John M. Abowd

U.S. Census Bureau

Associate Director for Research and Methodology and Chief Scientist

4600 Silver Hill Road

Washington, DC 20233

United States

Cornell University Department of Economics

Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics

261 Ives Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853-3901

United States

Labor Dynamics Institute

Director

Ithaca, NY 14853-3901

United States

http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/LDI/

School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Edmund Ezra Day Professor

261 Ives Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853-3901

United States

http://https://courses.cit.cornell.edu/jma7/

NBER (on leave)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

CREST

Research Affiliate

92245 Malakoff Cedex

France

http://www.crest.fr/

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (37)

1.

Understanding Business Dynamics: An Integrated Data System for America's Future

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 May 2007
University of Chicago, Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, U.S. Census Bureau, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Willis Towers Watson, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Clark University - Department of Geography, The Conference Board (U.S.), Florida International University, Eugenio Pino & Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, Pennsylvania State University - College of the Liberal Arts - Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School and University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
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Citation 5

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young firms, entrepreneurship, business dynamics, innovation, globalization, entry, exit

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Executive Compensation: Six Questions that Need Answering

NBER Working Paper No. w7124
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jul 1999
John M. Abowd and David S. Kaplan
U.S. Census Bureau and Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico - Departamento de Economia and Centro de Investigacion Economica
Downloads 208 (115,633)
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The Tail of Two Countries: Minimum Wages and Employment in France and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 203
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Dec 2000
Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), U.S. Census Bureau, Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne and New York University (NYU) - Department of Finance
Downloads 193 (117,164)
Citation 12

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Minimum wage, international comparisons, labor demand, labor costs

Technology and the Demand for Skill: An Analysis of Within and Between Firm Differences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2707
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
U.S. Census Bureau, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 116 (202,718)
Citation 8

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technology, demand for skill, matched employer-employee data, older workers

Technology and the Demand for Skill:An Analysis of within and between Firm Differences

NBER Working Paper No. w13043
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2010
U.S. Census Bureau, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 33 (397,481)
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Access Methods for United States Microdata

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-07-25
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
DHW Consulting, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 107 (204,592)

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The Effects of Human Resource Management Decisions on Shareholder Value

NBER Working Paper No. w3148
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2015
John M. Abowd, George T. Milkovich and John M. Hannon
U.S. Census Bureau, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and SUNY at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 80 (259,141)
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Does Performance-Based Managerial Compensation Affect Subsequent Corporate Performance?

NBER Working Paper No. w3149
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2010
John M. Abowd
U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 70 (251,439)
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National Estimates of Gross Employment and Job Flows from the Quarterly Workforce Indicators with Demographic and Industry Detail

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 10-11
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jun 2010
John M. Abowd and Lars Vilhuber
U.S. Census Bureau and Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (308,673)
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Minimum Wages and Employment in France and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w6996
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jun 1999 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2010
John M. Abowd, Francis Kramarz and David N. Margolis
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne
Downloads 50 (331,139)
Citation 49

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A Formal Test of Assortative Matching in the Labor Market

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 09-40
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (430,586)
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A Formal Test of Assortative Matching in the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w15546
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (482,205)
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Earnings Inequality and Mobility Trends in the United States: Nationally Representative Estimates from Longitudinally Linked Employer-Employee Data

NBER Working Paper No. w23224
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 19 Mar 2017
John M. Abowd, Kevin L McKinney and Nellie L. Zhao
U.S. Census Bureau, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Earnings Inequality and Mobility Trends in the United States: Nationally Representative Estimates from Longitudinally Linked Employer-Employee Data

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-17-24
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 08 Mar 2017
John M. Abowd, Kevin L McKinney and Nellie L. Zhao
U.S. Census Bureau, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (470,580)

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Towards Unrestricted Public Use Business Microdata: The Synthetic Longitudinal Business Database

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP 11-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
RTI International, Duke University, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau - Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications, U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Census Bureau
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High Wage Workers and High Wage Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w4917
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Sep 2000
John M. Abowd, Francis Kramarz and David N. Margolis
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne
Downloads 37 (343,019)
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Minimum Wages and Youth Employment in France and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w6111
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne
Downloads 34 (359,161)
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Estimating Measurement Error in SIPP Annual Job Earnings: A Comparison of Census Bureau Survey and SSA Administrative Data

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 11-20
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Jul 2011
John M. Abowd and Martha Harrison Stinson
U.S. Census Bureau and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
Downloads 33 (376,865)
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The NBER Immigration, Trade, and Labor Markets Data Files

NBER Working Paper No. w3351
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 May 2000 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
John M. Abowd
U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 31 (384,400)
Citation 13

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Sorting Between and Within Industries: A Testable Model of Assortative Matching

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 22 (453,095)

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Wage Differentials, Human Capital, Job Matching, Simulation Methods

