Gary Solon

University of Arizona

Professor of Economics

Department of Economics

Eller College of Management

Tucson, AZ 85719

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (30)

Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2665
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Apr 2007
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and University of Arizona
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intergenerational mobility, nature and nurture, education, family structure

Nature and Nurture in the Intergenerational Transmission of Socioeconomic Status: Evidence from Swedish Children and Their Biological and Rearing Parents

NBER Working Paper No. w12985
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Stockholm University, Stockholm University and University of Arizona
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Earnings Dynamics and Inequality Among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records

Statistics Canada Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jul 1999
Michael Baker and Gary Solon
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Earnings Dynamics and Inequality Among Canadian Men, 1976-1992: Evidence from Longitudinal Income Tax Records

NBER Working Paper No. w7370
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Michael Baker and Gary Solon
University of Toronto - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w12007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Chul-In Lee and Gary Solon
Konkuk University - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Measuring the Cyclicality of Real Wages: How Important is Composition Bias

NBER Working Paper No. w4202
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2010
University of Arizona, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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What Do We Know so Far About Multigenerational Mobility?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10623
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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multigenerational mobility

What Do We Know so Far About Multigenerational Mobility?

NBER Working Paper No. w21053
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2015
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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What Do We Know so Far About Multigenerational Mobility?

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 612, pp. F340-F352, 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Jul 2018
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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Double Trouble: On the Value of Twins-Based Estimation of the Return to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w6721
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
John Bound and Gary Solon
University of Michigan and University of Arizona
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Measuring What Employers Really Do About Entry Wages Over the Business Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4757
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Feb 2010
Queen Mary University of London, University of Arizona and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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real wage cyclicality, entry wages, matched employer-employee data

Measuring What Employers Really Do About Entry Wages Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w15767
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
Queen Mary University of London, University of Arizona and University of Edinburgh - Economics
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Two-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimators

NBER Working Paper No. t0311
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Atsushi Inoue and Gary Solon
Southern Methodist University and University of Arizona
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What are We Weighting for?

NBER Working Paper No. w18859
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
University of Arizona, Michigan State University - Department of Economics and Michigan State University - Department of Economics
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The Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w12853
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Michael Elsby, Ryan Michaels and Gary Solon
School of Economics, University of Edinburgh, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Pay Differences between Women's and Men's Jobs: the Empirical Foundations of Comparable Worth Legislation

NBER Working Paper No. w1472
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
George Johnson and Gary Solon
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Trends in Men's Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?

NBER Working Paper No. w14075
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2008
Donggyun Shin and Gary Solon
Hanyang University - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Life-Cycle Variation in the Association between Current and Lifetime Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w11943
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2010
Steven J. Haider and Gary Solon
Michigan State University - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Estimating Autocorrelations in Fixed-Effects Models

NBER Working Paper No. t0032
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2010
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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New Evidence on Real Wage Cyclicality within Employer-Employee Matches

NBER Working Paper No. w12262
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2010
Donggyun Shin and Gary Solon
Hanyang University - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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New Evidence on Real Wage Cyclicality Within Employer-employee Matches

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 54, Issue 5, pp. 648-660, November 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Donggyun Shin and Gary Solon
Hanyang University - Department of Economics and University of Arizona
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Real Wages Over the Business Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w2888
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Robert Barsky and Gary Solon
Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Arizona
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Wage Bargaining, Labor Turnover, and the Business Cycle: a Model with Asymmetric Information

NBER Working Paper No. w1359
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Motty Perry and Gary Solon
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Center for the Study of Rationality and University of Arizona
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Theoretical Models of Inequality Transmission Across Multiple Generations

NBER Working Paper No. w18790
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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A Portmanteau Test for Serially Correlated Errors in Fixed Effects Models

NBER Working Paper No. t0310
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Jul 2005
Atsushi Inoue and Gary Solon
Southern Methodist University and University of Arizona
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The Effect of Family Background on Economic Status: a Longitudinal Analysis of Sibling Correlations

NBER Working Paper No. w2282
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
University of Arizona, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Independent
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Work Incentive Effects of Taxing Unemployment Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w1260
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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Sibling and Intergenerational Correlations in Welfare Program Participation

NBER Working Paper No. w2334
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Aug 2004
University of Arizona, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and Independent
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Effects of Family and Community Background on Men's Economic Status

NBER Working Paper No. w2896
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Independent and University of Arizona
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Bias in Longitudinal Estimation of Wage Gaps

NBER Working Paper No. t0058
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Gary Solon
University of Arizona
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Wage Adjustment in the Great Recession

NBER Working Paper No. w19478
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Michael Elsby, Donggyun Shin and Gary Solon
School of Economics, University of Edinburgh, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Arizona
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The Fragility of Estimated Effects of Unilateral Divorce Laws on Divorce Rates

NBER Working Paper No. w16773
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Jin Young Lee and Gary Solon
Korea Economic Research Institute and University of Arizona
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How Prevalent is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? Evidence from Payroll Records in Washington State

NBER Working Paper No. w25470
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jan 2019
Ekaterina jardim, Gary Solon and Jacob Vigdor
Amazon.com, University of Arizona and University of Washington
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How Prevalent is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? Evidence from Payroll Records in Washington State

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12124
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 May 2019
Ekaterina jardim, Gary Solon and Jacob Vigdor
Amazon.com, University of Arizona and University of Washington
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nominal wage rigidity, payroll records

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How Prevalent is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? International Evidence from Payroll Records and Pay Slips

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12125
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 May 2019
Michael Elsby and Gary Solon
University of Edinburgh and University of Arizona
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nominal wage rigidity, payroll records

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How Prevalent is Downward Rigidity in Nominal Wages? International Evidence from Payroll Records and Pay Slips

NBER Working Paper No. w25393
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Michael Elsby and Gary Solon
School of Economics, University of Edinburgh and University of Arizona
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New Directions in Measuring Intergenerational Mobility

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12959
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
University of Edinburgh, University of Southampton - School of Social Science - Economics Division and University of Arizona
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