Edward N. Wolff

New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

269 Mercer Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10011

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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Bard College - Levy Economics Institute

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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

Recent Trends in Household Wealth in the United States: Rising Debt and the Middle-Class Squeeze - An Update to 2007

Levy Economics Institute Working Papers Series No. 159
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Apr 2010
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 744 (13,093)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Household Wealth, Inequality, Racial Inequality, Portfolio Composition

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Recent Trends in Household Wealth in the United States: Rising Debt and the Middle-Class Squeeze

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 502
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 467 (47,544)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Household Wealth, Inequality, Racial Inequality, Portfolio Composition

3.

Technology and the Demand for Skills

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 153
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Aug 1998
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 434 (46,553)
Citation 9

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Recent Trends in Wealth Ownership, 1983-1998

Jerome Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Aug 2000
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 431 (49,083)
Citation 21

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5.

Racial Wealth Disparities: Is the Gap Closing?

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 311
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 27 Sep 2000
Maury Gittleman and Edward N. Wolff
Bureau of Labor Statistics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 303 (67,111)
Citation 14

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6.

Engines Of Growth In The U.S. Economy

CentER Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Nov 2000
Thijs ten Raa and Edward N. Wolff
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 189 (127,454)
Citation 3

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7.

Class Structure and Economic Inequality

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 487
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Edward N. Wolff and Ajit Zacharias
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 185 (119,891)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Class Analysis, Living Standards, Inequality

8.

A Comparative Analysis of Education Costs and Outcomes: The United States vs. Other OECD Countries

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Jun 2013
Edward N. Wolff, William Baumol and Anne Noyes Saini
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 178 (115,499)

Abstract:

cost disease, education, costs, productivity, international comparison

9.

Household Wealth, Public Consumption, and Economic Well-Being in the United States

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 386
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Oct 2003
Edward N. Wolff, Ajit Zacharias and Asena Caner
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 165 (146,084)

Abstract:

living standards, public consumption, household wealth, inequality

10.

Is Wealth Becoming More Polarized in the United States?

Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College Working Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Conchita D'Ambrosio and Edward N. Wolff
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology & Social Sciences (CISEPS) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 148 (150,048)
Citation 1

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11.

What's Behind the Recent Rise in Profitability?

Jerome Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Sep 2000
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 141 (163,031)
Citation 1

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12.

Household Wealth and the Measurement of Economic Well-Being in the United States

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 447
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 23 May 2006
Edward N. Wolff and Ajit Zacharias
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 138 (162,134)
Citation 7

Abstract:

living standards, household wealth, inequality

13.

Asset Poverty in the United States, 1984-1999: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 356
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 01 Apr 2003
Asena Caner and Edward N. Wolff
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 129 (173,697)
Citation 13

Abstract:

asset poverty, PSID

The Vintage Effect in TFP-Growth: An Analysis of the Age Structure of Capital

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2003-109
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 24 Jun 2004
Maury Gittleman, Thijs ten Raa and Edward N. Wolff
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (289,566)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Capital, productivity, growth, expenditure, TFP

The Vintage Effect in TFP Growth: An Analysis of the Age Structure of Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w9768
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Jun 2003
Maury Gittleman, Thijs ten Raa and Edward N. Wolff
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 32 (391,253)
Citation 1

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The Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being

The Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 372
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Apr 2003
Edward N. Wolff and Ajit Zacharias
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 95 (221,585)
Citation 9

Abstract:

living standards, quality of life, income inequality, wealth, time allocation

16.

Speed of Technical Progress and Length of the Average Interjob Period

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 237
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 1998
William J. Baumol and Edward N. Wolff
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 95 (221,585)
Citation 1

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17.

Social Security Annuities and Transfers: Distributional and Tax Implications

The Jerome Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jul 1999
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 87 (236,091)

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18.

