Harry J. Holzer

Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

3600 N Street, NW Suite 200

Washington, DC 20057

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Collateral Costs: The Effects of Incarceration on the Employment and Earnings of Young Workers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3118
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2007
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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incarceration, employment, earnings

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Workforce Development as an Antipoverty Strategy: What do We Know? What Should We do?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3776
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 548 (46,172)
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workforce development, poverty

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Assessing Affirmative Action

NBER Working Paper No. w7323
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 20 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2010
Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics
Downloads 357 (77,874)
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Living Wage Laws: How Much Do (Can) They Matter?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3781
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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living wages

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Just the Facts, Ma'am: Postsecondary Education and Labor Market Outcomes in the U.S.

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7319
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Harry J. Holzer and Erin Dunlop
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and American Institutes for Research
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postsecondary education, earnings, labor market

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Wages, Employer Costs, and Employee Performance in the Firm

NBER Working Paper No. w2830
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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What Does Affirmative Action Do?

NBER Working Paper No. w6605
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics
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What Does Affirmative Action Do?

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, January 2000
Posted: 26 Nov 1999
Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics

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Hiring Procedures in the Firm: Their Economic Determinants and Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w2185
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Temporary Help Agencies and the Advancement Prospects of Low Earners

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3113
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Fredrik Andersson, Harry J. Holzer and Julia Lane
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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temp, employment, advancement, intermediaries

Temporary Help Agencies and the Advancement Prospects of Low Earners

NBER Working Paper No. w13434
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Harry J. Holzer, Fredrik Andersson and Julia Lane
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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The Determinants of Employee Productivity and Earnings: Some New Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w2782
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Informal Job Search and Black Youth Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w1860
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Are Affirmative Action Hires Less Qualified? Evidence from Employer-Employee Data on New Hires

NBER Working Paper No. w5603
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics
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Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Non-Experimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6071
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Cornell University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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job training, active labor market program, program evaluation, Workforce Investment Act, administrative data

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Structural/Frictional and Demand-Deficient Unemployment in Local Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w2652
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w19446
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2013
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Cornell University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7621
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Cornell University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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job training, active labor market program, program evaluation, Workforce Investment Act, administrative data

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Job Queues and Wages: New Evidence on the Minimum Wage and Inter-Industry Wage Structure

NBER Working Paper No. w2561
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2010
Harry J. Holzer, Lawrence F. Katz and Alan B. Krueger
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Harvard University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
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Employed and Unemployed Job Search: a Comparison of Choices and Outcomes Among Youth

NBER Working Paper No. w1861
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Is it Worth it? Postsecondary Education and Labor Market Outcomes for the Disadvantaged

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8474
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Benjamin Backes, Harry J. Holzer and Erin Dunlop
American Institutes for Research, Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and American Institutes for Research
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postsecondary education, earnings, certificates, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, fields of study, low-income students, minority students

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Asymmetries and Rigidities in Wage Adjustments by Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w3274
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Dec 2006
Harry J. Holzer and Edward B. Montgomery
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of Maryland
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On the Rationality of Black Youth Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w1411
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Jun 2004
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Black Youth Nonemployment: Duration and Job Search

NBER Working Paper No. w1276
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 04 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Job Vacancy Rates in the Firm: an Empirical Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w3524
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Search Method Use by Unemployed Youth

NBER Working Paper No. w1859
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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The Impact of Unions on the Labor Market for White and Minority Youth

NBER Working Paper No. w0633
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Demand Shifts, Population Adjustments, and Labor Market Outcomes During the 1980s

NBER Working Paper No. w5685
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
John Bound and Harry J. Holzer
University of Michigan and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Employment, Unemployment and Demand Shifts in Local Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w2858
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Industrial Shifts, Skills Levels, and the Labor Market for White and Black Males

NBER Working Paper No. w3715
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
John Bound and Harry J. Holzer
University of Michigan and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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Escaping Low Earnings: The Role of Employer Characteristics and Changes

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 57, No. 4, pp. 560-578
Posted: 22 Jul 2004
Harry J. Holzer, Julia Lane and Lars Vilhuber
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI), Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Cornell University - Department of Economics

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Low wages, wages and employer characteristics, wages and job mobility

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Public Policy Institute of California Working Paper No. 2002-07
Posted: 27 Feb 2003
Harry J. Holzer and David Neumark
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics

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Are Suburban Firms More Likely to Discriminate Against African-Americans?

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 48, No. 3, November 2000
Posted: 10 Jul 2001
Steven Raphael, Michael A. Stoll and Harry J. Holzer
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Public Policy & Social Research and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

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Black Applicants, Black Employees, and Urban Labor Market Policy

Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 48, No. 3, November 2000
Posted: 10 Jul 2001
Harry J. Holzer and Jess Reaser
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI) and Christensen Associates

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Effects of Employer Skill Demands on Wages and Employment

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, October 1998
Posted: 29 Oct 1998
Harry J. Holzer
Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)

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