Ronald G. Ehrenberg

ILR-Cornell University

Director, Cornell Higher Education Research Institute

Higher Education Research Institute

Ithaca, NY 14853-3901

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (53)

1.

Within State Transitions from 2-Year to 4-Year Public Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w8792
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Feb 2002
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Christopher L. Smith
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 159 (153,628)
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Why Do School District Budget Referenda Fail?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1053
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
ILR-Cornell University, North Colonie Central Schools, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 102 (218,522)
Citation 2

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school budget votes

Why Do School District Budget Referenda Fail?

NBER Working Paper No. w9088
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Aug 2002
ILR-Cornell University, North Colonie Central Schools, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 28 (412,847)
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Do Teachers' Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Matter?: Evidence from Nels88

NBER Working Paper No. w4669
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Aug 2000
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Dan Goldhaber and Dominic J. Brewer
ILR-Cornell University, The Urban Institute and University of Southern California - Rossier School of Education
Downloads 85 (232,932)

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Does it Pay to Attend an Elite Private College? Cross Cohort Evidence on the Effects of College Quality on Earnings

NBER Working Paper No. w5613
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 May 1998
Dominic J. Brewer, Eric Eide and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
University of Southern California - Rossier School of Education, Brigham Young University - Department of Economics and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 83 (234,613)
Citation 42

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The Impact of Us News and World Report College Rankings on Admission Outcomes and Pricing Decisions at Selective Private Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w7227
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Aug 2012
James Monks and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Consortium on Financing Higher Education and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 76 (252,353)
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School District Leave Policies, Teacher Absenteeism, and Student Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w2874
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
ILR-Cornell University, North Colonie Central Schools, University of Colorado Denver and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 76 (250,468)
Citation 8

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Compensation and Firm Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w2145
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and George T. Milkovich
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 61 (279,183)
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Public Sector Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w1179
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Joshua L. Schwarz
ILR-Cornell University and Independent
Downloads 56 (295,493)
Citation 28

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Employment While in College, Academic Achievement and Post-College Outcomes: a Summary of Results

NBER Working Paper No. w1742
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Daniel R. Sherman
ILR-Cornell University and Independent
Downloads 55 (288,313)
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Do Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w10695
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Liang Zhang
ILR-Cornell University and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 54 (300,408)
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Resident and Nonresident Tuition and Enrollment at Flagship State Universities

NBER Working Paper No. w9516
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Feb 2003
Michael J. Rizzo and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 51 (308,157)
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An Economic Analysis of the Market for Law School Students

NBER Working Paper No. w2602
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jul 2001
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 46 (336,784)
Citation 4

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Collective Bargaining and Staff Salaries in American Colleges and Universities

NBER Working Paper No. w8861
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Mar 2002
Daniel B. Klaff and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 45 (346,053)
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Collective Bargaining and Staff Salaries in American Colleges and Universities

Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Vol. 57, No. 1, October 2003
Posted: 16 Nov 2003
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Daniel B. Klaff
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University

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collective bargaining, higher education, staff salaries

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Do Tournaments Have Incentive Effects?

NBER Working Paper No. w2638
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Apr 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Michael L. Bognanno
ILR-Cornell University and Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (333,886)
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Do Indirect Costs Rates Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w6976
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 1999
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Jaroslava K. Mykula
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 43 (346,271)
Citation 1

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Do Trustees and Administrators Matter? Diversifying the Faculty Across Gender Lines

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4664
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
ILR-Cornell University, ILR-Cornell University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cornell University - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (412,847)

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academic institutions, diversifying the faculty, gender, trustees, presidents, provosts

Do Trustees and Administrators Matter? Diversifying the Faculty Across Gender Lines

NBER Working Paper No. w15606
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Dec 2009
ILR-Cornell University, ILR-Cornell University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Cornell University - Department of Economics
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Who Bears the Growing Cost of Science at Universities?