The Adequacy of Retirement Resources Among the Soon-to-Retire, 1983–2001

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 472
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2006
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 80 (243,007)

Abstract:

pensions, Social Security, wealth, retirement adequacy

19.

Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1962-2013: What Happened Over the Great Recession?

NBER Working Paper No. w20733
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 64 (250,327)

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20.

Skills, Computerization, and Earnings in the Postwar U.S. Economy

Levy Economics Institute Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (293,076)

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21.

Is the Equalizing Effect of Retirement Wealth Wearing Off?

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 420
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (281,413)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Pensions, Social Security, Wealth, Inequality

22.

Occupation and Industrial Mobility in the United States 1969-93

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College Working Paper No. 416
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2005
Eric Parrado, Asena Caner and Edward N. Wolff
Central Bank of Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 58 (295,531)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Occupation, industry, mobility, earnings

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Downloads 57 (303,096)
Citation 25

The Level and Distribution of Global Household Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w15508
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, UN World Food Programme, United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (310,021)
Citation 25

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The Level and Distribution of Global Household Wealth

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, No. 551, pp. 223-254, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Feb 2011
University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER), New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and UN World Food Programme
Downloads 1 (564,280)
Citation 24

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A Comparison of Inequality and Living Standards in Canada and the United States Using an Expanded Measure of Economic Well-Being

Levy Economics Institute of Bard College Working Paper No. 703
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 07 Jan 2012
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Center for the Study of Living Standards and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 50 (303,096)

Abstract:

Well-Being, Living Standards, Inequality, Income, International Comparisons

25.

Inheritances and the Distribution of Wealth or Whatever Happened to the Great Inheritance Boom?

ECB Working Paper No. 1300
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Mar 2011
Edward N. Wolff and Maury Gittleman
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 44 (313,804)

Abstract:

Inheritance, household wealth, inequality

26.

Multinational Corporations and Productivity Convergence in Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w3141
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Aug 2000
Magnus Blomstrom and Edward N. Wolff
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 43 (343,445)
Citation 30

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27.

Net Government Expenditures and the Economic Well-Being of the Elderly in the United States, 1989-2001

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Aug 2006
Ajit Zacharias, Hyunsub Kum and Edward N. Wolff
Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Seoul National University and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (349,882)

Abstract:

economic well-being, living standards, inequality

28.

The Asset Price Meltdown and the Wealth of the Middle Class

NBER Working Paper No. w18559
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Nov 2012
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (343,445)

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29.

Long-Term Trends in the Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being (LIMEW), United States, 1959-2004

Levy Economics Institute Working Paper No. 556
Number of pages: 119 Posted: 31 Jan 2009
Edward N. Wolff, Ajit Zacharias and Thomas Masterson
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 34 (359,928)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Well-Being, Living Standards, Inequality

30.

Pensions in the 2000s: The Lost Decade?

NBER Working Paper No. w16991
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 May 2011
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (374,320)
Citation 1

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31.

Productivity, Computerization, and Skill Change

NBER Working Paper No. w8743
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jan 2002
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (374,320)
Citation 4

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32.

Spillovers, Linkages, and Productivity Growth in the Us Economy, 1958 to 2007

NBER Working Paper No. w16864
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Mar 2011
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 27 (390,133)

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Age, Education and Occupational Earnings Inequality

NBER Working Paper No. w0149
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2001
Edward N. Wolff and Dennis M. Bushe
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 24 (394,428)
Citation 1

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Growth in a Dual Economy

NBER Working Paper No. w4433
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Magnus Blomstrom and Edward N. Wolff
Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (443,441)

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35.

Asset Poverty in the United States, 1984-99: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 50, No. 4, pp. 493-518, December 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Asena Caner and Edward N. Wolff
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 17 (453,673)
Citation 13

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Computerization and Structural Change

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 48, pp. 59-75, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Nov 2003
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (458,766)

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37.

