Browsing Faculty Publications - Labor Economics by Subject "academia"
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(1991-01-01)[Excerpt] The plan of this study is as follows. In the remainder of this chapter, some background data are presented on the academic labor market and new Ph.D. production in the United States. Chapter 7 describes a schematic ...
Studying Ourselves: The Academic Labor Market (Presidential Address to the Society of Labor Economists, Baltimore, May 3, 2002) (2003-04-01)[Excerpt] The study of academic labor markets by economists goes back at least to Adam Smith’s suggestion in The Wealth of Nations that a professor’s compensation be tied to the number of students that enrolled in his ...