Robert Shimer

University of Chicago - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

1126 East 59th Street

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

http://home.uchicago.edu/~shimer/

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Search-Theoretic Models of the Labor Market-A Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w10655
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2021
Richard Rogerson, Robert Shimer and Randall Wright
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Finance, Investment and Banking
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Internal and External Effects of Social Distancing in a Pandemic

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-47
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Apr 2020
Maryam Farboodi, Gregor Jarosch and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Citation 53

Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-23, American Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2005
Iván Werning and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 154 (234,712)
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optimal unemployment insurance, consumption smoothing, duration of unemployment benefits, sequential search

NBER Working Paper No. w11689
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2020
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Liquidity and Insurance for the Unemployed

Posted: 25 Jul 2008
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Optimal Unemployment Insurance, Consumption Smoothing, Duration of Unemployment Benefits, Sequential Search

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Citation 51

Reservation Wages and Unemployment Insurance

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 May 2006
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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unemployment insurance, social insurance, reservation wages, search

Reservation Wages and Unemployment Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w12618
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2010
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 98

Productivity Gains from Unemployment Insurance

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 107 (310,028)
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Productivity Gains from Unemployment Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w7352
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 55 (457,290)
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Reassessing the Ins and Outs of Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w13421
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Changes in Unemployment Duration and Labor Force Attachment

NBER Working Paper No. w8513
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2021
Katharine G. Abraham and Robert Shimer
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Adverse Selection in Competitive Search Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w14915
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2021
Veronica Guerrieri, Robert Shimer and Randall Wright
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Finance, Investment and Banking
Downloads 67 (408,471)
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On the Optimal Timing of Benefits with Heterogeneous Workers And Human Capital Depreciation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-12
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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unemployment insurance, liquidity, search

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Efficient Unemployment Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w6686
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Jan 1999 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2021
Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (445,656)

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Efficient Unemployment Insurance

Posted: 13 Jan 2000
Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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The Impact of Young Workers on the Aggregate Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w7306
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 May 2000 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Young Workers on the Aggregate Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w7306
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 05 May 2000
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Search and Rest Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w13772
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2021
Fernando Alvarez and Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Search in Macroeconomic Models of the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w15901
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 12 Apr 2010
Richard Rogerson and Robert Shimer
Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies: Evidence and Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w9536
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Consequences of Rigid Wages in Search Models

NBER Working Paper No. w10326
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2021
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Emergence of Market Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w23234
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Maryam Farboodi, Gregor Jarosch and Robert Shimer
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Mismatch

NBER Working Paper No. w11888
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Dynamic Adverse Selection: A Theory of Illiquidity, Fire Sales, and Flight to Quality

NBER Working Paper No. w17876
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
Veronica Guerrieri and Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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On the Optimal Timing of Benefits with Heterogeneous Workers and Human Capital Depreciation

NBER Working Paper No. w12230
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Assignment of Workers to Jobs in an Economy with Coordination Frictions

NBER Working Paper No. w8501
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2021
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Assignment of Workers to Jobs in an Economy with Coordination Frictions

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 996-1025, October 2005
Posted: 15 Sep 2005
Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Internal and External Effects of Social Distancing in a Pandemic

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 May 2020
Maryam Farboodi, Gregor Jarosch and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Efficiency and Information Transmission in Bilateral Trading

NBER Working Paper No. w21495
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2021
Robert Shimer and Iván Werning
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Unpaired Kidney Exchange: Overcoming Double Coincidence of Wants without Money

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2020-126
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Sep 2020
Stanford University, CREST - Ecole polytechnique, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques (PSE)
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Kidney exchange, medium of exchange, dynamic matching

Unpaired Kidney Exchange: Overcoming Double Coincidence of Wants Without Money

NBER Working Paper No. w27765
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 11 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
Stanford University, CREST - Ecole polytechnique, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques (PSE)
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High Wage Workers Work for High Wage Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w24074
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2021
Katarína Borovičková and Robert Shimer
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Decomposing Duration Dependence in a Stopping Time Model

NBER Working Paper No. w22188
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Internal and External Effects of Social Distancing in a Pandemic

NBER Working Paper No. w27059
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
Maryam Farboodi, Gregor Jarosch and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Markets with Multidimensional Private Information

NBER Working Paper No. w20623
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
Veronica Guerrieri and Robert Shimer
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Consistent Evidence on Duration Dependence of Price Changes

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-91
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Jul 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Consistent Evidence on Duration Dependence of Price Changes

NBER Working Paper No. w29112
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 02 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Internal and External Effects of Social Distancing in a Pandemic

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14670
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 May 2020
Maryam Farboodi, Gregor Jarosch and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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COVID-19, Equilibrium Social Distancing, Optimal Social Distancing

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Assortative Matching and Search

Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Robert Shimer and Lones Smith
University of Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Department of Economics

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Holdups and Efficiency with Search Frictions

Posted: 20 Apr 1999
Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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Wage and Technology Dispersion

MIT, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 97-7
Posted: 02 Dec 1998
Daron Acemoglu and Robert Shimer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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