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David Autor, the Ford Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a codirector of the NBER’s Labor Studies Program.


Alexandre Mas, the William S. Tod Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, is a codirector of the NBER’s Labor Studies Program.


1. “Robots and Jobs: Evidence from US Labor Markets,” Acemoglu D, Restrepo P. NBER Working Paper 23285, March 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
2. “From Immigrants to Robots: The Changing Locus of Substitutes for Workers,” Borjas G, Freeman R. NBER Working Paper 25438, January 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
4. “COVID-19 and Implications for Automation,” Chernoff A, Warman C. NBER Working Paper 27249, July 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
5. “Who Needs a Fracking Education? The Educational Response to Low-Skill Biased Technological Change,” Cascio E, Narayan A. NBER Working Paper 21359, February 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
6. “Robots Are Us: Some Economics of Human Replacement,” Benzell S, Kotlikoff L, LaGarda G, Sachs J. NBER Working Paper 20941, October 2018. Go to ⤴︎
7. “Artificial Intelligence and Its Implications for Income Distribution and Unemployment,” Korinek A, Stiglitz J. NBER Working Paper 24174, December 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
9. “The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market,” Deming D. NBER Working Paper 21473, June 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
10. “Computerization and Immigration: Theory and Evidence from the United States,” Basso G, Peri G, Rahman A. NBER Working Paper 23935, October 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
11. “Does Working from Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment,” Bloom N, Liang J, Roberts J, Ying Z. NBER Working Paper 18871, March 2013.   Go to ⤴︎
12. Solow, R. “We’d better watch out,” New York Times Book Review, July 12, 1987.   Go to ⤴︎
13. “Challenges to Mismeasurement Explanations for the US Productivity Slowdown,” Syverson C. NBER Working Paper 21974, February 2016.   Go to ⤴︎
14. “The Productivity J-Curve: How Intangibles Complement General Purpose Technologies,” Brynjolfsson E, Rock D, Syverson C. NBER Working Paper 25148, October 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
15. “Automation and New Tasks: How Technology Displaces and Reinstates Labor,” Acemoglu D, Restrepo P. NBER Working Paper 25684, March 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
16. “Field Experiments on Discrimination,” Bertrand M, Duflo E. NBER Working Paper 22014, February 2016.   Go to ⤴︎
17. “Experimental Research on Labor Market Discrimination,” Neumark D. NBER Working Paper 22022, February 2016.   Go to ⤴︎
19. “Race Matters: Income Shares, Income Inequality, and Income Mobility for All US Races,” Akee R, Jones M, Porter S. NBER Working Paper 23733, August 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
20. “Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective,” Chetty R, Hendren N, Jones M, Porter S. NBER Working Paper 24441, December 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
21. The Economics of Discrimination, Becker G. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1957.   Go to ⤴︎
22. “Discrimination as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Evidence from French Grocery Stores,” Glover D, Pallais A, Pariente W. NBER Working Paper 22786, October 2016. Go to ⤴︎
23. “Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination: An Identification Problem,” Bohren J, Haggag K, Imas A, Pope D. NBER Working Paper 25935, July 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
24. “Employer Neighborhoods and Racial Discrimination,” Agan A, Starr S. NBER Working Paper 28153, November 2020.     Go to ⤴︎
26. “Reasonable Doubt: Experimental Detection of Job-Level Employment Discrimination,” Kline P, Walters C. NBER Working Paper 26861, August 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
27. “Racial Bias and In-Group Bias in Judicial Decisions: Evidence from Virtual Reality Courtrooms,” Bielen S, Marneffe W, Mocan N. NBER Working Paper 25355, May 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
28. “Racial Disparities in Motor Vehicle Searches Cannot Be Justified by Efficiency,” Feigenberg B, Miller C. NBER Working Paper 27761, August 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
29. “The Green Books and the Geography of Segregation in Public Accommodations,” Cook L, Jones M, Rosé D, Logan T. NBER Working Paper 26819, March 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
30. “Discrimination, Migration, and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from World War I,” Ferrara A, Fishback P. NBER Working Paper 26936, April 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
