Robert A. Hart

University of Stirling - Department of Economics

Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA

United Kingdom

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

Did British Women Achieve Long-Term Economic Benefits from Working in Essential WWII Industries?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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WWII female employment, essential war industries, long-term real wages, regression discontinuity design

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Paid and Unpaid Overtime Working in Germany and the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Sep 2000
University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University of Hannover and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Wages, Productivity, and Work Intensity in the Great Depression

IZA Discussion Paper No. 543
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Aug 2002
Julia Darby and Robert A. Hart
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow - Strathclyde Business School - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Wages, Productivity, Work Intensity, Great Depression

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Overtime Working in an Unregulated Labour Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 May 2000
Robert A. Hart and David N.F. Bell
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Real Wages and the Cycle: The View from the Frequency Domain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 325; Univ. of Glasgow, Discussion Paper No. 2001-2
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 May 2001
Robert A. Hart, Jim Malley and Ulrich Woitek
University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University of Glasgow - Department of Economics and University of Zurich
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Real Wages, Frequency Domain, Univariate Measure, Multivariate Measures, Phase Shift, Business Cycle

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Women Doing Men's Work and Women Doing Women's Work: Female Work and Pay in British Wartime Engineering

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jun 2005
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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World War II, women engineers, pay and hours, female-male wage differentials

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Wages, Hours and Human Capital Over the Life Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 139
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jun 2000
Robert A. Hart and Yue Ma
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Lifetime wage-hours contracts, asymmetric information, estimated wage- and hour-tenure profiles

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Why Do Firms Pay an Overtime Premium?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 163
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Robert A. Hart and Yue Ma
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Overtime premium, human capital, asymmetric information, mandatory overtime rules

Worker-Job Matches, Job Mobility, and Real Wage Cyclicality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 881
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Oct 2003
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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real wage cyclicality, job stayers, job movers

Worker-Job Matches, Job Mobility and Real Wage Cyclicality

Economica, Vol. 73, No. 290, pp. 287-298, May 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 May 2006
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Tenure-Based Wage Setting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 47
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Mar 2000
Robert A. Hart and Felix Ritchie
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and Government of the United Kingdom - Office for National Statistics
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On the Cyclicality and Stability of Real Earnings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 45
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 May 2000
Robert A. Hart and Jim Malley
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Glasgow - Department of Economics
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Overtime Working and Contract Efficiency

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Robert A. Hart and Yue Ma
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Paid overtime, wage-hours contract, plant and machine operatives

Overtime Working and Contract Efficiency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7560
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2013
Robert A. Hart and Yue Ma
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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paid overtime, wage-hours contract, plant and machine operatives

Overtime Working and Contract Efficiency

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 May 2013 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2013
Robert A. Hart and Yue Ma
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance
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Paid overtime, wage-hours contract, plant and machine operatives

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Hours and Wages in the Depression: British Engineering, 1926-1938

IZA Discussion Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Jul 2000
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Piece Work Pay and Hourly Pay Over the Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2210
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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piece work pay, hourly pay, business cycle

Forced to Be Rich? Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Britain

IZA Working Paper No. 3305
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2008
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
University College Dublin - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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compulsory schooling, return to education

Forced to Be Rich? Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Britain

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6679
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
University College Dublin - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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compulsory schooling, return to education

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General Human Capital and Employment Adjustment in the Great Depression: Apprentices and Journeymen in UK Engineering

IZA Discussion Paper No. 799
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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General Human Capital, British Engineering, Great Depression, Employment Adjustments

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How Important is Guaranteed or Institutionalised Overtime?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 766
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 May 2003
David N.F. Bell and Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Overtime Hours, Individual Effects, GMM Estimation

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Piecework Versus Timework in British Wartime Engineering

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1593
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2005
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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piecework, timework, British engineering, World War II

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Real Wage Cyclicality of Job Stayers, Within-Company Job Movers, and Between-Company Job Movers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1651
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jul 2005
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
University College Dublin - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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wage cyclicality, job stayers, internal job movers, external job movers

