Lawrence M. Kahn

Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Professor

265 Ives Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853-3901

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

48

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Scholarly Papers (48)

The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9656
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 387 (58,087)

Abstract:

gender, gender pay gap, wage differentials, discrimination, human capital investment, occupations, occupational segregation

The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5722
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 09 Mar 2016
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 108 (201,676)

Abstract:

gender, gender pay gap, wage differentials, discrimination, human capital investment, occupations, occupational segregation

The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w21913
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 62 (285,454)

Abstract:

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Gender Differences in Pay

NBER Working Paper No. w7732
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Jun 2000
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 513 (41,393)
Citation 118

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The Economics of College Sports: Cartel Behavior vs. Amateurism

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2186
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 476 (38,662)

Abstract:

cartel, monopsony, college athletics

4.

Sports League Expansion and Economic Efficiency: Monopoly Can Enhance Consumer Welfare

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1101
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jan 2004
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 377 (56,578)
Citation 2

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Changes in the Labor Supply Behavior of Married Women: 1980-2000

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2180
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 179 (133,041)
Citation 65

Abstract:

labor supply, married women, wages

Changes in the Labor Supply Behavior of Married Women: 1980-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w11230
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 May 2005
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 60 (290,327)
Citation 65

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Labor Market Policy: A Comparative View on the Costs and Benefits of Labor Market Flexibility

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3140
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 192 (124,456)
Citation 5

Abstract:

labor, market, flexibility

Labor Market Policy: A Comparative View on the Costs and Benefits of Labor Market Flexibility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5100
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 26 (407,013)
Citation 5

Abstract:

labor market flexibility

7.

Why Do Leaders Matter? The Role of Expert Knowledge

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3583
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Amanda H. Goodall, Lawrence M. Kahn and Andrew J. Oswald
IZA Institute for the Study of Labor, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
Downloads 191 (116,733)
Citation 1

Abstract:

organizational performance, firms, leadership, fixed-effects, productivity

8.

The Economics of Discrimination: Evidence from Basketball

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3987
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 151 (125,851)

Abstract:

discrimination, race, gender, basketball

Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4561
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 22 Jan 2014
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 104 (207,302)

Abstract:

international migration, factor income distribution

Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6921
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 21 (434,108)

Abstract:

international migration, factor income distribution

Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes

NBER Working Paper No. w18515
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 15 (468,113)

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Race, Performance, Pay and Retention among National Basketball Association Head Coaches

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1120
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Apr 2004
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 125 (174,499)
Citation 6

Abstract:

discrimination, professional sports, managers

11.

The U.S. Gender Pay Gap in the 1990s: Slowing Convergence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2176
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 115 (177,802)
Citation 55

Abstract:

gender pay gap, wage differentials

12.

Do Cognitive Test Scores Explain Higher U.S. Wage Inequality?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1139
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Mar 2004
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 106 (198,049)
Citation 29

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The Impact of Employment Protection Mandates on Demographic Temporary Employment Patterns: International Microeconomic Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1548
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Apr 2005
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 63 (283,043)
Citation 26

Abstract:

employment protection, temporary jobs

The Impact of Employment Protection Mandates on Demographic Temporary Employment Patterns: International Microeconomic Evidence

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 521, pp. 333-356, June 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 24 (417,484)
Citation 26

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The Impact of Wage-Setting Institutions on the Incidence of Public Employment in the OECD: 1960-98

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 757
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Oct 2002
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 71 (255,938)
Citation 1

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Comparative Analysis of Labor Market Outcomes: Lessons for the Us from International Long-Run Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w8526
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Giuseppe Bertola, Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 38 (356,219)
Citation 48

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Comparative Analysis of Labor Market Outcomes: Lessons for the US from International Long-Run Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3023
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Nov 2001
Giuseppe Bertola, Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 32 (379,310)
Citation 48

Abstract:

Wage inequality, demographics

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The Us Gender Pay Gap in the 1990s: Slowing Convergence

NBER Working Paper No. w10853
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Nov 2004
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 63 (268,360)
Citation 55

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Female Labor Supply: Why is the Us Falling Behind?

NBER Working Paper No. w18702
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 34 (371,304)

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Female Labor Supply: Why is the US Falling Behind?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7140
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jan 2013
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 25 (412,179)

Abstract:

gender, labor supply

The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3732
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University
Downloads 46 (329,553)
Citation 5

Abstract:

immigration, second generation, gender, labor supply, fertility, human capital

The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations

NBER Working Paper No. w14388
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Oct 2008
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University
Downloads 13 (479,677)
Citation 5

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Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3725
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn and Kerry L. Papps
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Cornell University
Downloads 44 (335,826)
Citation 6

Abstract:

immigration, labor supply, fertility, assimilation, gender

Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000

NBER Working Paper No. w14387
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 10 Oct 2008
Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn and Kerry L. Papps
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Cornell University
Downloads 14 (473,932)
Citation 6

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Understanding International Differences in the Gender Pay Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w8200
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 31 Mar 2001
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 55 (291,354)
Citation 104

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Employment Protection Reforms, Employment and the Incidence of Temporary Jobs in Europe: 1995-2001

IZA Working Paper No. 3241
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2008
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 53 (293,835)
Citation 10

Abstract:

employment protection, temporary jobs

22.

The Gender Earnings Gap: Some International Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w4224
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Aug 2000
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 52 (306,811)
Citation 22

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Substitution between Managers and Subordinates: Evidence from British Football

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4589
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Sue Bridgewater, Lawrence M. Kahn and Amanda H. Goodall
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and IZA Institute for the Study of Labor
Downloads 51 (284,243)
Citation 1

Abstract:

productivity, leadership

24.

Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Employment Patterns

NBER Working Paper No. w9043
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 Jul 2002
Giuseppe Bertola, Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 47 (309,575)
Citation 50

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International Differences in Male Wage Inequality: Institutions Versus Market Forces

NBER Working Paper No. w4678
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Aug 2000
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 40 (349,165)
Citation 110

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International Differences in Male Wage Inequality: Institutions versus Market Forces

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 4, August 1996
Posted: 20 May 1998
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

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Race and Gender Pay Differentials

NBER Working Paper No. w4120
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jul 2000
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 38 (335,979)
Citation 5

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Understanding Young Women's Marriage Decisions: The Role of Labor and Marriage Market Conditions

NBER Working Paper No. w7510
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 May 2000
Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn and Jane Waldfogel
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Columbia University - School of Social Work
Downloads 33 (355,821)
Citation 18

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Temporary Jobs and Job Search Effort in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4020
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 29 (359,295)

Abstract:

job search, temporary jobs

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The Impact of Welfare Benefits on Single Motherhood and Headship of Young Women: Evidence from the Census

NBER Working Paper No. w9338
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Nov 2002
Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn and Jane Waldfogel
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Columbia University - School of Social Work
Downloads 29 (382,271)
Citation 6

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The Role of the Family in Immigrants' Labor-Market Activity: Evidence from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w9051
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jul 2002
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Sao Paulo - Administracao e Contabilidade
Downloads 26 (382,271)
Citation 5

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The Structure of the Permanent Job Wage Premium: Evidence from Europe

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4538
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 18 (451,080)

Abstract:

wage structure, segmented labor markets, temporary jobs

The Structure of the Permanent Job Wage Premium: Evidence from Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7623
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 7 (512,901)

Abstract:

wage structure, segmented labor markets, temporary jobs

The Structure of the Permanent Job Wage Premium: Evidence from Europe

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 55, Issue 1, pp. 149-178, 2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Dec 2015
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 0

Abstract:

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Labour Market Institutions and Demographic Employment Patterns

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3448
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 27 Aug 2002
Giuseppe Bertola, Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 25 (400,355)
Citation 50

Abstract:

Wage compression, unions

33.

Do Cognitive Test Scores Explain Higher Us Wage Inequality?

NBER Working Paper No. w8210
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Mar 2001
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 23 (395,710)
Citation 31

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The Feasibility and Importance of Adding Measures of Actual Experience to Cross-Sectional Data Collection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5873
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 10 (496,623)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gender, microeconomic data collection, human capital, work experience

The Feasibility and Importance of Adding Measures of Actual Experience to Cross-Sectional Data Collection

NBER Working Paper No. w17241
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Jul 2011
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 9 (502,089)
Citation 1

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Race, Compensation and Contract Length in the NBA: 2001-2002

Industrial Relations, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 444-462, July 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2005
Lawrence M. Kahn and Malav Shah
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Emory University School of Law
Downloads 18 (435,384)
Citation 8

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Gender and Youth Employment Outcomes: The Us and West Germany, 1984-91

NBER Working Paper No. w6078
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Jul 2000
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 17 (440,519)
Citation 10

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The Impact of Wage Structure on Trends in U.S. Gender Wage Differentials 1975-1987

NBER Working Paper No. w4748
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Jun 2000
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 16 (435,384)
Citation 3

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Substitution Between Individual and Source Country Characteristics: Social Capital, Culture, and US Labor Market Outcomes Among Immigrant Women

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5306
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 May 2015
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 11 (306,811)

Abstract:

gender, immigration, labor supply, human capital

39.

Gender and Assimilation Among Mexican Americans

NBER Working Paper No. w11512
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 8 (485,880)
Citation 16

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40.

Substitution between Individual and Cultural Capital: Pre-Migration Labor Supply, Culture and Us Labor Market Outcomes Among Immigrant Women

NBER Working Paper No. w17275
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 8 (465,868)
Citation 1

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41.

Substitution between Individual and Cultural Capital: Pre-Migration Labor Supply, Culture and US Labor Market Outcomes Among Immigrant Woman

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5890
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Aug 2011
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 5 (476,055)
Citation 1

Abstract:

gender, immigration, labor supply, human capital

42.

The Impact of Wage-Setting Institutions on the Incidence of Public Employment in the OECD: 1960-1998

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 329-354, July 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 May 2008
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 2 (513,945)
Citation 1

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Permanent Jobs, Employment Protection and Job Content

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9961
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 0 (460,900)

Abstract:

job content, skills, permanent employment, employment protection laws, temporary jobs

44.

New Evidence on Gender and the Labor Market: A Symposium

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 67, No. 2, 2014
Posted: 17 Apr 2014
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Abstract:

introduction to gender wage gap articles

45.

Wage Inequality, Collective Bargaining and Relative Employment 1985-94: Evidence from 15 OECD Countries

The Review of Economics and Statistics
Posted: 15 May 2000
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

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Against the Wind: Bargaining Recentralization and Wage Inequality in Norway, 1987-91

The Economic Journal
Posted: 20 Jan 1998
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

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Collective Bargaining and the Interindustry Wage Structure: International Evidence

Economica
Posted: 07 Jan 1998
Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

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Swimming Upstream: Trends in the Gender Wage Differential in the 1980s

JOURNAL OF LABOR ECONOMICS, Vol. 15, No. 1, Part 1, January 1997
Posted: 17 Sep 1997
Francine D. Blau and Lawrence M. Kahn
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Abstract: