Douglas A. Webber

Temple University - Department of Economics

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Are College Costs Worth it? How Individual Ability, Major Choice, and Debt Affect Optimal Schooling Decisions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8767
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 700 (70,466)
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student loans, returns to college, major choice

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The Returns to College Persistence for Marginal Students: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from University Dismissal Policies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9799
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Ben Ost, Weixiang Pan and Douglas A. Webber
University of Illinois at Chicago, Georgia State University and Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 251 (228,434)
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academic probation, returns to college, regression discontinuity

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Firm Market Power and the Earnings Distribution

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 11-41
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Dec 2011
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 140 (384,778)
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Firm Market Power and the Earnings Distribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7342
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
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monopsony

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Modern Income-Share Agreements in Postsecondary Education: Features, Theory, Applications

FRB of Philadelphia Payment Cards Center Discussion Paper No. 19-6
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Dubravka Ritter and Douglas A. Webber
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Temple University - Department of Economics
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income-share agreements, ISA, student loans, student debt, student loan repayment, higher education, income-driven repayment, IDR, income-based repayment, IBR, income- contingent loans, income-contingent repayment, ICR

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Firm-Level Monopsony and the Gender Pay Gap

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7343
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2013
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 104 (480,300)
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monopsony, discrimination

High School Experiences, the Gender Wage Gap, and the Selection of Occupation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9277
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Michael R. Strain and Douglas A. Webber
American Enterprise Institute and Temple University - Department of Economics
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gender wage gap, noncognitive skills, occupational choice

High School Experiences, the Gender Wage Gap, and the Selection of Occupation

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 May 2017
Michael R. Strain and Douglas A. Webber
American Enterprise Institute and Temple University - Department of Economics
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Gender Wage Gap, Noncognitive Skills, Occupational Choice

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Risk-Sharing and Student Loan Policy: Consequences for Students and Institutions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8871
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
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student loans, higher education, default rates

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Employment Adjustment Over the Business Cycle: The Impact of Competition in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11887
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
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monopsony, Great Recession, adjustment costs

Institution, Major, and Firm-Specific Premia: Evidence from Administrative Data

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 19-24
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Ben Ost, Weixiang Pan and Douglas A. Webber
University of Illinois at Chicago, Georgia State University and Temple University - Department of Economics
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college quality, returns to major, firm-specific premium

Losing Insurance and Behavioral Health Hospitalizations: Evidence from a Large-Scale Medicaid Disenrollment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12463
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Catherine Maclean, D. Tello-Trillo and Douglas A. Webber
Temple University, University of Virginia and Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 55 (703,529)
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healthcare, community hospitalizations, insurance, mental illness, substance use disorders, data quality

Losing Insurance and Psychiatric Hospitalizations

NBER Working Paper No. w25936
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2023
Catherine Maclean, D. Tello-Trillo and Douglas A. Webber
Temple University, University of Virginia and Temple University - Department of Economics
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Do Expenditures Other than Instructional Expenditures Affect Graduation and Persistence Rates in American Higher Education?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4345
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Douglas A. Webber and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Temple University - Department of Economics and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 72 (601,978)
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higher education, productivity, graduation rates

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The Impact of Mass Layoffs on the Educational Investments of Working College Students

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10078
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Ben Ost, Weixiang Pan and Douglas A. Webber
University of Illinois at Chicago, Georgia State University and Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (611,277)
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layoff, educational investment, working students

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Do Expenditures Other than Instructional Expenditures Affect Graduation and Persistence Rates in American Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w15216
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2023
Douglas A. Webber and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Temple University - Department of Economics and ILR-Cornell University
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The Implicit Costs of Motherhood Over the Lifecycle: Cross-Cohort Evidence from Administrative Longitudinal Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10558
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2023
Christian Neumeier, Todd Sorensen and Douglas A. Webber
University of Konstanz, University of Arizona - Department of Economics and Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 50 (719,707)
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gender pay gap, opportunity cost of children, family gap

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Health Insurance Benefit Mandates and the Firm-Size Distribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9292
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
James B. Bailey and Douglas A. Webber
Providence College Department of Economics and Temple University - Department of Economics
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health insurance, benefit mandates, self-insurance, interest groups, employment, firm size

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The Political Roots of Health Insurance Benefit Mandates

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Douglas A. Webber
Temple University - Department of Economics
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The Roles of Assimilation and Ethnic Enclave Residence in Immigrant Smoking

NBER Working Paper No. w19753
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2023
University of Pennsylvania, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Temple University - Department of Economics and Yale University - School of Public Health
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Government Regulation and Lifecycle Wages: Evidence from Continuing Coverage Mandates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12464
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jul 2019
Catherine Maclean and Douglas A. Webber
Temple University and Temple University - Department of Economics
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regulation, job lock, continuing coverage, wage determination, persistence

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The Lingering Fiscal Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Higher Education

FRB of Philadelphia Payment Cards Center Discussion Paper No. DP21-1
Posted: 26 May 2021
Robert Kelchen, Dubravka Ritter and Douglas A. Webber
Seton Hall University, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and Temple University - Department of Economics

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