31. “Discrimination and Racial Disparities in Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from WWII,” Aizer A, Boone R, Lleras-Muney A, Vogel J. NBER Working Paper 27689, August 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
32. “Hiring as Exploration,” Li D, Raymond L, Bergman P. NBER Working Paper 27736, August 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
33. “Racial Bias in Bail Decisions,” Arnold D, Dobbie W, Yang C. NBER Working Paper 23421, May 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
34. “Measuring Racial Discrimination in Bail Decisions,” Arnold D, Dobbie W, Hull P. NBER Working Paper 26999, October 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
35. “Human Decisions and Machine Predictions,” Kleinberg J, Lakkaraju H, Leskovec J, Ludwig J, Mullainathan S. NBER Working Paper 23180, February 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
37. “Minimum Wage Increases and Individual Employment Trajectories,” Jardim E, Long M, Plotnick R, van Inwegen E, Vigdor J, Wething H. NBER Working Paper 25182, October 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
38. “The Effect of Minimum Wages on Low-Wage Jobs: Evidence from the United States Using a Bunching Estimator,” Cengiz D, Dube A, Lindner A, Zipperer B. NBER Working Paper 25434, January 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
39. “Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit,” Luca D, Luca M. NBER Working Paper 25806, May 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
40. “Do Minimum Wage Increases Reduce Crime?” Fone Z, Sabia J, Cesur R. NBER Working Paper 25647, November 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
41. “The Minimum Wage, EITC, and Criminal Recidivism,” Agan A, Makowsky M. NBER Working Paper 25116, September 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
42. “Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health,” Wehby G, Dave D, Kaestner R. NBER Working Paper 22373, March 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
43. “Do Minimum Wage Increases Influence Worker Health?” Horn B, Maclean J, Strain M. NBER Working Paper 22578, August 2016.   Go to ⤴︎
44. “Minimum Wages and the Distribution of Family Incomes,” Dube A. NBER Working Paper 25240, November 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
45. “People versus Machines: The Impact of Minimum Wages on Automatable Jobs,” Lordan G, Neumark D. NBER Working Paper 23667, January 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
46. “The Minimum Wage and Search Effort,” Adama C, Meer J, Sloan C. NBER Working Paper 25128, February 2021.   Go to ⤴︎
47. “Theory and Evidence on Employer Collusion in the Franchise Sector,” Krueger A, Ashenfelter O. NBER Working Paper 24831, July 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
48. “High Wage Workers and High Wage Firms,” Abowd J, Kramarz F, Margolis D. NBER Working Paper 4917, November 1994.   Go to ⤴︎
49. “Workplace Heterogeneity and the Rise of West German Wage Inequality,” Card D, Heining J, Kline P. NBER Working Paper 18522, November 2012.   Go to ⤴︎
50. “How Much Should We Trust Estimates of Firm Effects and Worker Sorting?” Bonhomme S, Holzheu K, Lamadon T, Manresa E, Mogstad M, Setzler B. NBER Working Paper 27368, August 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
51. “Leave-out Estimation of Variance Components,” Kline P, Saggio R, Solvsten M. NBER Working Paper 26244, September 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
52. “Firming Up Inequality,” Song J, Price D, Guvenen F, Bloom N, von Wachter T. NBER Working Paper 21199, June 2015.   Go to ⤴︎
53. “Wages, Hires, and Labor Market Concentration,” Marinescu I, Ouss I, Pape L. NBER Working Paper 28084, November 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
54. “Labor Market Concentration,” Azar J, Marinescu I, Steinbaum M. NBER Working Paper 24147, February 2019.   Go to ⤴︎
55. “Strong Employers and Weak Employees: How Does Employer Concentration Affect Wages?” Benmelech E, Bergman N, Kim H. NBER Working Paper 24307, February 2018.   Go to ⤴︎
56. “Monopsony in Spatial Equilibrium,” Kahn M, Tracy J. NBER Working Paper 26295, June 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
57. “Imperfect Competition and Rents in Labor and Product Markets: The Case of the Construction Industry,” Kroft K, Luo Y, Mogstad M, Setzler B. NBER Working Paper 27325, August 2020.   Go to ⤴︎
58. “Monopsony Power in Higher Education: A Tale of Two Tracks,” Goolsbee A, Syverson C. NBER Working Paper 26070, July 2019.     Go to ⤴︎
59. “Monopsony in Movers: The Elasticity of Labor Supply to Firm Wage Policies,” Bassier I, Duba A, Naidu S. NBER Working Paper 27755, August 2020. Go to ⤴︎



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