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Real Wages, Working Time and the Great Depression

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Robert A. Hart and Elizabeth Roberts
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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real wage cyclicality, working time, piecework, timework, the Great Depression

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Wage-Hours Contracts, Overtime Working and Premium Pay

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3797
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Robert A. Hart and Yui Ma
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Lingnan (University) College
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wage-hours contracts, overtime, premium pay, specific human capital, asymmetric information

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The Spot Market Matters: Evidence on Implicit Contracts from Britain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1497
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Feb 2005
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
University College Dublin - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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spot market wages, implicit contracts, unemployment, wage sequences

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Real Wages, Working Time, and the Great Depression: What Does Micro Evidence Tell Us?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4977
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
Robert A. Hart and Elizabeth Roberts
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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timework, piecework, working time, real wage cyclicality, the Great Depression

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Workers Made Idle by Company Strikes and the 'British Disease'

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4248
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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strikes, workers made idle, pay disputes, non-pay disputes

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Above and Beyond the Call: Long-Term Real Earnings Effects of British Male Military Conscription During WWII and the Post-War Years

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4118
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Apr 2009
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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National Service, WWII conscription, long-term real earnings, regression discontinuity design

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Retire Later or Work Harder?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4720
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
David N.F. Bell and Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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older workers, statutory retirement age, hours of work

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Real Wage Cyclicality of Female Stayers and Movers in Part-Time and Full-Time Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2364
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 24 Oct 2006
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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wage cycles, females, part-time jobs, full-time jobs, stayers, movers

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Job Re-Grading, Real Wages, and the Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5912
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Aug 2011
Robert A. Hart and Elizabeth Roberts
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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real wage cyclicality, spot wages, job moves, job re-grading

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A Good Time to Stay Out? Strikes and the Business Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3614
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Aug 2008
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
University College Dublin - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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incidence, duration, cyclicality, strikes, outcome

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Overtime Working, the Phillips Curve and the Wage Curve: British Engineering, 1926-66

Manchester School, Vol. 71, pp. 97-112, March 2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Sep 2003
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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The Spot Market Matters: Evidence on Implicit Contracts from Britain

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 54, Issue 5, pp. 661-683, November 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Nov 2007
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Job Spells, Employer Spells, and Wage Returns to Tenure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7384
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 May 2013
Paul J. Devereux, Robert A. Hart and Elizabeth Roberts
University College Dublin - Department of Economics, University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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job spells, employer spells, wage-tenure profiles

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Who Gained from the Introduction of Free Universal Secondary Education in England and Wales?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9827
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Apr 2016
Robert A. Hart, Mirko Moro and Elizabeth Roberts
University of Stirling - Department of Economics, University College Dublin and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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family background, free secondary education, 1944 Education Act, school qualifications

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Above and Beyond the Call: Long-Term Real Earnings Effects of British Male Military Conscription in the Post-War Years

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5563
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Mar 2011
Julien Grenet, Robert A. Hart and Elizabeth Roberts
Paris School of Economics (PSE), University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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WWII conscription, long-term real earnings, regression discontinuity design, National Service

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Date of Birth and Selective Schooling

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10949
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Robert A. Hart and Mirko Moro
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University College Dublin
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1944 Education Act, date of birth, selective schooling, class streaming

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A Good Time to Stay Out? Strikes and the Business Cycle

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 49, pp. s70-s92, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 May 2011
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Forced to Be Rich? Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Britain

Economic Journal, Vol. 120, No. 549, pp. 1345-1364, December 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Paul J. Devereux and Robert A. Hart
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Labor Productivity During the Great Depression in UK Manufacturing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12379
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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labor productivity, Great Depression, diminishing returns to hours

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Wages, Hours, and Overtime Premia: Evidence from the British Labor Market

Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, April 2003
Posted: 23 Jul 2003
David N.F. Bell and Robert A. Hart
University of Stirling - Department of Economics and University of Stirling - Department of Economics

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