NBER Working Paper No. w9627
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2003
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, George H. Jakubson and Michael J. Rizzo
ILR-Cornell University, ILR-Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 41 (336,784)
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Faculty Turnover at American Colleges and Universities: Analysis of Aaup Data

NBER Working Paper No. w3239
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Hirschel Kasper and Daniel I. Rees
ILR-Cornell University, Oberlin College - Department of Economics and University of Colorado Denver
Downloads 38 (352,701)
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Do Doctoral Students' Financial Support Patterns Affect Their Times-to-Degree and Completion Probabilities

NBER Working Paper No. w4070
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Panayiotis Mavros
ILR-Cornell University and Wayne State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (362,878)
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Paying Our Presidents: What Do Trustees Value?

NBER Working Paper No. w7886
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Sep 2000
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, John L. Cheslock and Julia Epifantseva
ILR-Cornell University, ILR-Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 38 (362,878)
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Crafting a Class: The Trade Off between Merit Scholarships and Enrolling Lower-Income Students

NBER Working Paper No. w11437
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jul 2005
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Liang Zhang and Jared M. Levin
ILR-Cornell University, Pennsylvania State University and Cornell University
Downloads 36 (359,443)
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Studying Ourselves: The Academic Labor Market

NBER Working Paper No. w8965
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 May 2002
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 34 (369,931)
Citation 13

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Do Expenditures Other than Instructional Expenditures Affect Graduation and Persistence Rates in American Higher Education?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4345
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Douglas A. Webber and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 33 (356,057)
Citation 1

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higher education, productivity, graduation rates

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Diffusion of Common Application Membership and Admissions Outcomes at American Colleges and Universities

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Jun 2007
Albert Yung-Hsu Liu, Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Jesenka Mrdjenovic
Cornell University - Department of Economics, ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 32 (377,416)

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higher education, diffusion of innovations

25.

The Sources and Uses of Annual Giving at Private Research Universities

NBER Working Paper No. w8307
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jun 2001
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Christopher L. Smith
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 30 (369,931)
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Inside the Black Box of Doctoral Education: What Program Characteristics Influence Doctoral Students' Attrition and Graduation Probabilities?

NBER Working Paper No. w12065
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Jul 2006
ILR-Cornell University, ILR-Cornell University, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Cornell University - Cornell Higher Education Research Institute and Brigham Young University
Downloads 29 (373,600)
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Optimal Financial Aid Policies for a Selective University

NBER Working Paper No. w1014
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jun 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Daniel R. Sherman
ILR-Cornell University and Independent
Downloads 27 (393,345)
Citation 12

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Adverse Selection and Incentives in an Early Retirement Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6055
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Oct 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, ILR-Cornell University, Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 16 (479,817)

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retirement incentive program, adverse selection, layoff threat, university

Adverse Selection and Incentives in an Early Retirement Program

NBER Working Paper No. w17538
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Oct 2011
affiliation not provided to SSRN, ILR-Cornell University, Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
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The 1995 Nrc Ratings of Doctoral Programs: A Hedonic Model

NBER Working Paper No. w5523
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Apr 1998
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Peter J. Hurst
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 25 (416,040)
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Compliance with the Overtime Pay Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act

NBER Working Paper No. w0815
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Paul Schumann
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 24 (393,345)
Citation 1

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Economic and Statistical Analysis of Discrimination in Hiring

NBER Working Paper No. w1222
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jan 2002
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Robert S. Smith
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 24 (402,022)

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Workers' Compensation, Wages, and the Risk of Injury

NBER Working Paper No. w1538
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 23 (402,022)
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Program Design and Student Outcomes in Graduate Education

NBER Working Paper No. w12064
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 May 2006
Bureau of Labor Statistics, ILR-Cornell University, ILR-Cornell University, Brigham Young University - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 22 (416,040)
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Would Reducing Tenure Probabilities Increase Faculty Salaries?

