Kenneth R. Troske

University of Kentucky - Department of Economics

Sturgill Professor of Economics

Lexington, KY 40506

United States

University of Missouri at Columbia - Department of Economics

118 Professional Building

Columbia, MO 65211

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (27)

Wage and Productivity Dispersion in U.S. Manufacturing: The Role of Computer Investment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
Timothy Dunne, Lucia Foster, John Haltiwanger and Kenneth R. Troske
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 142 (201,180)
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Wages, Productivity, Dispersion

Wage and Productivity Dispersion in U.S. Manufacturing: The Role of Computer Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w7465
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 05 May 2000 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2001
Timothy Dunne, John Haltiwanger, Lucia Foster and Kenneth R. Troske
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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Technology Adoption and Workforce Skill in U.S. Manufacturing Plants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1427
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Dec 2004
Timothy Dunne and Kenneth R. Troske
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 159 (182,752)
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technology adoption, workforce skill

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Where the Girls are: Trade and Labor Market Segregation in Colombia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4131
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
Josh Ederington, Jenny Minier and Kenneth R. Troske
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 146 (196,143)
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discrimination, trade, competition

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New Estimates of Public Employment and Training Program Net Impacts: A Nonexperimental Evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4569
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Vanderbilt University, University of Missouri, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, University of Missouri at Columbia and IMPAQ International LLC
Downloads 144 (198,333)
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nonexperimental program evaluation, workforce investment act

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Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4086
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics, University College Dublin (UCD) - School of Economics, Weber State University and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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social returns, education externalities, contingent valuation, earnings

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The Effects of Welfare-to-Work Program Activities on Labor Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1520
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2005
Andrew Dyke, Carolyn Heinrich, Peter R. Mueser and Kenneth R. Troske
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Vanderbilt University, University of Missouri and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 123 (224,520)
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evaluation, training, sub-programs, welfare

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Welfare to Temporary Work: Implications for Labor Market Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 584
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Oct 2002
Carolyn Heinrich, Peter R. Mueser and Kenneth R. Troske
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Department of Public Policy, University of Missouri and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 114 (237,612)
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Temporary Help, Welfare

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The Labor-Market Returns to Community College Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6902
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Christopher Jepsen, Kenneth R. Troske and Paul A. Coomes
University College Dublin (UCD) - School of Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics
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returns to school, community college, diploma, certificate

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Joint Estimation of Sequential Labor Force Participation and Fertility Decisions Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Techniques

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1251
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Aug 2004
Kenneth R. Troske and Alexandru Voicu
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island
Downloads 92 (274,727)
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female labor supply, multivariate probit model, Gibbs sampler

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Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6758
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Christopher Jepsen, Peter R. Mueser and Kenneth R. Troske
University College Dublin (UCD) - School of Economics, University of Missouri and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 89 (280,584)
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GED, high school dropouts

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The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 561
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
William J. Carrington, Peter R. Mueser and Kenneth R. Troske
Welch Consulting, University of Missouri and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 80 (299,427)
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Welfare Reform, Employment Dynamics

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Using State Administrative Data to Measure Program Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 786
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jun 2003
Peter R. Mueser, Kenneth R. Troske and Alexey Gorislavsky
University of Missouri, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 77 (306,292)
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Program Evaluation, Matching, Job Training

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New Evidence on Sex Segregation and Sex Differences in Wages from Matched Employee-Employer Data

NBER Working Paper No. w7003
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Feb 2000 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 73 (315,927)
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Comparative Advantage or Discrimination? Studying Male-Female Wage Differentials Using Displaced Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3052
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Astrid Kunze and Kenneth R. Troske
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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search, displaced workers, discrimination, comparative advantage

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The Effect of Children on the Level of Labor Market Involvement of Married Women: What is the Role of Education?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4074
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Mar 2009
Kenneth R. Troske and Alexandru Voicu
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island
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female labor supply, education, endogenous fertility decisions, heterogeneous children effects, multinomial probit model, Gibbs sampler

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The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism: An Analysis of Maryland and Missouri

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3131
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Nov 2007
Peter R. Mueser, David W. Stevens and Kenneth R. Troske
University of Missouri, University of Baltimore and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (387,769)

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welfare reform, earnings, employment

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The Effect of the Timing and Spacing of Births on the Level of Labor Market Involvement of Married Women

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4417
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 15 Oct 2009
Kenneth R. Troske and Alexandru Voicu
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island
Downloads 45 (398,097)
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timing and spacing of births, female labor supply, endogenous fertility decisions, heterogeneous children effects, multinomial probit model, Gibbs sampler

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Market Forces and Sex Discrimination

NBER Working Paper No. w6321
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Judith K. Hellerstein, David Neumark and Kenneth R. Troske
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (416,385)
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Wages, Productivity, and Worker Characteristics: Evidence from Plant-Level Production Functions and Wage Equations

NBER Working Paper No. w5626
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 May 1998 Last Revised: 16 May 2000
Judith K. Hellerstein, David Neumark and Kenneth R. Troske
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (428,315)
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Down from the Mountain: Skill Upgrading and Wages in Appalachia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4249
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Christopher R. Bollinger, James P. Ziliak and Kenneth R. Troske
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 35 (436,461)

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wage inequality, region

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Why are Racial and Ethnic Wage Gaps Larger for Men than for Women? Exploring the Role of Segregation

NBER Working Paper No. w6997
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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Technology Adoption and the Skill Mix of Us Manufacturing Plants

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 387-405, July 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Jul 2005
Timothy Dunne and Kenneth R. Troske
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (463,121)
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Technology and Jobs: Secular Changes and Cyclical Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w5656
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 Oct 1996 Last Revised: 14 May 2000
Timothy Dunne, John Haltiwanger and Kenneth R. Troske
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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A Panel Data Analysis of Racial/Ethnic Differences in Married Women's Labor Supply

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5729
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 May 2011
Kenneth R. Troske and Alexandru Voicu
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island
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racial/ethnic differentials in female labor supply, education, endogenous fertility decisions, heterogeneous children effects, multinomial probit model, Gibbs sampler

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The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Low-Wage Worker Advancement

NBER Working Paper No. w13520
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
Carolyn Heinrich, Peter R. Mueser and Kenneth R. Troske
Vanderbilt University, University of Missouri and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (505,907)
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Life-Cycle Patterns in Male/Female Differences in Job Search

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4656
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2009
Astrid Kunze and Kenneth R. Troske
Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Economics and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
Downloads 18 (523,089)

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gender differences, job search, displaced workers, wage differences, discrimination

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Sex Segregation in U.S. Manufacturing

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, April 1998
Posted: 18 Feb 1998
William J. Carrington and Kenneth R. Troske
Welch Consulting and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics

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