Claudia Goldin

Harvard University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Littauer Center

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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The Origins of Technology-Skill Complementarity

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 1996
Lawrence F. Katz and Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Origins of Technology-Skill Complementarity

NBER Working Paper No. w5657
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Brief History of Education in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. h0119
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Jun 2006
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 214 (113,383)
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Dynamics of the Gender Gap for Young Professionals in the Corporate and Financial Sectors

NBER Working Paper No. w14681
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2009
Marianne Bertrand, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 196 (132,922)
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The U-Shaped Female Labor Force Function in Economic Development and Economic History

NBER Working Paper No. w4707
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jul 2000
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (155,291)
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The Race between Education and Technology: The Evolution of U.S. Educational Wage Differentials, 1890 to 2005

NBER Working Paper No. w12984
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Mar 2007
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 152 (157,750)
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Corruption and Reform: An Introduction

NBER Working Paper No. w10775
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Edward L. Glaeser and Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 116 (195,266)
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The Power of the Pill: Oral Contraceptives and Women's Career and Marriage Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w7527
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2013
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 103 (226,308)
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The Power of the Pill: Oral Contraceptives and Women's Career and Marriage Decisions

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 110, August 2002
Posted: 03 Dec 2002
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Career and Family: College Women Look to the Past

NBER Working Paper No. w5188
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 101 (207,924)
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The Homecoming of American College Women: The Reversal of the College Gender Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w12139
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 May 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin, Lawrence F. Katz and Ilyana Kuziemko
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (219,072)
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The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Employment, Education, and Family

NBER Working Paper No. w11953
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 91 (229,719)
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The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why it Mattered

NBER Working Paper No. w10791
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Oct 2004
Matthew Gentzkow, Edward L. Glaeser and Claudia Goldin
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 80 (241,119)
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The Long Road to the Fast Track: Career and Family

NBER Working Paper No. w10331
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Mar 2004
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 76 (257,154)
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Cliometrics and the Nobel

NBER Working Paper No. h0065
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 75 (264,911)
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The For-Profit Postsecondary School Sector: Nimble Critters or Agile Predators?

NBER Working Paper No. w17710
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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From the Valley to the Summit: The Quiet Revolution that Transformed Women's Work

NBER Working Paper No. w10335
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 67 (279,400)
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Long-Run Changes in the U.S. Wage Structure: Narrowing, Widening, Polarizing

NBER Working Paper No. w13568
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 63 (302,470)
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The Political Economy of Immigration Restriction in the United States, 1890 to 1921

NBER Working Paper No. w4345
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2002
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (297,629)
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The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid- Century

NBER Working Paper No. w3817
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2010
Claudia Goldin and Robert A. Margo
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 57 (300,075)
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The Shaping of Higher Education: The Formative Years in the United States, 1890 to 1940

NBER Working Paper No. w6537
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (304,980)
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The Returns to Skill in the United States Across the Twentieth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w7126
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Sep 1999
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Meaning of College in the Lives of American Women: the Past One-Hundred Years

NBER Working Paper No. w4099
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Marriage Bars: Discrimination Against Married Women Workers, 1920's to 1950's

NBER Working Paper No. w2747
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Role of World War Ii in the Rise of Women's Work

NBER Working Paper No. w3203
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2002
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (292,952)
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A Pollution Theory of Discrimination: Male and Female Differences in Occupations and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w8985
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2013
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Orchestrating Impartiality: The Impact of "Blind" Auditions on Female Musicians

NBER Working Paper No. w5903
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2010
Claudia Goldin and Cecilia E. Rouse
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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Why the United States Led in Education: Lessons from Secondary School Expansion, 1910 to 1940

NBER Working Paper No. w6144
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jun 2000
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Labor Markets in the Twentieth Century

NBER Working Paper No. h0058
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 08 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Mass Secondary Schooling and the State

NBER Working Paper No. w10075
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Nov 2003
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Human Capital Century and American Leadership: Virtues of the Past

NBER Working Paper No. w8239
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2001
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (350,333)
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Human Capital and Social Capital: The Rise of Secondary Schooling in America, 1910 to 1940

NBER Working Paper No. w6439
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Sep 2000
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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How America Graduated from High School: 1910 to 1960

NBER Working Paper No. w4762
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Aug 2000
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (366,672)
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The "Virtues" of the Past: Education in the First Hundred Years of the New Republic