Sorting between and within Industries: A Testable Model of Assortative Matching

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8439
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 6 (544,074)

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sorting, industries

Sorting between and within Industries: A Testable Model of Assortative Matching

NBER Working Paper No. w20472
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Sep 2014
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (568,238)

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Sorting between and within Industries: A Testable Model of Assortative Matching

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10130
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), European Central Bank (ECB) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
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industries, sorting

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On the Covariance Structure of Earnings and Hours Changes

NBER Working Paper No. w1832
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Feb 2001
John M. Abowd and David Card
U.S. Census Bureau and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (396,273)
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Compensation Structure and Product Market Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w5493
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jun 1998
John M. Abowd and Laurence Allain
U.S. Census Bureau and Cornell University
Downloads 27 (380,607)
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The Effects of Product Market Competition on Collective Bargaining Agreements: The Case of Foreign Competition in Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w3808
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Aug 2007
John M. Abowd and Thomas Lemieux
U.S. Census Bureau and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (400,426)
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Wages, Mobility and Firm Performance: Advantages and Insights from Using Matched Worker-Firm Data

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 512, pp. F245-F285, June 2006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
John M. Abowd, Francis Kramarz and S├ębastien Roux
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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The Effects of International Competiton on Collective Bargaining Outcomes: a Comparison of the United States and Canada

NBER Working Paper No. w3352
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
John M. Abowd and Thomas Lemieux
U.S. Census Bureau and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
Downloads 23 (418,650)
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The Costs of Hiring and Separations

NBER Working Paper No. w6110
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
John M. Abowd and Francis Kramarz
U.S. Census Bureau and Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 23 (413,838)
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The Internationalization of the U.S. Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w3321
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Aug 2007
John M. Abowd and Richard B. Freeman
U.S. Census Bureau and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Intertemporal Labor Supply and Long Term Employment Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w1831
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 May 2006
John M. Abowd and David Card
U.S. Census Bureau and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
Downloads 20 (433,704)
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Moment Estimation with Attrition

NBER Working Paper No. t0214
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2010
John M. Abowd, Bruno Crepon and Francis Kramarz
U.S. Census Bureau, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE) and Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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Market Structure, Strike Activity, and Union Wage Settlements

NBER Working Paper No. w2595
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2010
John M. Abowd and Joseph S. Tracy
U.S. Census Bureau and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Downloads 18 (459,779)
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Internal and External Labor Markets: An Analysis of Matched Longitudinal Employer-Employee Data

NBER Working Paper No. w6109
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2010
John M. Abowd and Francis Kramarz
U.S. Census Bureau and Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 18 (438,897)
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Product Market Competition, Union Organizing Activity, and Employer Resistence

NBER Working Paper No. w3353
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jul 2000
John M. Abowd and Henry S. Farber
U.S. Census Bureau and Princeton University
Downloads 18 (444,046)
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Product Quality and Worker Quality

NBER Working Paper No. w5077
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2000
John M. Abowd, Francis Kramarz and Antoine Moreau
U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 17 (438,897)
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Dynamically Consistent Noise Infusion and Partially Synthetic Data as Confidentiality Protection Measures for Related Time Series

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-12-13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Oct 2012
U.S. Census Bureau, Texas Tech University - Department of Economics and Geography, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Simon Fraser University
Downloads 16 (366,122)

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noise infusion, synthetic data, statistical disclosure limitation, time-series, local labor

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Collective Bargaining and the Division of the Value of the Enterprise

NBER Working Paper No. w2137
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
John M. Abowd
U.S. Census Bureau
Downloads 16 (444,046)
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A Test of Negotiation and Incentive Compensation Models Using Longitudinal French Enterprise Data

NBER Working Paper No. w4044
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
John M. Abowd and Francis Kramarz
U.S. Census Bureau and Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 16 (470,097)
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The Entry and Exit of Workers and the Growth of Employment: An Analysis of French Establishments

NBER Working Paper No. w5551
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
John M. Abowd, Patrick Corbel and Francis Kramarz
U.S. Census Bureau, CREST, INSEE-GENES and Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 16 (438,897)
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A La Recherche Des Moments Perdus: Covariance Models for Unbalanced Panels with Endogenous Death

NBER Working Paper No. t0180
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jul 2000
U.S. Census Bureau, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
Downloads 15 (464,961)

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Modeling Endogenous Mobility in Wage Determiniation

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-15-18
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Jul 2015
John M. Abowd, Kevin L McKinney and Ian M. Schmutte
U.S. Census Bureau, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 11 (369,604)

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Earnings heterogeneity, Mobility Bias, Latent Class Model, Markov Chain Monte Carlo

37.

Noise Infusion as a Confidentiality Protection Measure for Graph-Based Statistics

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 14-30
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 Nov 2014
John M. Abowd and Kevin L McKinney
U.S. Census Bureau and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 3 (510,982)

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