David H. Autor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

50 Memorial Drive

Room E52-371

Cambridge, MA 02142-1347

United States

http://web.mit.edu/dautor/www

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Faculty Research Associate

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 01-22
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jun 2001
David H. Autor, Frank S. Levy and Richard J. Murnane
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Harvard University - Graduate School of Education
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Citation 227

Abstract:

Technological Change, Inequality, Computerization, Labor Demand, Demand for Skill

The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration

NBER Working Paper No. w8337
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jun 2001
David H. Autor, Frank S. Levy and Richard J. Murnane
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Harvard University - Graduate School of Education
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Citation 227

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Outsourcing at Will: The Contribution of Unjust Dismissal Doctrine to the Growth of Employment Outsourcing

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-32
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 24 Sep 2001
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 56

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Temporary Help Employment, Contingent Work Arrangements, Employment Outsourcing, Wrongful Discharge Law, Employment Protection, Nonwage Labor Costs, Labor Unions, Contracts: Specific Human Capital

Outsourcing at Will: The Contribution of Unjust Dismissal Doctrine to the Growth of Employment Outsourcing

Journal of Labor Economics, January 2003
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Oct 2001
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 56

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Temporary Help Services, unjust dismissal exceptions, THS employment growth, unionization

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What Does Human Capital Do? A Review of Goldin and Katz’s The Race between Education and Technology

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2012
Daron Acemoglu and David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 616 (30,028)

Abstract:

Earnings, education, economic growth, ineq/uality, human capital, inequality, skills, skill-biased technological change, tasks, technology

The Rise in Disability Recipiency and the Decline in Unemployment

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-15, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2002-07
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 31 May 2001
David H. Autor and Mark Duggan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 115

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Disability, Social Security, Unemployment, Inequality, Low Skilled Workers

The Rise in Disability Recipiency and the Decline in Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w8336
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Jun 2001
David H. Autor and Mark Duggan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 115

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Why Do Temporary Help Firms Provide Free General Skills Training?

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 01-03
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2001
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 82

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Asymmetric, Private Information, Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials by Skill, Training, Occupation, etc. (Industry, Schooling, Experience, Tenure, Cohort, etc.)

Why Do Temporary Help Firms Provide Free General Skills Training?

NBER Working Paper No. w7637
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 May 2000
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 82

Abstract:

Why Do Temporary Help Firms Provide Free General Skills Training?

Forthcoming in Quarterly Journal of Economics
Posted: 10 May 2001
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Asymmetric, Private Information, Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials by Skill, Training, Occupation, etc. (Industry, Schooling, Experience, Tenure, Cohort, etc.)

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Citation 26

Wiring the Labor Market

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-25
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Oct 2000
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 26

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Internet,Technological Change, Job Search, Electronic Labor Market

Wiring the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w7959
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Oct 2000
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 26

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Wiring the Labor Market

Journal of Economic Perspectives
Posted: 03 Apr 2001
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

Abstract:

Internet,Technological Change, Job Search, Electronic Labor Market

7.
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Citation 55

The Costs of Wrongful-Discharge Laws

MIT Dept. of Econ. Working Paper No. 02-41; Stanford Law & Econ. Olin Working Paper No. 243; Stanford Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Nov 2002
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford Law School and Cornell Law School
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Citation 55

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Employment Protection, Wrongful Discharge, Unjust Dismissal, Employment at Will, Labor Law, Instrumental Variables

The Costs of Wrongful-Discharge Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w9425
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Jan 2003
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford Law School and Cornell Law School
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Citation 55

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Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Re-Assessing the Revisionists

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-21, Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2095
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2005
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Melissa S. Kearney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 165

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Wage structure, inequality, technological change, skills, labor market institutions, minimum wage

Trends in U.S. Wage Inequality: Re-Assessing the Revisionists

NBER Working Paper No. w11627
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Melissa S. Kearney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 165

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Inequality and Specialization: The Growth of Low-Skill Service Jobs in the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4290
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
David H. Autor and David Dorn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 30

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skill demand, job tasks, inequality, polarization, technological change, occupational choice

The Growth of Low Skill Service Jobs and the Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w15150
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
David H. Autor and David Dorn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 30

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Upstairs, Downstairs: Computers And Skills On Two Floors Of A Large Bank

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 00-23
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2001
David H. Autor, Frank S. Levy and Richard J. Murnane
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Harvard University - Graduate School of Education
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Citation 18

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Skill biased technological change, computers, banking