NBER Working Paper No. w9958
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 10 Sep 2003
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Rising (and then Declining) Significance of Gender

NBER Working Paper No. w8915
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2009
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Does Federal Student Aid Raise Tuition? New Evidence on For-Profit Colleges

NBER Working Paper No. w17827
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Stephanie Riegg Cellini and Claudia Goldin
George Washington University - School of Public Policy and Public Administration (SPPPA) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Making a Name

NBER Working Paper No. w8474
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Claudia Goldin and Maria Shim
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Maria Shim
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Life-Cycle Labor Force Participation of Married Women: Historical Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w1251
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Distinctive System: Origins and Impact of U.S. Unemployment Compensation

NBER Working Paper No. w5889
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2010
Katherine Baicker, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (408,628)
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The Relative Productivity Hypothesis of Industrialization: The American Case, 1820-1850

NBER Working Paper No. w0722
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Claudia Goldin and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
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Monitoring Costs and Occupational Segregation by Sex: an Historical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w1560
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jun 2004
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Appendix to: "How America Graduated from High School, 1910 to 1960", Construction of State-Level Secondary School Data

NBER Working Paper No. h0057
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Can Online Learning Bend the Higher Education Cost Curve?

NBER Working Paper No. w20890
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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The Earnings Gap between Male and Female Workers: an Historical Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w1888
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (404,308)
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The Value of Postsecondary Credentials in the Labor Market: An Experimental Study

NBER Working Paper No. w20528
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Work and Wages of Single Women: 1870 to 1920

NBER Working Paper No. w0375
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Feb 2001
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Education and Income in the Early 20th Century: Evidence from the Prairies

NBER Working Paper No. w7217
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 May 2000
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (436,947)
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The Decline of Non-Competing Groups: Changes in the Premium to Education, 1890 to 1940

NBER Working Paper No. w5202
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Wages, Prices, and Labor Markets Before the Civil War

NBER Working Paper No. w3198
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin and Robert A. Margo
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (427,001)
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The Poor at Birth: Infant Auxology and Mortality at Philadelphia's Almshouse Hospital, 1848-1873

NBER Working Paper No. w2525
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Claudia Goldin and Robert A. Margo
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (452,502)
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Maximum Hours Legislation and Female Employment in the 1920s: a Reasse Ssment

NBER Working Paper No. w1949
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jun 2004
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Women, Children, and Industrialization in the Early Republic: Evidence from the Manufacturing Censuses

NBER Working Paper No. w0795
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2010
Claudia Goldin and Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (463,146)
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Economic Well-Being and Child Labor: The Inter Action of Family and Industry

NBER Working Paper No. w0707
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 11 May 2014
Claudia Goldin and Donald O. Parsons
Harvard University - Department of Economics and George Washington University
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Seasonality in Nineteenth Century Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. h0020
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Stanley L. Engerman and Claudia Goldin
University of Rochester - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (473,574)
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The Most Egalitarian of All Professions: Pharmacy and the Evolution of a Family-Friendly Occupation

NBER Working Paper No. w18410
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Putting the Co in Education: Timing, Reasons, and Consequences of College Coeducation from 1835 to the Present

NBER Working Paper No. w16281
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Savings of Ordinary Americans: The Philidelphia Saving Fund Society in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

NBER Working Paper No. w4126
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2008
George Alter, Claudia Goldin and Elyce Rotella
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of History, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
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Shocking Labor Supply: A Reassessment of the Role of World War Ii on U.S. Women's Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w18676
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jan 2013
Claudia Goldin and Claudia Olivetti
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston College
Downloads 10 (457,796)
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The Historical Evolution of Female Earnings Functions and Occupations

NBER Working Paper No. w0529
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Watersheds in Infant Mortality: The Role of Effective Water and Sewerage Infrastructure, 1880 to 1915

NBER Working Paper No. w21263
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Marcella Alsan and Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The New Lifecycle of Women's Employment: Disappearing Humps, Sagging Middles, Expanding Tops

NBER Working Paper No. w22913
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Dec 2016
Claudia Goldin and Joshua W Mitchell
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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Women Working Longer: Facts and Some Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w22607
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz
Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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How Japan and the Us Can Reduce the Stress of Aging

NBER Working Paper No. w22445
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2016
Claudia Goldin
Harvard University - Department of Economics
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