Barry T. Hirsch

Georgia State University

W.J. Usery Chair of the American Workplace

Department of Economics

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies

Atlanta, GA 30302-3992

United States

http://www2.gsu.edu/bhirsch

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

What Do Unions Do for Economic Performance?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 892
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Oct 2003
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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unions, economic performance, productivity, profits, investment, growth, collective voice

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Wage Determination in the U.S. Airline Industry: Union Power Under Product Market Constraints

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2384
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Nov 2006
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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airlines, wages, bargaining, unions, comparability, wage cycles, bankruptcy, CPS

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Estimates of Union Density by State

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Oct 2001
Barry T. Hirsch, David A. MacPherson and Wayne G. Vroman
Georgia State University, Trinity University and Urban Institute
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Union membership density, state union density, collective bargaining

Estimates of Union Density by State

Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 124, No. 7
Posted: 05 Dec 2001
Barry T. Hirsch, David A. MacPherson and Wayne G. Vroman
Georgia State University, Trinity University and Urban Institute

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Union membership density, state union density, collective bargaining

The Rise and Fall of Private Sector Unionism: What Next for the Nlra?

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2008
Jeffrey M. Hirsch and Barry T. Hirsch
University of North Carolina School of Law and Georgia State University
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Labor, Unions, Economics

The Rise and Fall of Private Sector Unionism: What Next for the Nlra?

Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper No. 2362
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Oct 2006
Barry T. Hirsch and Jeffrey M. Hirsch
Georgia State University and University of North Carolina School of Law
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labor law, employment law, unions, worker voice

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Lessons from the Laureates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3956
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
William Breit and Barry T. Hirsch
Trinity University and Georgia State University
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Nobel economists, economic thought, autobiography

Lessons from the Laureates

LIVES OF THE LAUREATES: TWENTY-THREE NOBEL ECONOMISTS, Fifth Edition, William Breit and Barry T. Hirsch, eds., Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Jan 2009
William Breit and Barry T. Hirsch
Trinity University and Georgia State University
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Nobel economists, economic thought, autobiography

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Difficulties of Regulation When Wage Costs are the Major Cost

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper 01-08
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2001
Michael L. Wachter, Barry T. Hirsch and James W. Gillula
University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics, Georgia State University and DRI-WEFA
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Private Sector Union Density and the Wage Premium: Past, Present, and Future

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Sep 2001
Barry T. Hirsch and Edward J. Schumacher
Georgia State University and Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration
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Private Sector Union Density and the Wage Premium: Past, Present, and Future

Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 22, No. 3, Summer 2001
Posted: 18 Sep 2001
Barry T. Hirsch and Edward J. Schumacher
Georgia State University and Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration

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Underpaid or Overpaid? Wage Analysis for Nurses Using Job and Worker Attributes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3833
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Nov 2008
Barry T. Hirsch and Edward J. Schumacher
Georgia State University and Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration
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nursing, wage differentials, job attributes

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Minimum Wage Channels of Adjustment

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 11-34
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Barry T. Hirsch, Bruce Evan Kaufman and Tetyana Zelenska
Georgia State University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Innovations for Poverty Action
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minimum wages, employment, labor market adjustments, labor market theories

Minimum Wage Channels of Adjustment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6132
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Nov 2011
Barry T. Hirsch, Bruce Evan Kaufman and Tetyana Zelenska
Georgia State University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Innovations for Poverty Action
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minimum wages, employment, labor market adjustments, labor market theories

Minimum Wage Channels of Adjustment

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 54, Issue 2, pp. 199-239, 2015
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Barry T. Hirsch, Bruce Evan Kaufman and Tetyana Zelenska
Georgia State University, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Innovations for Poverty Action
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Do Returns to Human Capital Equalize Across Occupational Paths?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Nov 2001
Barry T. Hirsch and James A. Freeman
Georgia State University and Wheaton College - Department of Economics
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human capital, returns to education and post-school training, earnings profiles, occupational paths

Do Returns to Human Capital Equalize Across Occupational Paths?

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 20, 2001
Posted: 27 Nov 2001
Barry T. Hirsch and James A. Freeman
Georgia State University and Wheaton College - Department of Economics

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human capital, returns to education and post-school training, earnings profiles, occupational paths

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Why Do Part-Time Workers Earn Less? The Role of Worker and Job Skills

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1261
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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Part-time employment, wage differentials, occupational skills, longitudinal analysis

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Unions, Dynamism, and Economic Performance

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 10-08
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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Unions, Dynamism, and Economic Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5342
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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unions, economic performance, competition, dynamism

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Sluggish Institutions in a Dynamic World: Can Unions and Industrial Competition Coexist?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2930
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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labor unions, workplace governance, wages, wage premium, economic performance, membership, density, airlines, motor vehicles

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Measuring Union and Nonunion Wage Growth: Puzzles in Search of Solutions

