John Bound

University of Michigan

611 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

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1.

Estimating the Health Effects of Retirement

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. UM WP 2007-168
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
John Bound and Timothy Waidmann
University of Michigan and The Urban Institute
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What are the Causes of Rising Wage Inequality in the United States?

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1995
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
John Bound and George Johnson
University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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labor, inequality, production

Implications of Skill-Biased Technological Change: International Evidence

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jun 1998
Eli Berman, John Bound and Stephen J. Machin
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Downloads 290 (132,239)
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Implications of Skill-Biased Technological Change: International Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w6166
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 09 May 2021
Eli Berman, John Bound and Stephen J. Machin
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Downloads 83 (373,535)
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Implications of Skill-Biased Technological Change: International Evidence

Posted: 27 Sep 1998
Eli Berman, John Bound and Stephen J. Machin
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

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Understanding the Economic Impact of the H-1B Program on the U.S.

Sloan Foundation Economics Research Paper No. 2883348
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
John Bound, Gaurav Khanna and Nicolas Morales
University of Michigan, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
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High-skill immigration, H-1Bs, Information Technology

Understanding the Economic Impact of the H-1b Program on the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w23153
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 13 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
John Bound, Gaurav Khanna and Nicolas Morales
University of Michigan, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Downloads 59 (451,364)

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The Implications of Differential Trends in Mortality for Social Security Policy

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2014-314
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jan 2015
University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and The Urban Institute
Downloads 140 (258,619)
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Social Security, FRA, life expectancy, differential trends, mortality, educational attainment

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Changes in the Demand for Skilled Labor within U.S. Manufacturing Industries: Evidence from the Annual Survey of Manufacturing

NBER Working Paper No. w4255
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 06 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Eli Berman, John Bound and Zvi Griliches
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan and (Deceased)
Downloads 112 (305,001)
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On the Validity of Season of Birth as an Instrument in Wage Equations: A Comment on Angrist & Krueger&Apos;S "Does Compulsory School Attendance Affect Scho

NBER Working Paper No. w5835
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2021
John Bound and David A. Jaeger
University of Michigan and University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance
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8.

Who Does R&D and Who Patents?

NBER Working Paper No. w0908
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
University of Michigan, Harvard University, (Deceased), University of California at Berkeley and Brandeis University
Downloads 105 (318,923)
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Tracking the Household Income of SSDI and SSI Applicants

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2001-009
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
University of Michigan, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and The Urban Institute
Downloads 102 (325,084)
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Trade in University Training: Cross-State Variation in the Production and Use of College-Educated Labor

NBER Working Paper No. w8555
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
University of Michigan, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Central European University (CEU) - Department of Economics and University of Virginia
Downloads 86 (362,136)
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Increasing Time to Baccalaureate Degree in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w15892
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2021
University of Michigan, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of Virginia
Downloads 84 (367,436)
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Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing College Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w15272
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2021
John Bound, Brad Hershbein and Bridget Long
University of Michigan, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education
Downloads 74 (395,392)
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Disability Benefits as Social Insurance: Tradeoffs between Screening Stringency and Benefit Generosity in Optimal Program Design

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-042
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Feb 2008
The Urban Institute, University of Michigan and The Urban Institute
Downloads 74 (395,392)
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Internationalization of U.S. Doctorate Education

NBER Working Paper No. w14792
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2021
John Bound, Sarah E. Turner and Patrick Walsh
University of Michigan, University of Virginia and St. Michael's College - Department of Economics
Downloads 66 (420,590)

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Why Have College Completion Rates Declined? An Analysis of Changing Student Preparation and Collegiate Resources

NBER Working Paper No. w15566
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 08 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
University of Michigan, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of Virginia
Downloads 65 (423,914)
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Accounting for Recent Declines in Employment Rates Among the Working-Aged Disabled

NBER Working Paper No. w7975
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Oct 2000 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
John Bound and Timothy Waidmann
University of Michigan and The Urban Institute
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The Social Security Early Retirement Benefit as Safety Net

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-240
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Nov 2010
John Bound and Timothy Waidmann
University of Michigan and The Urban Institute
Downloads 61 (437,670)
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Going to War and Going to College: Did World War Ii and the G.I. Bill Increase Educational Attainment for Returning Veterans?