Upstairs, Downstairs: Computers And Skills On Two Floors Of A Large Bank

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 55, No. 3, April 2002
Posted: 30 Oct 2001
David H. Autor, Frank S. Levy and Richard J. Murnane
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Harvard University - Graduate School of Education

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Return of the Solow Paradox? It, Productivity, and Employment in U.S. Manufacturing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7906
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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employment, IT capital, productivity, Solow paradox

Return of the Solow Paradox? It, Productivity, and Employment in U.S. Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w19837
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Rising Wage Inequality: The Role of Composition and Prices

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-22, Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2096
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Sep 2005
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Melissa S. Kearney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 253 (96,507)
Citation 50

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Wage structure, residual inequality, technological change, labor market institutions, quantile regression

Rising Wage Inequality: The Role of Composition and Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w11628
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Nov 2005
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Melissa S. Kearney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 50

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The China Shock: Learning from Labor Market Adjustment to Large Changes in Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w21906
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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The China Shock: Learning from Labor Market Adjustment to Large Changes in Trade

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5825
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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trade flows, labor demand, earnings, job mobility, China

The China Shock: Learning from Labor Market Adjustment to Large Changes in Trade

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11054
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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China, International Trade, Labor Markets

The China Shock: Learning from Labor-Market Adjustment to Large Changes in Trade

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 205-240, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)

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Women, War and Wages: The Effect of Female Labor Supply on the Wage Structure at Mid-Century

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-22
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 10 Jun 2002
Daron Acemoglu, David H. Autor and David S. Lyle
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 49

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Labor supply and demand, wage level and structure, gender differentials, wage inequality, war

Women, War and Wages: The Effect of Female Labor Supply on the Wage Structure at Mid-Century

NBER Working Paper No. w9013
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Jun 2002
Daron Acemoglu, David H. Autor and David S. Lyle
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 49

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Women, War, and Wages: The Effect of Female Labor Supply on the Wage Structure at Mid-Century

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 112, pp. 497-551, June 2004
Posted: 03 May 2004
David H. Autor, Daron Acemoglu and David S. Lyle
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Do Employment Protections Reduce Productivity? Evidence from U.S. States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2571, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-07-04
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
David H. Autor, William R. Kerr and Adriana D. Kugler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and McCourt School of Public Policy
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Citation 26

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dismissal costs, employment fluctuations, entry and exit, labor productivity, TFP, entrepreneurship

Do Employment Protections Reduce Productivity? Evidence from U.S. States

NBER Working Paper No. w12860
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
David H. Autor, William R. Kerr and Adriana D. Kugler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and McCourt School of Public Policy
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Citation 26

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Grand Challenges in the Study of Employment and Technological Change

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
David H. Autor and Lawrence F. Katz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Growth in the Social Security Disability Rolls: A Fiscal Crisis Unfolding

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
David H. Autor and Mark Duggan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 29

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Disability, labor supply, social security, retirement, aging, health, screening

The Growth in the Social Security Disability Rolls: A Fiscal Crisis Unfolding

NBER Working Paper No. w12436
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
David H. Autor and Mark Duggan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 29

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18.
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Citation 6

Will Job Testing Harm Minority Workers?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 04-29
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Aug 2004
David H. Autor and David Scarborough
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Unicru, Inc.
Downloads 176 (138,142)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Job testing, Discrimination, Economics of minorities and races, Worker screening, Productivity, Personnel economics

Will Job Testing Harm Minority Workers?

NBER Working Paper No. w10763
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Sep 2004
David H. Autor and David Scarborough
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Unicru, Inc.
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Citation 6

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The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 May 2012
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 125 (184,626)
Citation 13

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Trade Flows, Import Competition, Local Labor Markets, China

The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7150
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 13

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trade flows, import competition, local labor markets, China

The China Syndrome: Local Labor Market Effects of Import Competition in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w18054
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 May 2012
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 13

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The 'Task Approach' to Labor Markets: An Overview

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-20
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2013
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Job tasks, wage inequality, skill demands, wage determination, technological change

The 'Task Approach' to Labor Markets: An Overview

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Job Tasks, Labor Demand, Occupational Change, Technological Change, Production Functions, Roy Model

Do Temporary-Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from 'Work First'

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-26, Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 05-124
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Citation 30

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Temporary-help, welfare to work, job placement, low-skill workers, causal effects

Do Temporary Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from 'Work First'

NBER Working Paper No. w11743
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2006
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Citation 31

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The Unsustainable Rise of the Disability Rolls in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jan 2012
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 129 (180,093)

