Katharine G. Abraham

University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics

College Park, MD 20742

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Statistics Under the Spotlight: Improving the Consumer Price Index

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Mar 1997
University of Kansas - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, The Brookings Institute, Federal Reserve Board - Division of Research and Statistics and University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
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Work and Retirement Plans Among Older Americans

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 04-105
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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retirement, social security, older, workers, Houseman, Abraham

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Explaining the Decline in the U.S. Employment-to-Population Ratio: A Review of the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w24333
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Katharine G. Abraham and Melissa S. Kearney
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Changes in Unemployment Duration and Labor Force Attachment

NBER Working Paper No. w8513
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 29 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2010
Katharine G. Abraham and Robert Shimer
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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The Consequences of Long Term Unemployment: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-16-40
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Katharine G. Abraham, Kristin Sandusky, John Haltiwanger and James Spletzer
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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The Consequences of Long-Term Unemployment: Evidence from Linked Survey and Administrative Data

NBER Working Paper No. w22665
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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The Consequences of Long Term Unemployment: Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10223
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau and United States Department of Labor
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unemployment duration, heterogeneity, state dependence

Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-09-09
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau and United States Department of Labor
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Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data

NBER Working Paper No. w14805
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Mar 2009
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau and United States Department of Labor
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Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4468
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 May 2001 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2010
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan K. Taylor
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and University of Maryland
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Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence

JOURNAL OF LABOR ECONOMICS, Vol. 14, No. 3, July 1996
Posted: 07 Feb 1997
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan K. Taylor
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and University of Maryland

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Experience, Performance, and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w0278
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2010
James L. Medoff and Katharine G. Abraham
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium

NBER Working Paper No. w4390
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w1819
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and Henry S. Farber
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and Princeton University
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Labor Adjustment Under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w4548
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 26 Jul 2000
Susan N. Houseman and Katharine G. Abraham
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Short-Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience during the Recent Recession

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 12-181
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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short-time compensation, work sharing, unemployment insurance, manufacturing

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Flexible Staffing Arrangements and Employers' Short-Term Adjustment Strategies

NBER Working Paper No. w2617
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 May 2004 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
Katharine G. Abraham
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Financial Aid and Students' College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia's Tuition Assistance Grant Program

NBER Working Paper No. w10112
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Katharine G. Abraham and Melissa A. Clark
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?

NBER Working Paper No. w1410
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Apr 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and Lawrence F. Katz
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Role of Seniority at U.S. Work Places: A Report on Some New Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w0618
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2010
James L. Medoff and Katharine G. Abraham
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. And Japanese Practices?

NBER Working Paper No. w3155
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2010
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Can Productive Capacity Differentials Really Explain Earnings Differentials Associated with Demographic Characteristics? Case of Experience

NBER Working Paper No. w0363
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
James L. Medoff and Katharine G. Abraham
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Involuntary Terminations Under Explicit and Implicit Employment Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w0634
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
James L. Medoff and Katharine G. Abraham
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Non-Response in the American Time Use Survey: Who is Missing from the Data and How Much Does it Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. t0328
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2007
Katharine G. Abraham, Aaron Maitland and Suzanne Bianchi
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland and University of Maryland
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Measuring the Gig Economy: Current Knowledge and Open Issues

NBER Working Paper No. w24950
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies
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22.

Earnings Inequality in Germany

NBER Working Paper No. w4541
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 May 2000
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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Unemployment, Unsatisfied Demand for Labor, and Compensation Growth in the United States, 1956-1980

NBER Working Paper No. w0781
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2010
James L. Medoff and Katharine G. Abraham
Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics
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Length of Service and the Operation of Internal Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w1085
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and James L. Medoff
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Years of Service and Probability of Promotion

NBER Working Paper No. w1191
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and James L. Medoff
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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How Social Processes Distort Measurement: The Impact of Survey Nonresponse on Estimates of Volunteer Work

NBER Working Paper No. w14076
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2013
Katharine G. Abraham, Sara Helms and Stanley Presser
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, Samford University and University of Maryland - Department of Sociology
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Length of Service, Terminations and the Nature of the Employment Relationship

NBER Working Paper No. w1086
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jun 2004
Katharine G. Abraham and James L. Medoff
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Framing Effects, Earnings Expectations, and the Design of Student Loan Repayment Schemes

NBER Working Paper No. w24484
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Katharine G. Abraham, Emel Filiz-Ozbay, Erkut Ozbay and Lesley Turner
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - College Park, University of Maryland and University of Maryland
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Behavioral Effects of Student Loan Repayment Plan Options on Borrowers’ Career Decisions: Theory and Experimental Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w24804
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Katharine G. Abraham, Emel Filiz-Ozbay, Erkut Ozbay and Lesley Turner
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics, University of Maryland - College Park, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Maryland
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Probing for Informal Work Activity

NBER Working Paper No. w24880
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Aug 2018
Katharine G. Abraham and Ashley Amaya
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and RTI International
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Short‐Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience During the Recent Recession

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 543-567, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Sep 2014
Katharine G. Abraham and Susan N. Houseman
University of Maryland - Joint Program in Survey Methodology and Department of Economics and W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
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