Charles Brown

University of Michigan

Professor of Economics, and Program Director

611 Tappan Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Unemployment: A Survey

NBER Working Paper No. w0846
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 07 Jan 2008
Charles Brown, Curtis Gilroy and Andrew I. Kohen
University of Michigan, affiliation not provided to SSRN and James Madison University - Economics Program
Downloads 133 (210,655)
Citation 81

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The Employer Size-Wage Effect

NBER Working Paper No. w2870
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2004
Charles Brown and James L. Medoff
University of Michigan and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 115 (235,231)
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Early Retirement Windows

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-064
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2010
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 78 (305,947)
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Early Retirement Windows

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2003-064
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Apr 2010
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 34 (449,473)
Citation 10

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Future Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences with the Panel Study of Income Dynamics

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, New York University (NYU) - Department of Sociology, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Survey Research Center and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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The Role of Conventional Retirement Age in Retirement Decisions

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-120
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 76 (307,620)
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Time-Series Evidence of the Effect of the Minimum Wage on Youth Employment and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w0790
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Charles Brown, Curtis Gilroy and Andrew I. Kohen
University of Michigan, affiliation not provided to SSRN and James Madison University - Economics Program
Downloads 31 (463,669)
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Time-Series Evidence of the Effect of the Minimum Wage on Youth Employment and Unemployment

NBER Working Paper No. w0790
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Charles Brown, Curtis Gilroy and Andrew I. Kohen
University of Michigan, affiliation not provided to SSRN and James Madison University - Economics Program
Downloads 28 (479,254)
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Estimating the Determinants of Employee Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w0353
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2004
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 47 (389,859)
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Assistance to the Poor in a Federal System

NBER Working Paper No. w1715
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Charles Brown and Wallace E. Oates
University of Michigan and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
Downloads 44 (400,255)
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Cohort Changes in Social Security Benefits and Pension Wealth

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2016-350
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Chichun Fang, Charles Brown and David Weir
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Institute for Social Research (ISR)
Downloads 38 (422,854)

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Health and Retirement Study, Social Security, pension plan, retirement wealth, projection methods

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Post-Retirement Adjustments in Defined Benefit Pensions

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2010-242
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jan 2011
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
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retirement, pensions

11.

Sex-Based Differences in School Content and the Male/Female Wage Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w5580
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Apr 1998 Last Revised: 14 May 2000
Charles Brown and Mary Corcoran
University of Michigan and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 36 (430,926)
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The Demand for Cocaine by Young Adults: A Rational Addiction Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w5713
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Sep 1999 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics and University of Michigan
Downloads 35 (435,004)
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The Impact of Firm Acquisitions on Labor

NBER Working Paper No. w2273
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Charles Brown and James L. Medoff
University of Michigan and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 33 (443,339)
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Firm Age and Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w8552
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Oct 2001 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2002
Charles Brown and James L. Medoff
University of Michigan and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Firms' Choice of Method of Pay

NBER Working Paper No. w3065
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2004
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 29 (461,523)
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Black-White Earnings Ratios Since the Civil Rights Act of 1964: The Importance of Labor Market Dropouts

NBER Working Paper No. w0617
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jun 2001 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2010
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 29 (461,523)
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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)
Downloads 28 (466,465)
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Wage Levels and Method of Pay

NBER Working Paper No. w3336
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2010
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 25 (482,079)
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Military Enlistments: What Can We Learn from Geographic Variation?

NBER Working Paper No. w1261
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Jun 2004
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
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The Federal Attack on Labor Market Discrimination: The Mouse that Roared?

NBER Working Paper No. w0669
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2002
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 23 (492,958)
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The Effect of Ignoring Heteroscedasticity on Estimates of the Tobit Model

NBER Working Paper No. t0027
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Charles Brown and Robert A. Moffitt
University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins University - Department of Economics
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Standard-Rate Wage Setting, Labor Quality, and Unions

NBER Working Paper No. w1717
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2010
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
Downloads 21 (504,200)
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23.

The Quality Dimension in Army Retention

NBER Working Paper No. w3337
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2010
Charles Brown
University of Michigan
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