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Disability, Labor Force Participation, Policy Analysis

The Unsustainable Rise of the Disability Rolls in the United States: Causes, Consequences, and Policy Options

NBER Working Paper No. w17697
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Dec 2011
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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23.
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Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-21
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson and Jae Song
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Citation 1

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Trade Flows, Labor Demand, Earnings, Job Mobility, Social Security Programs

Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5000
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
David H. Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson and Jae Song
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Citation 1

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trade flows, labor demand, earnings, job mobility, social security programs

Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w19226
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson and Jae Song
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Citation 1

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Trade Adjustment: Worker Level Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8514
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
David H. Autor, David Dorn, Gordon H. Hanson and Jae Song
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and U.S. Social Security Administration
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Citation 1

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trade flows, labor demand, earnings, job mobility, social security programs

Concentrating on the Fall of the Labor Share

NBER Working Paper No. w23108
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Concentrating on the Fall of the Labor Share

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6336
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Concentrating on the Fall of the Labor Share

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10539
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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labor share, sales concentration

Concentrating on the Fall of the Labor Share

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11810
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York and London School of Economics - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Labor Share, Sales Concentration

Import Competition and the Great U.S. Employment Sag of the 2000s

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5366
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Jun 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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trade flows, labor demand

Import Competition and the Great U.S. Employment Sag of the 2000s

NBER Working Paper No. w20395
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Import Competition and the Great U.S. Employment Sag of the 2000s

University of Zurich, UBS International Center of Economics in Society, Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Trade flows, labor demand

Import Competition and the Great U.S. Employment Sag of the 2000s

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9068
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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trade flows, labor demand

Import Competition and the Great U.S. Employment Sag of the 2000s

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10677
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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labor demand, trade flows

The Economics of Labor Market Intermediation: An Analytic Framework

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3705
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 96 (224,179)
Citation 5

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intermediation, unions, job search, internet, temporary-help, adverse selection, collective action

The Economics of Labor Market Intermediation: An Analytic Framework

NBER Working Paper No. w14348
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Sep 2008
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 5

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Citation 7

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way Out of Poverty?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 05-25
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Citation 7

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Temporary Help Employment, Contingent Work, Welfare, Work First, Earnings, Employment

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way Out of Poverty?

NBER Working Paper No. w11742
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jan 2006
David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Citation 7

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Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge Massachusetts

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-14
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 May 2012
David H. Autor, Christopher Palmer and Parag A. Pathak
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Urban Economics, Residential Externalities, Rent Control, Price Regulations

Housing Market Spillovers: Evidence from the End of Rent Control in Cambridge Massachusetts

NBER Working Paper No. w18125
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Jun 2012
David H. Autor, Christopher Palmer and Parag A. Pathak
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California at Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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Skills, Tasks and Technologies: Implications for Employment and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w16082
Number of pages: 154 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Daron Acemoglu and David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 37

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Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2011-258
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Apr 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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delay in decision, earnings, disability

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1070
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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Citation 1

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Disability, Labor Force Participation, Transfer Programs, Social Security

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8788
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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Citation 1

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disability, labor force participation, transfer programs, social security

Does Delay Cause Decay? The Effect of Administrative Decision Time on the Labor Force Participation and Earnings of Disability Applicants

NBER Working Paper No. w20840
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and Social Security Administration
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This Job is 'Getting Old': Measuring Changes in Job Opportunities Using Occupational Age Structure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3970
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
David H. Autor and David Dorn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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job polarization, occupational structure, age structure, local labor markets, technical change

This Job is 'Getting Old:' Measuring Changes in Job Opportunities Using Occupational Age Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w14652
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
David H. Autor and David Dorn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 6

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32.

What Does Human Capital Do? A Review of Goldin and Katz's the Race between Education and Technology

NBER Working Paper No. w17820
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Daron Acemoglu and David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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33.

The Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w11986
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Melissa S. Kearney
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Citation 89

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The Contribution of the Minimum Wage to U.S. Wage Inequality Over Three Decades: A Reassessment

FEDS Working Paper No. 2010-60
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
David H. Autor, Alan Manning and Christopher L. Smith
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Minimum wage, wage inequality, wage distribution

The Contribution of the Minimum Wage to U.S. Wage Inequality Over Three Decades: A Reassessment

NBER Working Paper No. w16533
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
David H. Autor, Christopher L. Smith and Alan Manning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Division of Research and Statistics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
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Citation 3

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35.

