Henry S. Farber

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Princeton University

Hughes-Rogres Professor of Economics and Director

Industrial Relations Section

Firestone Library

Princeton, NJ 08544

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

45

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Round Up the Usual Suspects: The Decline of Unions in the Private Sector, 1973-1998

Princeton University IRS Working Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 May 2000
Henry S. Farber and Bruce Western
Princeton University and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 344 (65,234)
Citation 11

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Modern Models of Monopsony in Labor Markets: A Brief Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4915
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2010
Orley Ashenfelter, Henry S. Farber and Michael R. Ransom
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University and Brigham Young University - Department of Economics
Downloads 197 (106,504)
Citation 2

Abstract:

monopsony, imperfect labor markets

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Why Do Plaintiffs Lose Appeals? Biased Trial Courts, Litigious Losers, or Low Trial Win Rates?

Princeton University Industrial Relations Section Working Paper No. 567
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Henry S. Farber and Theodore Eisenberg
Princeton University and Cornell University, Law School (Deceased)
Downloads 155 (146,321)
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Learning and Wage Dynamics

NBER Working Paper No. w3764
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Jun 2004
Henry S. Farber and Robert S. Gibbons
Princeton University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Sloan School and Department of Economics
Downloads 92 (224,685)
Citation 88

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Job Loss in the Great Recession: Historical Perspective from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2010

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5696
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 May 2011
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 45 (345,670)
Citation 6

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displacement, job loss, unemployment

Job Loss in the Great Recession: Historical Perspective from the Displaced Workers Survey, 1984-2010

NBER Working Paper No. w17040
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 May 2011
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 41 (359,226)
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Job Loss in the United States, 1981-2001

NBER Working Paper No. w9707
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 May 2003
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 80 (254,024)
Citation 30

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Union Membership in the United States: The Decline Continues

NBER Working Paper No. w4216
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Henry S. Farber and Alan B. Krueger
Princeton University and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
Downloads 69 (270,215)
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Have Employment Reductions Become Good News for Shareholders? the Effect of Job Loss Announcements on Stock Prices, 1970-97

NBER Working Paper No. w7295
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Oct 1999
Henry S. Farber and Kevin F. Hallock
Princeton University and Cornell University
Downloads 52 (310,482)
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Common Interests or Common Polities? Reinterpreting the Democratic Peace

NBER Working Paper No. w5005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jul 2000
Henry S. Farber and Joanne Gowa
Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Political Science
Downloads 46 (316,002)
Citation 3

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Why You Can't Find a Taxi in the Rain and Other Labor Supply Lessons from Cab Drivers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8562
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 25 (427,874)

Abstract:

labor supply, reference dependent preferences

Why You Can't Find a Taxi in the Rain and Other Labor Supply Lessons from Cab Drivers

NBER Working Paper No. w20604
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2014
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 16 (479,297)

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11.

The Analysis of Union Behavior

NBER Working Paper No. w1502
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 May 2006
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 41 (327,624)
Citation 43

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12.

Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Labor Supply of New York Cab Drivers

NBER Working Paper No. w9706
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 May 2003
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 40 (336,455)
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13.

Medical Malpractice: an Empirical Examination of the Litigation Process

NBER Working Paper No. w3428
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Henry S. Farber and Michelle J. White
Princeton University and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (339,590)
Citation 32

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The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution

NBER Working Paper No. w5649
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jun 2000
Theodore Eisenberg and Henry S. Farber
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Princeton University
Downloads 34 (385,723)
Citation 22

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The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 28, Special Issue (1997).
Posted: 11 Jun 1997
Theodore Eisenberg and Henry S. Farber
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Princeton University

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The General Basis of Arbitrator Behavior: an Empirical Analysis of Conventional and Final-Offer Arbitration

NBER Working Paper No. w1488
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jul 2004
Henry S. Farber and Max H. Bazerman
Princeton University and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 31 (388,734)
Citation 30

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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
Downloads 31 (369,543)
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Arbitrator Decision Making: When are Final Offers Important?

NBER Working Paper No. w1183
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2004
Henry S. Farber and Max H. Bazerman
Princeton University and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 30 (362,497)
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Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Declining Union Organization

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 40, pp. 385-401, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 29 Dec 2002
Henry S. Farber and Bruce Western
Princeton University and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 30 (392,902)
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Are Lifetime Jobs Disappearing? Job Duration in the United States: 1973-1993

NBER Working Paper No. w5014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Jul 2000
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 30 (377,003)
Citation 28

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A Comparison of Formal and Informal Dispute Resolution in Medical Malpractice

NBER Working Paper No. w4371
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Dec 2006
Henry S. Farber and Michelle J. White
Princeton University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 29 (392,902)
Citation 11

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The Changing Face of Job Loss in the United States, 1981-1993

NBER Working Paper No. w5596
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 27 Jun 2000
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 29 (380,781)
Citation 64