NBER Working Paper No. w5150
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Jun 2000
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Paul J. Pieper and Rachel A. Willis
ILR-Cornell University, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - Curriculum in American Studies
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Citation 1

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Estimating Wage-Fringe Trade-Offs: Some Data Problems

NBER Working Paper No. w0827
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Robert S. Smith and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 21 (411,295)
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Workers' Rights: Rethinking Protective Labor Legislation

NBER Working Paper No. w1754
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jul 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 19 (426,095)
Citation 1

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Advance Notice Provisions in Plant Closing Legislation: Do They Matter?

NBER Working Paper No. w2611
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Mar 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and George H. Jakubson
ILR-Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 19 (431,239)

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Econometric Analyses of the Empirical Consequences of Comparable Worth: What Have We Learned?

NBER Working Paper No. w2672
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 18 (420,989)

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Diffusion of Common Application Membership and Admissions Outcomes at American Colleges and Universities

NBER Working Paper No. w13175
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Albert Yung-Hsu Liu, Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Jesenka Mrdjenovic
affiliation not provided to SSRN, ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 17 (441,594)

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Comparable Worth in the Public Sector

NBER Working Paper No. w1471
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Robert S. Smith
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Downloads 17 (426,095)
Citation 1

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Do Expenditures Other than Instructional Expenditures Affect Graduation and Persistence Rates in American Higher Education

NBER Working Paper No. w15216
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Douglas A. Webber and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 16 (441,594)
Citation 1

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The Effect of Unions on Productivity in the Public Sector: The Case of Libraries

NBER Working Paper No. w0717
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Joshua L. Schwarz
ILR-Cornell University and Independent
Downloads 16 (446,896)

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Cost-of-Living Adjustment Clauses in Union Contracts

NBER Working Paper No. w0998
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Apr 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Leif Danziger and Gee San
ILR-Cornell University, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and National Central University
Downloads 16 (441,594)
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The Social Security Student Benefit Program and Family Decisions

NBER Working Paper No. w1357
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Rebecca A. Luzadis
ILR-Cornell University and Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration
Downloads 15 (452,037)

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Merit Pay for School Superintendents?

NBER Working Paper No. w1954
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Richard P. Chaykowski and Randy A. Ehrenberg
ILR-Cornell University, Queen's University and North Colonie Central Schools
Downloads 15 (452,037)

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Do Historically Black Institutions of Higher Education Confer Unique Advantages on Black Students: An Initial Analysis

NBER Working Paper No. w4356
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jul 2001
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Donna S. Rothstein
ILR-Cornell University and United States Bureau of Labor Statistics
Downloads 15 (441,594)
Citation 1

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Did Teachers' Race and Verbal Ability Matter in the 1960'S? Coleman Revisited

NBER Working Paper No. w4293
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Dominic J. Brewer
ILR-Cornell University and University of Southern California - Rossier School of Education
Downloads 13 (462,289)
Citation 12

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Compensating Wage Differentials for Mandatory Overtime

NBER Working Paper No. w0805
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2007
Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Paul Schumann
ILR-Cornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 11 (477,726)
Citation 8

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An Evaluation of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship's Effect on Phd Production at Non-Uncf Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w21451
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Cornell University - Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, Cornell University - Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, ILR-Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 3 (516,350)

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How Would Universities Respond to Increased Federal Support for Graduate Students?

NBER Working Paper No. w3741
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Daniel I. Rees and Dominic J. Brewer
ILR-Cornell University, University of Colorado Denver and University of Southern California - Rossier School of Education
Downloads 3 (520,630)
Citation 1

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Producing Humanities Phds Among Bas at Doctoral Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w22372
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Todd R. Jones and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Cornell University and ILR-Cornell University
Downloads 0 (511,943)

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Changing Faculty Employment at Four-Year Colleges and Universities in the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9595
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Liang Zhang, Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Xiangmin Liu
Pennsylvania State University, ILR-Cornell University and Pennsylvania State University
Downloads 0 (498,018)

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faculty employment, non tenure-track faculty

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Changing Faculty Employment at Four-Year Colleges and Universities in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w21827
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2015
Liang Zhang, Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Xiangmin Liu
Pennsylvania State University, ILR-Cornell University and Pennsylvania State University
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