William T. Dickens

Northeastern University - Department of Economics

Chairman and University Distinguished Professor

301 Lake Hall

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Visiting Scholar

600 Atlantic Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

United States

Brookings Institution

Senior Fellow

1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW

Economic Studies

Washington, DC 20036-2188

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

ECB Working Paper No. 697, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2487, FRB of New York Staff Report No. 275
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Girona, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Wage setting, Wage change distributions, Downward nominal wage rigidity, Downward real wage rigidity

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

National Bank of Belgium Working Paper No. 96
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Girona, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank (ECB)
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Wage setting, Wage change distributions, Downward nominal wage rigidity, Downward real wage rigidity

How Wages Change: Micro Evidence from the International Wage Flexibility Project

FRB of Cleveland Working Paper No. 06-20
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Lausanne, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, University of Oslo - Department of Economics, University of Girona, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank (ECB)
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wage setting, wage change distributions, downward nominal wage rigidity, downward real wage rigidity

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Labor Market Segmentation Theory: Reconsidering the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4087
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
William T. Dickens and Kevin Lang
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (239,668)
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Interindustry Wage Differences and Industry Characteristics

NBER Working Paper No. w2014
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 May 2004 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2010
William T. Dickens and Lawrence F. Katz
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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A Test of Dual Labor Market Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w1314
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens and Kevin Lang
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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What Can We Learn by Disaggregating the Unemployment-Vacancy Relationship?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Brief No. 12-3
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Jun 2013
Rand Ghayad and William T. Dickens
Northeastern University and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Are Efficiency Wages Efficient?

NBER Working Paper No. w1935
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2000
William T. Dickens, Lawrence F. Katz and Kevin Lang
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Inter-Industry Wage Differences and Theories of Wage Determination

NBER Working Paper No. w2271
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
William T. Dickens and Lawrence F. Katz
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Crime and Punishment Again: the Economic Approach with a Psychological Twist

NBER Working Paper No. w1884
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens
Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Accounting for the Decline in Union Membership

NBER Working Paper No. w1275
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2004 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2010
William T. Dickens and Jonathan S. Leonard
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Finance Group
Downloads 40 (414,919)
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Neoclassical and Sociological Perspectives on Segmented Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w2127
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Mar 2007
Kevin Lang and William T. Dickens
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Labor Market Segmentation, Wage Dispersion and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w4073
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Kevin Lang and William T. Dickens
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Employee Crime, Monitoring, and the Efficiency Wage Hypothesis

NBER Working Paper No. w2356
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2010
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Wages, Employment and the Threat of Collective Action by Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w1856
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
William T. Dickens
Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Bargaining Unit, Union, Industry, and Locational Correlates of Union Support in Certification and Decertification

NBER Working Paper No. w1671
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
William T. Dickens, Douglas R. Wholey and James Robinson
Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Public Health and University of California, Berkeley - School of Public Health
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Error Components in Grouped Data: Why it's Never Worth Weighting

NBER Working Paper No. t0043
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens
Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Are Asset Demand Functions Determined by CAPM?

NBER Working Paper No. w1113
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2001 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Jeffrey A. Frankel and William T. Dickens
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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A Goodness of Fit Test of Dual Labor Market Theory

NBER Working Paper No. w2350
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
William T. Dickens and Kevin Lang
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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An Analysis of the Nature of Unemployment in Sri Lanka

NBER Working Paper No. w3777
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
Kevin Lang and William T. Dickens
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Testing Dual Labor Market Theory: a Reconsideration of the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w1670
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2010
William T. Dickens and Kevin Lang
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Labor Market Segmentation and the Union Wage Premium

NBER Working Paper No. w1883
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens and Kevin Lang
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Does it Matter What We Trade? Trade and Industrial Policies When Labor Markets Don't Clear

NBER Working Paper No. w3285
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
William T. Dickens
Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Consistent Estimation Using Data from More than One Sample

NBER Working Paper No. t0033
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens and Brian A. Ross
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Do Labor Rents Justify Strategic Trade and Industrial Policy?

NBER Working Paper No. w5137
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens
Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Assuming the Can Opener: Hedonic Wage Estimates and the Value of Life

NBER Working Paper No. w3446
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Dec 2006
William T. Dickens
Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Structural Changes in Unionization: 1973-1981

NBER Working Paper No. w1882
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
William T. Dickens and Jonathan S. Leonard
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Finance Group
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Rethinking Microloan Defaults

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Matthew Jordan, William T. Dickens, Oliver Hauser and David G. Rand
Yale University, Northeastern University - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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microcredit, behavioral economics, inequity aversion, experimental game theory, group decision-making

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The Impact of the Runaway Office on Union Certification Elections in Clerical Units

NBER Working Paper No. w1693
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
Beatrice J. Freiberg and William T. Dickens
Independent and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Bilateral Search as an Explanation for Labor Market Segmentation and Other Anomalies

NBER Working Paper No. w4461
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Kevin Lang and William T. Dickens
Boston University - Department of Economics and Northeastern University - Department of Economics
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Hours Restrictions and Labor Supply

NBER Working Paper No. w1638
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
William T. Dickens and Shelly J. Lundberg
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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The Heritability of Cognitive Ability Across the Lifespan: A Meta-Analysis of Twins Studies

Posted: 25 Oct 2015
William T. Dickens and John Protzko
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Intelligence, Behavior Genetics, Meta-Analysis

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Racial Test Score Differences as Evidence of Reverse Discrimination: Less than Meets the Eye

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 38, 1999
Posted: 08 Feb 2000
William T. Dickens and Thomas J. Kane
Northeastern University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research

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