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Jul 2002
Georgia State University, Trinity University and Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration
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Wage growth, union wage differential, Current Population Survey, Employment Cost Index, Employer Costs for Employee Compensation

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Wage Gaps Large and Small

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 08-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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Wage differentials, imputation, unions, cost-of-living, regulation and wages

Wage Gaps Large and Small

IZA Working Paper No. 3375
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 May 2008
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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wage differentials, imputation, unions, cost-of-living, regulation, wages

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Classic Monopsony or New Monopsony? Searching for Evidence in Nursing Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1154
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Barry T. Hirsch and Edward J. Schumacher
Georgia State University and Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration
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monopsony, nurses, wages, hospitals

Union Membership and Coverage Database from the Current Population Survey: Note

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Mar 2003
Barry T. Hirsch and David A. MacPherson
Georgia State University and Trinity University
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Union Membership and Coverage Database from the Current Population Survey: Note

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 2003
Posted: 02 Apr 2003
Barry T. Hirsch and David A. MacPherson
Georgia State University and Trinity University

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Union membership, union coverage, union density, CPS, Internet

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College Majors and the Knowledge Content of Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2941
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Aug 2007
James A. Freeman and Barry T. Hirsch
Wheaton College - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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college majors, job knowledge content, occupations, O*NET, returns to schooling

Evaluating Workplace Mandates with Flows versus Stocks: An Application to California Paid Family Leave

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-10
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Sep 2014
E. Mark Curtis, Barry T. Hirsch and Mary Schroeder
Wake Forest University - Department of Economics, Georgia State University and University of Iowa
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Policy evaluation, paid family leave, new hires, wages, employment, turnover

Evaluating Workplace Mandates with Flows Versus Stocks: An Application to California Paid Family Leave

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8449
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
E. Mark Curtis, Barry T. Hirsch and Mary Schroeder
Wake Forest University - Department of Economics, Georgia State University and University of Iowa
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policy evaluation, paid family leave, new hires, wages, employment, turnover

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Wages, Sorting on Skill, and the Racial Composition of Jobs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 741
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Apr 2003
Barry T. Hirsch and David A. MacPherson
Georgia State University and Trinity University
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Discrimination, Racial Composition, Skill Sorting

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Evaluating the Labor Market Performance of Veterans Using a Matched Comparison Group Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 740
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Apr 2003
Barry T. Hirsch and Stephen L. Mehay
Georgia State University and Government of the United States of America - Naval Postgraduate School
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Veterans, Civilian Earnings, Matched Comparison Group

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Is Earnings Nonresponse Ignorable?

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 10-10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Christopher R. Bollinger and Barry T. Hirsch
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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response bias, imputation, earnings nonresponse, gender gap, CPS

Is Earnings Nonresponse Ignorable?

RatSWD Working Paper No. 165
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Christopher R. Bollinger and Barry T. Hirsch
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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response bias, imputation, earnings nonresponse, gender gap, CPS

Is Earnings Nonresponse Ignorable?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5347
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Christopher R. Bollinger and Barry T. Hirsch
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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response bias, imputation, earnings nonresponse, gender gap, CPS

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Match Bias in Wage Gap Estimates Due to Earnings Imputation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 783
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jun 2003
Barry T. Hirsch and Edward J. Schumacher
Georgia State University and Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration
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Wage Differentials, Hot Deck Imputation, Match Bias, CPS, Union Wage Premiums

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Match Bias from Earnings Imputation in the Current Population Survey: The Case of Imperfect Matching

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1846
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Christopher R. Bollinger and Barry T. Hirsch
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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match bias, imputation, CPS, wage equations, measurement error

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Reconsidering Union Wage Effects: Surveying New Evidence on an Old Topic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 795
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jul 2003
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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Union Wage Differentials, Measurement Error, Hot Deck Imputation, Match Bias

An Anatomy of Racial and Ethnic Trends in Male Earnings

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 12-18, W. J. Usery Workplace Research Group Working Paper No. 2012-7-2
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Aug 2012
John V. Winters and Barry T. Hirsch
Iowa State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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Inequality, Race, Earnings, Wages, Median Regression, Inputed Earnings

An Anatomy of Racial and Ethnic Trends in Male Earnings

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6766
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
John V. Winters and Barry T. Hirsch
Iowa State University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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inequality, race, earnings, wages, median regression, imputed earnings

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Nonprofit Wages: Theory and Evidence

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Mar 2017
Barry T. Hirsch, David A. MacPherson and Anne Preston
Georgia State University, Trinity University and Haverford College - Department of Economics
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Nonprofit wage differentials, nonprofit employment, current population survey (CPS)

Nonprofit Wages: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10571
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Barry T. Hirsch, David A. MacPherson and Anne Preston
Georgia State University, Trinity University and Haverford College - Department of Economics
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nonprofit wage differentials, nonprofit employment, Current Population Survey (CPS)

