Simon Jäger

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Assistant Professor, effective Fall 2017

77 Massachusetts Avenue

50 Memorial Drive

Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

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CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

briq- Institute on Behavior & Inequality

Schaumburg-Lippe-Straße 5-9

Bonn, 53113

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (17)

How Substitutable Are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 05 Mar 2017
Simon Jäger
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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How Substitutable are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths

CESifo Working Paper No. 10126
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 14 Dec 2022
Simon Jäger and Joerg Heining
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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How Substitutable are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15717
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 19 Nov 2022
Simon Jäger and Jörg Heining
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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hiring costs, human capital specificity, labor market thickness

How Substitutable are Workers? Evidence from Worker Deaths

NBER Working Paper No. w30629
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Simon Jäger and Joerg Heining
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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Complex Tax Incentives - An Experimental Investigation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4231
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 May 2013
Johannes Abeler and Simon Jäger
University of Oxford and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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complexity, taxation, attention, salience, laboratory experiment

Learning About Job Search: A Field Experiment with Job Seekers in Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5355
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Jun 2015
University of Copenhagen, University of Bonn - Economic Science Area, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Bonn
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job search, information provision, unemployment, field experiment

Learning About Job Search: A Field Experiment with Job Seekers in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9040
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
University of Copenhagen, University of Bonn - Economic Science Area, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Bonn
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job search, information provision, field experiment, unemployment

Learning About Job Search: A Field Experiment with Job Seekers in Germany

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10621
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 May 2015
University of Copenhagen, University of Bonn - Economic Science Area, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Bonn
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Field Experiment, Job Search, Unemployment

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A Permutation Test and Estimation Alternatives for the Regression Kink Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8282
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Peter Ganong and Simon Jäger
University of Chicago and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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cubic splines, randomization inference, placebo test

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Worker Beliefs About Outside Options

CESifo Working Paper No. 9508
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 18 Jan 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Cologne, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Worker Beliefs About Outside Options

NBER Working Paper No. w29623
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 03 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Warwick, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Economics, Students, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Worker Beliefs About Outside Options

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14963
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 19 May 2022 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Warwick, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Economics, Students, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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wages, beliefs, bias, monopsony, GSOEP, IAB

Worker Beliefs About Outside Options

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16887
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Warwick, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Economics, Students, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley
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Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13665
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Sep 2020
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - German Socio Economic Panel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - ifo Center for the Economics of Education
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distribution, economic growth, economic development

Long-Term Effects of Equal Sharing: Evidence from Inheritance Rules for Land

CESifo Working Paper No. 10936
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 13 Feb 2024
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - German Socio Economic Panel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and LV1871 Insurance
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Voice at Work

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14163
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Jarkko Harju, Simon Jäger and Benjamin Schoefer
Government of the Republic of Finland - VATT Institute for Economic Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 314, 2018
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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efficient separations, unemployment insurance, job surplus, wage bargaining, complier analysis

Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12127
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 09 May 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and University of Zurich
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complier analysis, wage bargaining, efficient separations, unemployment insurance, job surplus

Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations

NBER Working Paper No. w25492
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 08 May 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Marginal Jobs and Job Surplus: A Test of the Efficiency of Separations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13473
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 28 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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complier analysis, Efficient separations, job surplus, Unemployment insurance, wage bargaining

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Wages and the Value of Nonemployment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11996
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 17 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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nonemployment, bargaining, wages, unemployment benefits

Wages and the Value of Nonemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w25230
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 05 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Wages and the Value of Nonemployment

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 313, 2018
Number of pages: 115 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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wages, bargaining, unemployment benefits, nonemployment

Wages and the Value of Nonemployment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13293
Number of pages: 118 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Bargaining, nonemployment, Unemployment Benefits, wages

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Labor in the Boardroom

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12799
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 04 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Simon Jäger, Benjamin Schoefer and Jörg Heining
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB)
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industrial relations, corporate governance, codetermination, investment

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What Does Codetermination Do?

CESifo Working Paper No. 9156
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 01 Jul 2021
Simon Jäger, Shakked Noy and Benjamin Schoefer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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What Does Codetermination Do?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14465
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 19 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Simon Jäger, Shakked Noy and Benjamin Schoefer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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worker representation, codetermination, unions

What Does Codetermination Do?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16261
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Simon Jäger, Shakked Noy and Benjamin Schoefer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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The Equilibrium and Spillover Effects of Early Retirement

Number of pages: 100 Posted: 09 Feb 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of California, Berkeley and University of Zurich
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Paying Outsourced Labor: Direct Evidence from Linked Temp Agency-Worker-Client Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13076
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2022
University of Texas at Austin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Independent and University of California, Berkeley
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temp agencies, non-standard work arrangements, outsourcing, rent sharing

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Complex Tax Incentives: An Experimental Investigation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7373
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2022
Johannes Abeler and Simon Jäger
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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complexity, taxation, attention, salience, laboratory experiment

The German Model of Industrial Relations: Balancing Flexibility and Collective Action

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15500
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2022
Simon Jäger, Shakked Noy and Benjamin Schoefer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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Germany, codetermination, industrial relations, bargaining, unions

The German Model of Industrial Relations: Balancing Flexibility and Collective Action

NBER Working Paper No. w30377
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Aug 2022 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Simon Jäger, Shakked Noy and Benjamin Schoefer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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Codetermination and Power in the Workplace

Jäger, S., Noy, S., & Schoefer, B. (2022). Codetermination and Power in the Workplace. Journal of Law and Political Economy, 3(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.5070/LP63159039 Retrieved from https://escholarship.org/uc/item/93d7g9d0
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2024
Simon Jäger, Shakked Noy and Benjamin Schoefer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California, Berkeley
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board-level codetermination, shop-floor codetermination, firm governance, works councils, unequal power

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Labor Market Tightness and Union Activity

NBER Working Paper No. w31988
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 26 Dec 2023
Chantal Pezold, Simon Jäger and Patrick Nuess
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of Kiel
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