Labor in the New Economy

Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael Harper, editors

Conference held November 16-17, 2007
Published in October 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):LS, PR

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507 pages
ISBN: 0-226-00143-1

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, prefatory note: Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, Michael J. Harper (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, Michael J. Harper (p. 1 - 13) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. What Do We Really Know About Changes in Wage Inequality?: Thomas Lemieux (p. 17 - 59) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Lawrence F. Katz (p. 59 - 62) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Recent Trends in Compensation Inequality: Brooks Pierce (p. 63 - 98) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Daniel S. Hamermesh (p. 98 - 100) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Are the New Jobs Good Jobs?: Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer (p. 101 - 143) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Erica L. Groshen (p. 143 - 147) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. New Data for Answering Old Questions Regarding Employee Stock Options: Kevin F. Hallock, Craig A. Olson (p. 149 - 180) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Chris Riddell (p. 180 - 184) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Adjusted Estimates of Worker Flows and Job Openings in JOLTS: Steven J. Davis, R. Jason Faberman, John C. Haltiwanger, Ian Rucker (p. 187 - 216) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Robert E. Hall (p. 216 - 221) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Job Loss and the Decline in Job Security in the United States: Henry S. Farber (p. 223 - 262) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Ann Huff Stevens (p. 262 - 266) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. What Do We Know About Contracting Out in the United States? Evidence from Household and Establishment Surveys: Matthew Dey, Susan Houseman, Anne Polivka (p. 267 - 304) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Daniel G. Sullivan (p. 304 - 308) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Measuring Tradable Services and the Task Content of Offshorable Services Jobs: J. Bradford Jensen, Lori G. Kletzer (p. 309 - 335) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Susan M. Collins (p. 335 - 339) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Why Do BLS Hours Series Tell Different Stories About Trends in Hours Worked?: Harley Frazis, Jay Stewart (p. 343 - 372) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Charles Brown (p. 372 - 374) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Effect of Population Aging on the Aggregate Labor Market: Bruce Fallick, Charles Fleischman, Jonathan Pingle (p. 377 - 417) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Gary Burtless (p. 417 - 423) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Emerging Labor Market Trends and Workplace Safety and Health: Nicole Nestoriak, John Ruser (p. 425 - 453) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Jeff E. Biddle (p. 453 - 456) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Measuring Labor Composition: A Comparison of Alternate Methodologies: Cindy Zoghi (p. 457 - 485) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Stephanie Aaronson (p. 485 - 491) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. List of Contributors, Indexes: Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, Michael J. Harper (p. 493 - 507) (bibliographic info) (download)
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