Educational Screening and Occupational Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w0174
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Edward N. Wolff and Joel Hay
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Independent
Downloads 14 (453,673)

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38.

The Goodness of Match

NBER Working Paper No. w0072
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 14 (448,519)

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Measures of Technical Change and Structural Change in Services in the USA: Was There a Resurgence of Productivity Growth in Services?

Metroeconomica, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 368-395, July 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (474,195)
Citation 1

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The Distributional Consequences of Government Spending and Taxation in the U.S., 1989 and 2000

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 692-715, December 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Nov 2007
Edward N. Wolff and Ajit Zacharias
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 11 (484,441)
Citation 5

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The Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being, France, 1989 and 2000

Levy Economics Institute, Working Paper No. 679
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 27 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2011
Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 10 (474,195)
Citation 1

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Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-being (LIMEW), France, Economic Well-Being, Economic Inequality, Household Income Measures

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The Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-Being, Great Britain, 1995 and 2005

Levy Economics Institute Working Papers Series No. 667
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 03 May 2011
Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 10 (484,441)

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Levy Institute Measure of Economic Well-being (LIMEW), Great Britain, Economic Well-Being, Economic Inequality, Household Income Measures

43.

Inheritances and the Distribution of Wealth or Whatever Happened to the Great Inheritance Boom? Results from the Scf and Psid

NBER Working Paper No. w16840
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 28 Feb 2011
Edward N. Wolff and Maury Gittleman
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 10 (479,318)

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A Head-to-Head Comparison of Augmented Wealth in Germany and the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w23244
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (536,506)

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A Head-To-Head Comparison of Augmented Wealth in Germany and the United States

SOEPpaper No. 899
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Mar 2017
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 4 (541,407)

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Net Worth, Pension Wealth, Augmented Wealth, Wealth Portfolio, SOEP, SCF

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The Superstar Inventors and Entrepreneurs: How Were They Educated?

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 711-728, Fall 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, New York University (NYU) - Department of Management and Organizational Behavior and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (516,790)
Citation 2

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Trends in American Living Standards and Inequality, 1959–2007

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 58, Issue 2, pp. 197-232, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 May 2012
Edward N. Wolff, Ajit Zacharias and Thomas Masterson
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute and Bard College - Levy Economics Institute
Downloads 1 (527,629)
Citation 1

Abstract:

well‐being, living standards, inequality

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The Great Recession and Racial Inequality: Evidence from Measures of Economic Well-Being

Levy Economics Institute, Working Papers Series
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - The Levy Economics Institute and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (363,464)

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LIMEW, United States, Great Recession, Race, Distribution of Wealth, Distribution of Income

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Deconstructing Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1983 - 2013

NBER Working Paper No. w22704
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Oct 2016
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (484,441)

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49.

The Joint Distribution of Net Worth and Pension Wealth in Germany

SOEPpaper No. 853
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Jul 2016
Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Free University of Berlin (FUB) - Department of Business and Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt
Downloads 0 (370,568)

Abstract:

net worth, pension wealth, augmented wealth, SOEP, age wealth profiles

50.

A Comparison of Inequality and Living Standards in Canada and the United States Using an Extended Income Measure

Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 42, Issue 2, pp. 171-192, 2016
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Feb 2016
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute, Bard College - Levy Economics Institute and Center for the Study of Living Standards
Downloads 0 (548,619)

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U.S. Pensions in the 2000s: The Lost Decade?

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 599-629, 2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Edward N. Wolff
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 0 (548,619)
Citation 1

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inequality, pensions, Social Security, wealth

52.

Gender Wage Differentials, Affirmative Action, and Employment Growth on the Industry Level

Posted: 09 Jul 1997
Judith Fields and Edward N. Wolff
Bard College and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Protracted Frictional Unemployment as a Heavy Cost of Technical Progress

Levy Economics Institute WP #179
Posted: 05 May 1997
William J. Baumol and Edward N. Wolff
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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