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    • Dynamics of Labor Market Earnings and Sector of Employment in Urban Mexico, 1987-2002. 

      Duval Hernandez, Robert (2005-12-23)
      This dissertation studies labor earnings mobility in the short-run and the structure of labor markets in urban Mexico, from 1987 to 2002. In the first part it gauges the average earnings mobility in the economy and ...
    • Essays in Applied Microeconomics 

      Jones, Todd R (2018-05-30)
      This dissertation includes three essays. The first essay is entitled "Do Peers Influence Occupational Preferences? Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Peer Groups at West Point" and is coauthored with Michael Kofoed. We study ...
    • Essays in Labor and Education Economics 

      Willén, Alexander L.P. (2018-05-30)
      This dissertation consists of three essays, each using advanced empirical methods to address important questions within the fields of labor and education economics. In Chapter 1, I exploit a Swedish reform that eliminated ...
    • Essays in Labor and Macroeconomics 

      Kanazawa, Nobuyuki (2017-05-30)
      This dissertation contains three chapters that empirically examine the interactions among economic variables from three different fields: labor economics, macroeconomics, and financial markets. This dissertation lies at ...
    • Essays In Labor Economics 

      Zheng, Lingwen (2014-08-18)
      The first chapter of this dissertation examines the phenomenon of labor market segregation. Using a regression discontinuity (RD) design, I exploit the variation in baseyear minority shares across single-establishment firms ...
    • Essays in Labor Economics 

      Green, Andrew Shaw (2017-05-30)
      This dissertation contributes to the understanding of employer-employee bargaining over hours of work, and the use of administrative data to better understand labor market statistics. In chapter 1, ``Hours Off the Clock,'' ...
    • Essays In Labor Economics 

      Buntrock, Evan (2015-05-24)
      The three essays of this dissertation are studies of individual choice and outcomes in labor-economics related problems. In the first chapter, I use an individual's rank in his coworker-comparison group to predict whether ...
    • Essays on Applied Economic Theory 

      Yin, Zhenda (2018-08-30)
      This dissertation consists of three chapters (essays). The first two chapters share a common theme: the study of how the positive selection of employees -- identifying those who are more skilled and/or those who like their ...
    • Essays on Factor Mobility and Economic Outcomes 

      Firsin, Oleg (2018-08-30)
      This dissertation studies economic consequences of factor mobility in three different contexts. The first chapter deepens understanding of the effect of immigration on native wages in a setting where offshoring also takes ...
    • Essays On Labor And Health Economics 

      Zhao, Chen (2013-05-26)
      The first essay looks how the disability wage gap as well as the gender, race, and ethnicity wage gaps are affected by macroeconomic conditions. Even though a large literature looks at the trends of these wage gaps, very ...
    • Essays On Labor Economics And Public Policy 

      Strain, Michael (2012-05-27)
      The main component of this thesis, found in the first chapter, is an investigation of earnings instability, which can be thought of as the fluctuations around permanent earnings over time of a worker's labor market earnings. ...
    • Session 00 - INFO 7470/ILRLE 7400:Social and Economic Data - Introduction to the Teaching Environment 

      Abowd, John; Vilhuber, Lars (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2011-01-18)
      This is the Session 00 of Info 7470/ILRLE 7470 - Social and Economics Data (2011).
    • Session 01 - Lab 01 - Finding Sources, Documents, and Data 

      Abowd, John (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2005-01-26)
      This is Lab 1 of Info 7470 - Social and Economics Research (2005).
    • Session 01 - Lab 01 - Finding Sources, Documents, and Data 

      Abowd, John (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2007-01-26)
      This is the Lab 1 of Info 7470 - Social and Economics Research (2007).
    • Session 01 - Lab 01 - Finding Sources, Documents, and Data 

      Abowd, John; Vilhuber, Lars (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2011-01-26)
      This is the Lab 1 of Info 7470 - Social and Economics Data (2011).
    • Session 01a - Introduction 

      Abowd, John (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2005-01-25)
      This is the introduction to Info 7470 - Social and Economics Research (2005).
    • Session 01a - Introduction 

      Abowd, John (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2007-01-25)
      This is the Session 1a of Info 7470 - Social and Economics Research (2007).
    • Session 01a - The Federal Statistical Infrastructure; Censuses, Surveys and Adminstrative Records 

      Abowd, John; Vilhuber, Lars (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2011-01-25)
      This is the Session 01a of Info 7470/ILRLE 7470 - Social and Economics Data (2011).
    • Session 01b - Data Everywhere 

      Abowd, John (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2005-01-25)
      This is Session 1b of the course INFO 7470 - Social and Econmic Research (2005).
    • Session 01b - Data Everywhere 

      Abowd, John (Cornell University Department of Labor Economics, 2007-01-25)
      This is the Session 1b of Info 7470 - Social and Economics Research (2007).