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    • Associate Professor Turnover at America’s Public and Private Institutions of Higher Education 

      Nagowski, Matthew P. (2004-03-15)
      This paper uses data from the American Association of University Professors annual salary survey to compute continuation rates for associate professors at American colleges and universities during the 1996-97 to 2001-2002 ...
    • Changes in the Academic Labor Market for Economists 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2004-03-09)
      [Excerpt] American colleges and universities are increasingly substituting non-tenure track full-time and part-time faculty for full-time tenured and tenure track faculty. Moreover, institutions of public higher education, ...
    • Financing Higher Education Institutions in the 21st Century 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2003-03-29)
      [Excerpt] My remarks today relate to the “Financing of American Higher Education Institutions in the 21st Century”. Although the discussion has some implications for the ability of students and their families to finance ...
    • Increasing Earnings Inequality in Faculty Labor Markets 

      Monks, James (2003-09-01)
      From the late 1980s to the late 1990s, U.S. college and university faculty experienced increasing earnings inequality. This rising dispersion in earnings is the result of both increasing earnings inequality between ...
    • Key Issues Currently Facing American Higher Education 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2004-07-25)
      In this paper, presented at the NACUBO annual meetings in Milwaukee in 2004, the author traces the fundamental problems facing the country’s colleges and universities, in particular the reasons for the rapid rise in tuition ...
    • Studying Ourselves: The Academic Labor Market 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2002-05-03)
      [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 ...
    • The Changing Nature of Faculty Employment 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Zhang, Liang (2004-04-01)
      [Excerpt] The last two decades of the twentieth century saw a significant growth in the shares of faculty members in American colleges and universities that are part-time or are full-time without tenure-track status. Growing ...
    • The Changing Nature of the Faculty and Faculty Employment Practices 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (2005-11-03)
      [Excerpt] The nature of faculty employment practices at American colleges and universities is changing rapidly. So too is the gender, racial and ethnic composition of American faculty members. These changes, along with the ...
    • The Relative Earnings of Contingent Faculty in Higher Education 

      Monks, James (2004-12-01)
      Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty currently represent almost half of all faculty in U.S. higher education, yet little is known about their earnings relative to tradition tenure-track faculty. This paper finds ...