NBER Working Paper No. w7452
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
John Bound and Sarah E. Turner
University of Michigan and University of Virginia
Downloads 61 (437,670)
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Using a Structural Retirement Model to Simulate the Effect of Changes to the OASDI and Medicare Programs

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2004-091
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 May 2008
University of Michigan, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and The Urban Institute
Downloads 60 (441,252)
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The Cure Can Be Worse than the Disease: A Cautionary Tale Regarding Instrumental Variables

NBER Working Paper No. t0137
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 19 May 2021
John Bound, David A. Jaeger and Regina Baker
University of Michigan, University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Downloads 60 (441,252)
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Double Trouble: On the Value of Twins-Based Estimation of the Return to Schooling

NBER Working Paper No. w6721
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 15 May 2021
John Bound and Gary Solon
University of Michigan and University of Arizona
Downloads 59 (444,845)
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Health, Economic Resources and the Work Decisions of Older Men

NBER Working Paper No. w13657
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2021
University of Michigan, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics and The Urban Institute
Downloads 55 (459,625)
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Public Universities: The Supply Side of Building a Skilled Workforce

NBER Working Paper No. w25945
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jun 2019
University of Michigan, The Urban Institute, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Virginia
Downloads 54 (463,400)
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Closing the Gap or Widening the Divide: The Effects of the G.I. Bill and World War Ii on the Educational Outcomes of Black Americans

NBER Working Paper No. w9044
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jul 2002 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2021
Sarah E. Turner and John Bound
University of Virginia and University of Michigan
Downloads 54 (463,400)
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Cohort Crowding: How Resources Affect Collegiate Attainment

NBER Working Paper No. w12424
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2006
John Bound and Sarah E. Turner
University of Michigan and University of Virginia
Downloads 53 (467,296)
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Local Economic Hardship and Its Role in Life Expectancy Trends

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2018-389
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Feb 2019
University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health, The Urban Institute and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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mortality trends, deaths of despair, midlife

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Reconciling Findings on the Employment Effect of Disability Insurance

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-239
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Nov 2010
University of Michigan, Oregon Health and Science University and The Urban Institute
Downloads 51 (475,307)
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Changes in the Structure of Wages During the 1980&Apos;S: an Evaluation of Alternative Explanations

NBER Working Paper No. w2983
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
John Bound and George Johnson
University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (487,563)
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The Dynamic Effects of Health on the Labor Force Transitions of Older Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w6777
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Dec 1998 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2021
University of Michigan, University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices and The Urban Institute
Downloads 48 (487,563)
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The Declining Labor Market Prospects of Less-Educated Men

NBER Working Paper No. w25577
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 22 May 2021
Ariel Binder and John Bound
U.S. Census Bureau and University of Michigan
Downloads 47 (491,939)
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Self-Reported vs. Objective Measures of Health in Retirement Models

NBER Working Paper No. w2997
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2021
John Bound
University of Michigan
Downloads 46 (496,301)
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Accounting for the Black-White Wealth Gap: A Nonparametric Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w8466
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Michigan - Department of Economics & Ford School and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 46 (496,301)
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The Welfare Implications of Increasing DI Benefit Generosity

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2002-024
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
University of Michigan, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, The Urban Institute and Smith College
Downloads 44 (505,252)

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The Extent of Measurement Error in Longitudinal Earnings Data: Do Two Wrongs Make a Right?

NBER Working Paper No. w2885
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 22 May 2021
John Bound and Alan B. Krueger
University of Michigan and Princeton University - Industrial Relations Section
Downloads 44 (505,252)
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What Went Wrong? The Erosion of Relative Earnings and Employment Among Young Black Men in the 1980s

NBER Working Paper No. w3778
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2021
John Bound and Richard B. Freeman
University of Michigan and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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On the Validity of Using Census Geocode Characteristics to Proxy Individual Socioeconomic Characteristics

NBER Working Paper No. t0189
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2010
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health, University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
Downloads 40 (523,723)
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Social Security Benefit Claiming and Medicare Utilization

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-297
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2014
University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Downloads 38 (533,398)
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early retirement, Social Security Disability Insurance, Medicare, health care utilization

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Did Criminal Activity Increase During the 1980s? Comparisons Across Data Sources

