Labor Statistics Measurement Issues

John Haltiwanger, Marilyn E. Manser and Robert Topel, editors

Published in January 1998 by University of Chicago Press
© 1998 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

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478 pages
ISBN: 0-226-31458-8

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, prefatory note: John Haltiwanger, Marilyn E. Manser, Robert Topel (p. -13 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: John Haltiwanger, Marilyn E. Manser, Robert Topel (p. 1 - 6) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Existing Labor Market Data: Current and Potential Research Uses: Marilyn E. Manser (p. 9 - 50) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Analytical Needs and Empirical Knowledge in Labor Economics: Robert Topel (p. 51 - 74) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Measuring Gross Worker and Job Flows: Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger (p. 77 - 122) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Unemployment and Labor Force Attachment: A Multistate Analysis of Nonemployment: Stephen R. G. Jones, W. Craig Riddell (p. 123 - 155) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Are Lifetime Jobs Disappearing? Job Duration in the United States, 1973-1993 : Henry S. Farber (p. 157 - 206) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. On Measuring the Impact of Ownership Change on Labor: Evidence from U.S. Food-Manufacturing Plant-Level Data : Robert H. McGuckin, Sang V. Nguyen, Arnold P. Reznek (p. 207 - 248) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The CPS after the Redesign: Refocusing the Economic Lens: Anne E. Polivka, Stephen M. Miller (p. 249 - 289) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Divergent Trends in Alternative Wage Series: Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, Jay C. Stewart (p. 293 - 325) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. What Happens within Firms? A Survey of Empirical Evidence on Compensation Policies: Canice Prendergast (p. 329 - 356) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Internal and External Labor Markets: An Analysis of Matched Longitudinal Employer-Employee Data: John M. Abowd, Francis Kramarz (p. 357 - 370) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. The Worker-Establishment Characteristics Database: Kenneth R. Troske (p. 371 - 404) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. A Needs Analysis of Training Data: What Do We Want, What Do We Have, Can We Ever Get It?: Lisa M. Lynch (p. 405 - 429) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Employer-Provided Training, Wages, and Capital Investment: Stephen G. Bronars, Melissa Famulari (p. 431 - 461) (bibliographic info) (download)
Indexes: John Haltiwanger, Marilyn E. Manser, Robert Topel (p. 463 - 480) (bibliographic info) (download)
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