John H. Pencavel

Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Role of Labor Unions in Fostering Economic Development

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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The Legal Framework for Collective Bargaining in Developing Economies

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 May 1998
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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The Productivity of Working Hours

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8129
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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working hours, output, productivity, women workers

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Worker Cooperatives and Democratic Governance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6932
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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worker cooperatives, comparative efficiency, viability

Income Mobility of Individuals in China and the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2003
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
Niny Khor and John H. Pencavel
Stanford University and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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income inequality, income mobility, China, United States

Income Mobility of Individuals in China and the United States

Economics of Transition, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 417-458, July 2006
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jun 2006
Niny Khor and John H. Pencavel
Stanford University and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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The Surprising Retreat of Union Britain

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Aug 2003
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Unions, Britain

The Surprising Retreat of Union Britain

NBER Working Paper No. w9564
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2022
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Evolution of Income Mobility in the People’s Republic of China: 1991-2002

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 204
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jul 2010
Niny Khor and John H. Pencavel
Asian Development Bank and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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PRC, income inequality, income mobility, urban-rural divide

Wages, Employment, and Capital in Capitalist and Worker-Owned Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2188
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Stanford University and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance
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worker-owned firms, capitalist firms, wages, employment, capital

Wages, Employment, and Capital in Capitalist and Worker-Owned Firms

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2006
Posted: 14 May 2011
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)Stanford University and Luiss Guido Carli - Department of Economics and Finance

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Capitalist and Worker-Owned Firms

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Regulating Collective Bargaining in Developing Countries: Lessons from Three Developed Countries

Stanford University Working Paper No. 97-025
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jan 1998
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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How Successful Have Trade Unions Been? A Utility-Based Indicator of Union Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3660
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Aug 2008
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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trade unions, union density, relative wage effect of unionism, union objectives

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Earnings Inequality and Market Work in Husband-Wife Families

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2235
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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earnings inequality, married women's employment-population ratios, hours of

Recovery from Work and the Productivity of Working Hours

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10103
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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productivity, output, working hours, recovery

Recovery from Work and the Productivity of Working Hours

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 332, pp. 545-563, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Sep 2016
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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An Essay on Real Wage Index Numbers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5455
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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index numbers, real wages, sliding scale

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The Trade-Off between Wages and Employment in Trade Union Objectives

NBER Working Paper No. w0870
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Whose Preferences are Revealed in Hours of Work?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9182
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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working hours, wages, labor supply, labor demand, identification

Whose Preferences are Revealed in Hours of Work?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 9-24, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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The Labor Supply of Self-Employed Workers: The Choice of Working Hours in Worker Co-Ops

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8561
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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labor supply, hours, worker co-ops

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Earnings Inequality, Labour Supply and Schooling in Husband-Wife Families

Bulletin of Economic Research, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 83-124, April 2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Wage and Employment Determinants Under Trade Unionism: The Internationaltypographical Union

NBER Working Paper No. w0570
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2022
J.N. Dertouzos and John H. Pencavel
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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The Changing Size Distribution of U.S. Trade Unions and its Description by Pareto's Distribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7232
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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trade union membership, public-sector unions, Pareto's distribution

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The Effects of Incomes Policies on the Frequency and Size of Wage Changes

NBER Working Paper No. w0778
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2022
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Book Reviews

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Sep 2003
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University - Department of Government, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), International Labour Office, University of Warwick - Warwick Business School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Center for Economic and Policy Research, City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Public & Social Administration, University of Aberdeen - Business School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and Middlesex University - Business School
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Hours, Employment, and Earnings of American Manufacturing Workers from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14175
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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Wage Differentials, Bargaining Protocols, and Trade Unionism in Mid-Twentieth Century American Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13175
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Apr 2020
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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income inequality, wage differentials, bargaining, trade unions

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The Performance of Consumers' Cooperatives in America

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13787
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Oct 2020
John H. Pencavel
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)
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cooperatives, mutual organizations, utilities, medical care, agriculture