The Puzzling Fixity of Multiple Job Holding Across Regions and Labor Markets

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Barry T. Hirsch, Muhammad Husain and John V. Winters
Georgia State University, Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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Multiple Job Holding, local labor markets, city size and regional differences, commuting costs

The Puzzling Fixity of Multiple Job Holding Across Regions and Labor Markets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9631
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Barry T. Hirsch, Muhammad Husain and John V. Winters
Georgia State University, Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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multiple job holding, local labor markets, city size and regional differences, commuting costs

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An Anatomy of Public Sector Unions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7313
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University
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union membership, public sector unions, public sector pay, employment

Multiple Job Holding, Local Labor Markets, and the Business Cycle

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-01
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jan 2016
Barry T. Hirsch, Muhammad Husain and John V. Winters
Georgia State University, Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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Multiple Jobs, local labor markets, business cycle

Multiple Job Holding, Local Labor Markets, and the Business Cycle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9630
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Barry T. Hirsch, Muhammad Husain and John V. Winters
Georgia State University, Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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multiple jobs, local labor markets, business cycle

Who Cares - And Does It Matter? Measuring Wage Penalties for Caring Work

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 14-13
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Barry T. Hirsch and Julia Manzella
Georgia State University and Bowdoin College - Department of Economics
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Who Cares – and Does it Matter? Measuring Wage Penalties for Caring Work

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8388
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Barry T. Hirsch and Julia Manzella
Georgia State University and Bowdoin College - Department of Economics
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caring wage penalties, occupational job attributes, gender wage gaps

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Trouble in the Tails? What We Know About Earnings Nonresponse Thirty Years after Lillard, Smith, and Welch

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11710
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, Georgia State University, U.S. Census Bureau and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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CPS ASEC, nonresponse bias, copula, measurement error, hot deck imputation, proxy reports, earnings inequality

Rotation Group Bias in Measures of Multiple Job Holding

Economic Letters, Forthcoming, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 16-12
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Barry T. Hirsch and John V. Winters
Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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Multiple Job Holding, Rotation Group Bias, Current Population Survey

Rotation Group Bias in Measures of Multiple Job Holding

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10245
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Oct 2016
Barry T. Hirsch and John V. Winters
Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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multiple job holding, rotation group bias, Current Population Survey

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Unions, Wage Gaps, and Wage Dispersion: New Evidence from the Americas

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6757
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Fernando Rios Avila and Barry T. Hirsch
Bard College - The Levy Economics Institute and Georgia State University
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unions, wages, wage dispersion, Latin America

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Trouble in the Tails? What We Know about Earnings Nonresponse Thirty Years After Lillard, Smith, and Welch

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 18-08
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
University of Kentucky - Department of Economics, Georgia State University, U.S. Census Bureau and University of Kentucky - Department of Economics
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CPS, ASEC, nonresponse bias, copula, measurement error, hot deck, imputation, proxy reports, earnings inequality

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An Anatomy of Racial and Ethnic Trends in Male Earnings in the U.S

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 60, Issue 4, pp. 930-947, 2014
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Nov 2014
Barry T. Hirsch and John V. Winters
Georgia State University and Iowa State University - Department of Economics
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earnings, imputed earnings, inequality, median regression, race, wages

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Unions, Wage Gaps, and Wage Dispersion: New Evidence from the Americas

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 53, Issue 1, pp. 1-27, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Fernando Rios‐Avila and Barry T. Hirsch
Bard College - The Levy Economics Institute and Georgia State University
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Postal Service Compensation and the Comparability Standard

Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 18, pp. 243-279, 1999
Posted: 09 Nov 2003
Barry T. Hirsch, Michael L. Wachter and James W. Gillula
Georgia State University, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Institute for Law and Economics and DRI-WEFA

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Wage Differentials Across Labor Markets and Workers: Does Cost of Living Matter?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 37, No. 4, October 1999
Posted: 12 Oct 2000
J. Michael Dumond, Barry T. Hirsch and David A. MacPherson
Florida State University, Georgia State University and Trinity University

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Compensating Differentials and Unmeasured Ability in the Labor Market for Nurses: Why Do Hospitals Pay More?

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, Vol. 50, No. 4 (July 1997)
Posted: 18 Apr 1998
Edward J. Schumacher and Barry T. Hirsch
Trinity University - Department of Health Care Administration and Georgia State University

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Workers' Compensation Recipiency in Union and Nonunion Workplaces

INDUSTRIAL AND LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW, January 1997
Posted: 06 Dec 1996
Barry T. Hirsch, David A. MacPherson and J. Michael Dumond
Georgia State University, Trinity University and Florida State University

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Why Do Part-Time Workers Earn Less? the Role of Worker and Job Skills.

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 525-551, July 2005
Posted: 17 May 2005
Barry T. Hirsch
Georgia State University

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part-time workers, skills and earnings