Computing Inequality: Have Computers Changed the Labor Market?

NBER Working Paper No. w5956
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 May 2006
David H. Autor, Lawrence F. Katz and Alan B. Krueger
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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Citation 278

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36.

Upstairs, Downstairs: Computer-Skill Complementarity and Computer-Labor Substitution on Two Floors of a Large Bank

NBER Working Paper No. w7890
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
David H. Autor, Frank S. Levy and Richard J. Murnane
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Urban Studies & Planning and Harvard University - Graduate School of Education
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Citation 12

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37.

Outsourcing at Will: Unjust Dismissal Doctrine and the Growth of Temporary Help Employment

NBER Working Paper No. w7557
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 May 2000
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 29

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38.

Putting Tasks to the Test: Human Capital, Job Tasks and Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w15116
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
David H. Autor and Michael Handel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northeastern University--Department of Sociology
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Citation 8

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Untangling Trade and Technology: Evidence from Local Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7329
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 3

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technological change, trade flows, import competition, skill demand, job tasks, local labor markets

Untangling Trade and Technology: Evidence from Local Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w18938
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Citation 3

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The "Task Approach" to Labor Markets: An Overview

NBER Working Paper No. w18711
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2013
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The 'Task Approach' to Labor Markets: An Overview

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7178
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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skill demands, technological change, job tasks, Roy model, human capital, occupational choice

When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Men

NBER Working Paper No. w23173
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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When Work Disappears: Manufacturing Decline and the Falling Marriage-Market Value of Men

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11878
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 02 Mar 2017
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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Fertility, Household Structure, import competition, Local Labor Markets, Marriage Market, Single-Parent Families, Trade Flows

The Geography of Trade and Technology Shocks in the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7326
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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trade, technology, geography, local labor markets

The Geography of Trade and Technology Shocks in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w18940
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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43.

The Growth of Low Skill Service Jobs and the Polarization of the U.S. Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7068
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
David H. Autor and David Dorn
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Citation 9

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skill demand, job tasks, inequality, polarization, technological change, occupational choice, service occupations

Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents

NBER Working Paper No. w22879
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit and Harvard Business School
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Foreign Competition and Domestic Innovation: Evidence from U.S. Patents

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11664
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS), Harvard Business School and Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit
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China, firms, import competition, innovation, patents, Trade

45.

Leveling Up: Early Results from a Randomized Evaluation of Post-Secondary Aid

NBER Working Paper No. w20800
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5925
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Jun 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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gender gap, family structure, education and inequality, early skills development

Family Disadvantage and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w22267
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 May 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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47.

Polanyi's Paradox and the Shape of Employment Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w20485
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
David H. Autor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure

NBER Working Paper No. w22637
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Importing Political Polarization? The Electoral Consequences of Rising Trade Exposure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11511
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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49.

Does Employment Protection Reduce Productivity? Evidence from US States

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 521, pp. 189-217, June 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
David H. Autor, William R. Kerr and Adriana D. Kugler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and McCourt School of Public Policy
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Citation 39
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50.

The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w17972
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Apr 2012
David H. Autor, Susan N. Houseman and Sari Pekkala Kerr
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Wellesley College (WCW)
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51.

Moral Hazard and Claims Deterrence in Private Disability Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w18172
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2012
David H. Autor, Mark Duggan and Jonathan Gruber
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Citation 1

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52.

The Impact of Disability Benefits on Labor Supply: Evidence from the Va's Disability Compensation Program

NBER Working Paper No. w21144
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 May 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, U.S. Military Academy and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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53.

Evaluating Post-Secondary Aid: Enrollment, Persistence, and Projected Completion Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w23015
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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54.

School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w21908
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Northwestern University, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management
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55.

Untangling Trade and Technology: Evidence from Local Labour Markets

The Economic Journal, Vol. 125, Issue 584, pp. 621-646, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 May 2015
David H. Autor, David Dorn and Gordon H. Hanson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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56.

Does Employment Protection Reduce Productivity? Evidence from U.S. States

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 521, pp. 189-217, 2007
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2009
David H. Autor, William R. Kerr and Adriana D. Kugler
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit and McCourt School of Public Policy

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dismissal costs, employment fluctuations, entry and exit, labor productivity, TFP, entrepreneurship

57.

The Rise in the Disability Rolls and the Decline in Unemployment

Quarterly Journal of Economics, February 2003
Posted: 21 May 2002
David H. Autor and Mark Duggan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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disability, social security, unemployment, inequality, low skilled workers