NBER Working Paper No. w4431
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2021
Scott Boggess and John Bound
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and University of Michigan
Downloads 35 (548,829)

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A Passage to America: University Funding and International Students

NBER Working Paper No. w22981
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2021
University of Michigan, The Urban Institute, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Virginia
Downloads 33 (559,605)
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Race Differences in Labor Force Attachment and Disability Status

NBER Working Paper No. w5536
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Jun 1998 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
University of Michigan, RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices and The Urban Institute
Downloads 33 (559,605)

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Residential Mobility Across Local Areas in the United States and the Geographic Distribution of the Healthy Population

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 14-14
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Arline T. Geronimus, John Bound and Annie Ro
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health, University of Michigan and UC Irvine
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place and health, residential mobility, race and health, SES, urban, rural

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Measurement Error in Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Labor Market Surveys: Results from Two Validation Studies

NBER Working Paper No. w2884
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jun 2004
University of Michigan, University of Michigan, Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
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The Health and Earnings of Rejected Disability Insurance Applicants

NBER Working Paper No. w2816
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2021
John Bound
University of Michigan
Downloads 31 (570,605)
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Coding Geographic Areas Across Census Years: Creating Consistent Definitions of Metropolitan Areas

NBER Working Paper No. w6772
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 1999 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2010
University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance, University of Virginia, Stanford University and University of Michigan
Downloads 30 (576,327)

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The Welfare Implications of Increasing Disability Insurance Benefit Generosity

NBER Working Paper No. w9155
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 08 Oct 2002 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
University of Michigan, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics and Smith College
Downloads 29 (582,258)
Citation 9

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Race and Education Differences in Disability Status and Labor Force Attachment

NBER Working Paper No. w5159
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 13 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2021
University of Michigan, RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices and The Urban Institute
Downloads 27 (594,576)

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The Effect of Measured School Inputs on Academic Achievement: Evidence from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s Birth Cohorts

NBER Working Paper No. w5331
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2021
Susanna Loeb and John Bound
Stanford University and University of Michigan
Downloads 26 (601,011)

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Estimates of the Potential Insurance Value of Disability Insurance for Individuals with Mental Health Impairments

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2013-283
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
John Bound, Kyle Caswell and Timothy Waidmann
University of Michigan, The Urban Institute and The Urban Institute
Downloads 24 (614,401)

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Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, mental illness

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Demand Shifts, Population Adjustments, and Labor Market Outcomes During the 1980s

NBER Working Paper No. w5685
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
John Bound and Harry J. Holzer
University of Michigan and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
Downloads 21 (635,204)
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Brothers and Sisters in the Family and the Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w1476
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2010
John Bound, Zvi Griliches and Bronwyn H. Hall
University of Michigan, (Deceased) and University of California at Berkeley
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Worker Adaptation and Employer Accommodation Following the Onset of a Health Impairment

NBER Working Paper No. w5169
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2021
Mary C. Daly and John Bound
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and University of Michigan
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The Illusion of Failure: Trends in the Self-Reported Health of the U.S. Elderly

NBER Working Paper No. w5017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2021
The Urban Institute, University of Michigan and RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
Downloads 18 (656,624)
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Finishing Degrees and Finding Jobs: U.S. Higher Education and the Flow of Foreign it Workers

NBER Working Paper No. w20505
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
University of Michigan, Koc UniversityKoc University - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of Virginia
Downloads 15 (678,452)
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Disability Transfers and the Labor Force Attachment of Older Men: Evidence from the Historical Record

NBER Working Paper No. w3437
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 May 2021
John Bound
University of Michigan
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Industrial Shifts, Skills Levels, and the Labor Market for White and Black Males

NBER Working Paper No. w3715
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
John Bound and Harry J. Holzer
University of Michigan and Georgetown University - Public Policy Institute (GPPI)
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The Globalization of Postsecondary Education: The Role of International Students in the Us Higher Education System

NBER Working Paper No. w28342
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
University of Michigan, The Urban Institute, University of Virginia and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Downloads 4 (764,549)
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College Choice, Private Options, and the Incidence of Public Investment in Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w29353
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
John Bound and Andrew Simon
University of Michigan and University of Chicago
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Us Infant Mortality and the President's Party

2014 National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS) Annual Meeting
Posted: 05 Nov 2013
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health

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