Aaron Sojourner

University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor

Carlson School of Management

321 19th Ave S, 3-300

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Can Intensive Early Childhood Intervention Programs Eliminate Income-Based Cognitive and Achievement Gaps?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7087
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jan 2013
Greg J. Duncan and Aaron Sojourner
Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research and University of Minnesota
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human capital, skill formation, education, early childhood, government policy

Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9501
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Alan Benson, Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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labor, personnel, contracts, online labor markets, job search, screening, reputation, online ratings

Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy?: Experimental Evidence From an Online Labor Market

Benson, Alan, Aaron Sojourner, and Akhmed Umyarov. 2019. "Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy? Experimental Evidence from an Online Labor Market.", Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Alan Benson, Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 67 (333,703)

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online labor markets, online ratings, employer reputation, labor markets, economics of information systems, job search

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The Value of Employer Reputation in the Absence of Contract Enforcement: A Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Alan Benson, Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 171 (170,985)

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labor market search, employer reputation, incomplete contracts, information asymmetry, online labor market, collective action/public goods

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Labor-Market Concentration and Labor Compensation

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Jan 2019
Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
Temple University and University of Minnesota
Downloads 124 (222,355)

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labor-market concentration, monopsony, wages, health insurance, unions

Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential-Growth Bias and Present Bias

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11762
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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household finance, retirement savings, exponential-growth bias, quasi-hyperbolic discounting, present bias, financial literacy, survey-based elicitations

Predicting Retirement Savings Using Survey Measures of Exponential‐Growth Bias and Present Bias

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 1636-1658, 2019
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 May 2019
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Apr 2014
John W. Budd, Aaron Sojourner and Jaewoo Jung
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and Korea Labor Institute
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dispute resolution, arbitration

Are Voluntary Agreements Better? Evidence from Baseball Arbitration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8098
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
John W. Budd, Aaron Sojourner and Jaewoo Jung
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota and Korea Labor Institute
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dispute resolution, arbitration, negotiation, salary, sports, baseball

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Impacts of Unionization on Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Nursing Homes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8240
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
University of Minnesota, Brigham Young University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Florida International University (FIU)
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trade union, nursing homes, labor productivity, regression discontinuity, collective bargaining, health care quality

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Effects of Unionization on Workplace-Safety Enforcement: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9610
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Aaron Sojourner and Jooyoung Yang
University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Downloads 42 (407,390)

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union(s), OSHA inspections, workplace accidents, effects, labor market institutions

Unionization and Productivity: Evidence from Charter Schools

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7887
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Cassandra Hart and Aaron Sojourner
University of California, Davis and University of Minnesota
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teacher, labor union, student achievement, charter school, education, labor productivity

Unionization and Productivity: Evidence from Charter Schools

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pp. 422-448, 2015
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jun 2015
Cassandra Hart and Aaron Sojourner
University of California, Davis and University of Minnesota
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Identification of Peer Effects with Missing Peer Data: Evidence from Project Star

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5432
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota
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peers, missing data, education

Identification of Peer Effects with Missing Peer Data: Evidence from Project Star

The Economic Journal, Vol. 123, Issue 569, pp. 574-605, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota
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Do Unions Promote Members' Electoral Office Holding? Evidence from Correlates of State Legislatures' Occupational Shares

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6479
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota
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union, elected office, teachers, police, construction, public-sector

Do Unions Promote Members’ Electoral Office Holding? Evidence from Correlates of State Legislatures' Occupational Shares

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 66, No. 2, 2013
Posted: 27 Apr 2013
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota

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trade union, labor union, elected officials, state legislature, teacher, police, firefighter, construction

The Relationship between Union Membership and Net Fiscal Impact

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11310
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Aaron Sojourner and José Pacas
University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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labor union, taxes, public economic, labor relations, industrial relations, public benefits, collective bargaining, net fiscal impact, social insurance

The Relationship between Union Membership and Net Fiscal Impact

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 58, Issue 1, pp. 86-107, 2019
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Dec 2018
Aaron Sojourner and José Pacas
University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
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The Role of Time Preferences and Exponential-Growth Bias in Retirement Savings

NBER Working Paper No. w21482
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Stanford University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota and Claremont Colleges - Claremont Graduate University
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Same Program, Different Outcomes: Understanding Differential Effects from Access to Free, High-Quality Early Care

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9552
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Juan Chaparro and Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
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human capital, early childhood, experiment

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What Will My Account Really Be Worth? an Experiment on Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w17927
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
Stanford University, University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota
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Impacts of Unionization on Employment, Product Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Nursing Homes

NBER Working Paper No. w17733
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and Florida International University (FIU)
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Family-Centered Measures of Access to Early Care and Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11396
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Elizabeth E. Davis, Won Fy Lee and Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota - Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota - Minneapolis and University of Minnesota
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child care, spatial analysis, public facility location, services

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Partial Identification of Willingness-to-Pay Using Shape Restrictions with an Application to the Value of a Statistical Life

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5066
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Aaron Sojourner
University of Minnesota
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hedonic, partial identification, value of a statistical life, shape restrictions

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Labor-Market Concentration and Labor Compensation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12089
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Yue Qiu and Aaron Sojourner
Temple University and University of Minnesota
Downloads 1 (633,216)

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labor-market concentration, monopsony, wages, health insurance, unions