

 

Review of Peter Diamond's Growth/Productivity/Unemployment:  Essays to celebrate Bob Solow's birthday, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 30, March, 1992, 230-32.

 

"Review of Assets and the Poor:  A New American Welfare Policy by Michael Sherraden," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, January 1993, 413-414.

 

Review of The Falling Rate of Profit in the Postwar united States Economy by Fred Moseley, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 31, June 1993, 895-896.

 

"Competitiveness and International Specialization:  Policy Implications", Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 25, No. 2, Winter 1993, 263-280.

 

"The Recent Rise in American Wealth Concentration:  A Cause for Alarm?", Aspen Quarterly Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, Winter 1994, 62-81.

 

"The Emergence of New Technology and Development:  What Asia Can Learn from its Recent History", in M. Blomstrom ed., Transnational Technology Towards the Year 2000 in the ESCAP Region, United Nations, 1994, 27-50.

 

Review of Services in Economic Thought.  Three Centuries of Debate by Jean-Claude Delaunay and Jean Gadrey, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 32, No. 1, March 1994, 124-125.

 

"Is a Discussion of Unproductive Labor Still Productive?", Science & Society, Vol. 58, No. 2, Summer 1994, 204-210.

 

Review of The economics of the profit rate:  Competition, crises, and historical tendencies in capitalism by Gerard Dumenil and Dominique Levy, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 32, No. 4, December 1994, 1930-31.

 

"How the Pie is Sliced.  America's Growing Concentration of Wealth", American Prospect, Summer, 1995, pp. 58-64.  Reprinted in Robert Kuttner ed., Ticking Time Bombs, the New Press, 1996, pp. 74-80.

 

"Time for a Wealth Tax?", Boston Review, Vol. 21, No. 1, February/March 1996,       pp. 3-6.

 

Review of America Unequal by Sheldon Danziger and Peter Gottschalk, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 35, No. 1, March 1997, pp. 149-150.

 

Discussant Comment on Douglas Holtz-Eakin, "The Uneasy Case for Abolishing the Estate Tax", Tax Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 3, 1997, pp. 517-521.

 

"Per Capita Income and Relative Productivity Performance in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S., 1950-1994", in Incomes and Productivity in North America, Berman Press and the Commission for Labor Cooperation, 1997, pp. 9-24.

 

"Side Effects of Progress:  How Technical Change Increases the Duration of Unemployment"  (with William J. Baumol), The Jerome Levy Economics Institute at Bard College Public Policy Brief, No. 41, 1998.

 

"Recent Trends in the Size Distribution of Household Wealth: Reply" Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 13, No. 2, Spring 1999, pp. 244-246.

 

Foreword to:  Essays on Macro- and Micro Data Analyses and Their Integration by Nancy D. Ruggles and Richard Ruggles, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 1999,          pp. vii-xi.

 

"Recent Trends in the Distribution of Household Wealth", in Ray Marshall ed., Back to Shared Prosperity?, M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, NY, 2000, pp. 57-63.

 

"How Persistent is Industry Specialization Over Time In Industrialized Countries?", International Journal of Technology Management, Vol. 19, Nos. 1/2, January 2000, pp. 194-205, forthcoming.

 

"Empirical Evidence:  On Persistence of Specialization in Industrialized Countries", Baumol-Gomory volume, forthcoming.

 

"R&D Activity and Economic Development" (with Maury Gittleman)  Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting, and Financial Management, forthcoming. 

 

"Wealth Distribution", International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, forthcoming.

 

"Comparative Income and Wealth Distribution," Second Edition of the International Encyclopedia of Business and Management Handbook of Economics, forthcoming.

 

Completed Manuscripts:

 

"The Economic Status of Parents in Postwar America", Paper prepared for the Meeting of the National Parenting Association, December 1996.

 

"Gender Wage Differentials, Affirmative Action, And Employment Growth on the Industry Level" (with Judith Fields), February 1997.

 

"Has Japan Specialized in the Wrong Industries?", November 1998.

 

"Why Stocks Won't Save the Middle Class", Madrick, Century Fund volume

 

"What's Behind the Recent Rise in Profitability?", September 1999.

 

"Human Capital Investment and Economic Growth: Exploring the Cross-Country Evidence", October 1999.

 

"Technical progress and Sharply Lengthened Time 'Between Jobs'" (with William J. Baumol), October 1999.

 

"Occupational and Industry Mobility in the United States, 1969-1992" (with Eric Parrado), C.V. Starr Center Research Report 99-20, November 1999

 

"Engines of Growth in the U.S. Economy", (with Thijs ten Raa), November 1999.

 

"Has Canada Specialized in the Wrong Manufacturing Industries?", presented at the CSLS Conference on the Canada-US Manufacturing Productivity Gap, January 21-22, 2000, Ottawa, Canada.

 

"Racial Wealth Disparities: Is the Gap Closing?" (with Maury Gittleman), August, 1999.

 

"Skills and Changing Comparative Advantage", February, 2000.

 

"Productivity, Computerization, and Skill Change", March, 2000.

 

"Outsourcing of Services and the Productivity Recovery in U.S. Manufacturing in the 1980s and 1990s" (with Thijs ten Raa), Tilburg University Center for Economic Research Working Paper No. 2000-32, March 2000.