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Do Extended Unemployment Benefits Lengthen Unemployment Spells? Evidence from Recent Cycles in the U.S. Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7347
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Apr 2013
Henry S. Farber and Robert G. Valletta
Princeton University and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 14 (491,014)
Citation 2

Abstract:

unemployment, unemployment insurance, unemployment duration

Do Extended Unemployment Benefits Lengthen Unemployment Spells? Evidence from Recent Cycles in the U.S. Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w19048
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 May 2013
Henry S. Farber and Robert G. Valletta
Princeton University and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 13 (496,613)
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Right-to-Work Laws and the Extent of Unionization

NBER Working Paper No. w1136
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 27 (388,734)
Citation 12

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Union Success in Representation Elections: Why Does Unit Size Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w7229
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2000
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 26 (422,592)
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Union Success in Representation Elections: Why Does Unit Size Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. 7229
Posted: 12 Jan 2000
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University

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Job Loss in the Great Recession and its Aftermath: U.S. Evidence from the Displaced Workers Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w21216
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 15 (485,073)

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Job Loss in the Great Recession and its Aftermath: U.S. Evidence from the Displaced Workers Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9069
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 10 (513,739)

Abstract:

job loss, unemployment, wage loss

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The Government as Litigant: Further Tests of the Case Selection Model

NBER Working Paper No. w7296
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Aug 1999
Theodore Eisenberg and Henry S. Farber
Cornell University, Law School (Deceased) and Princeton University
Downloads 23 (410,875)
Citation 4

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Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5033
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 11 (508,203)

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labor unions, voting, voter turnout

Rational Choice and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Union Representation Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w16160
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 11 (508,203)

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Nonunion Wage Rates and the Threat of Unionization

NBER Working Paper No. w9705
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 May 2003
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 21 (435,923)
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Recent Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage: are Bad Jobs Getting Worse?

NBER Working Paper No. w6709
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Dec 1998
Henry S. Farber and Helen Levy
Princeton University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
Downloads 21 (425,641)
Citation 35

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Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9465
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Henry S. Farber, Dan Silverman and Till von Wachter
Princeton University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and Columbia Business School - Economics Department
Downloads 12 (502,482)

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audit study, unemployment duration, interim job, age discrimination

Factors Determining Callbacks to Job Applications by the Unemployed: An Audit Study

NBER Working Paper No. w21689
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Henry S. Farber, Dan Silverman and Till Von Wachter
Princeton University, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 8 (524,544)

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The Evolution of Public Sector Bargaining Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w2361
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 20 (425,641)
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The Effect of Extended Unemployment Insurance Benefits: Evidence from the 2012-2013 Phase-Out

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8784
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Henry S. Farber, Jesse Rothstein and Robert G. Valletta
Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Downloads 18 (336,455)

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extended unemployment benefits, job search, labor force

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The Determination of the Union Status of Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w1006
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Jul 2004
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 18 (435,923)
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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 (435,923)
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The Decline of Unionization in the United States: What Can Be Learned from Recent Experience?

NBER Working Paper No. w2267
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jul 2007
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 15 (441,134)
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The Analysis of Inter-Firm Worker Mobility

NBER Working Paper No. w4262
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 15 (451,549)
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Alternative and Part-Time Employment Arrangements as a Response to Job Loss

NBER Working Paper No. w7002
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jul 1999
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 15 (435,923)
Citation 28

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Divergent Expectations as a Cause of Disagreement in Bargaining: Evidence from a Comparison of Arbitration Schemes."

NBER Working Paper No. w2139
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2007
Henry S. Farber and Max H. Bazerman
Princeton University and Harvard Business School - Negotiations, Organizations and Markets Unit
Downloads 14 (441,134)
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Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: a New Look at the Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w2368
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Apr 2007
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 13 (456,744)

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An Experimental Comparison of Dispute Rates in Alternative Arbitration Systems

NBER Working Paper No. w3417
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 May 2011
Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Princeton University and Yale University - Yale School of Management, International Center for Finance
Downloads 12 (472,213)
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Is Arbitration Addictive? Evidence from the Laboratory and the Field

NBER Working Paper No. w3952
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
Janet Currie and Henry S. Farber
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Princeton University
Downloads 9 (482,433)

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Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections and the Decline in Turnout

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7964
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 5 (539,895)

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labor unions, union organizing, representation elections

Union Organizing Decisions in a Deteriorating Environment: The Composition of Representation Elections and the Decline in Turnout

NBER Working Paper No. w19908
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 1 (568,162)

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Trends in Worker Demand for Union Representation

NBER Working Paper No. w2857
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University
Downloads 3 (506,925)
Citation 1

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Is Tomorrow Another Day? The Labor Supply of New York City Cabdrivers

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 113, pp. 46-82, February 2005
Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University

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Job Creation in the United States: Good Jobs or Bad?

Princeton University Industrial Relations Section Working Paper No. 385
Posted: 04 Mar 1998
Henry S. Farber
Princeton University

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