Lawrence Kahn

Lawrence Kahn
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Lawrence Kahn

The Braunstein Family Professor
Professor of Economics
Economics

Overview

Lawrence M. Kahn is the Braunstein Family Professor and Professor of Economics. He is an elected Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists. He is a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Studies/Ifo Institute for Economic Research in Munich, Germany, of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany, and of the National Centre for Econometric Research in Australia (Sportometrics Program). He was Chair of the Labor Economics Department at Cornell during 1998-99 and 2000-2005, is Editor of the Industrial & Labor Relations Review, is on the editorial board of the Journal of Sports Economics, served as Associate Editor of the Industrial & Labor Relations Review and Specialized Co-Editor (for Sports Economics) of Economic Inquiry and was on the Board of Editors of Industrial Relations. Before joining the Cornell faculty in 1994, he was a Professor of Economics and Labor and Industrial Relations at the University of Illinois. He has served as Visiting Fellow in the Economics Department of Princeton University, Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York, Visiting Scholar at the Academia Sinica in Taipei, Visiting Scholar at the Office of Labour Market Policy Evaluation in Uppsala, Sweden, and Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University. He has also served as a member of the National Academy Sciences Committee on Women's Employment and Related Social Issues.

Research Statement

Professor Kahn's research interests include international differences in labor market institutions and labor market outcomes such as wage inequality, unemployment, and the gender pay gap. In addition, he has had a long term interest in sports labor markets and is currently also conducting research on immigration and the labor market.

He has published articles in the American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, International Economic Review, the Economic Journal, Economica, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the Journal of Labor Economics. His book At Home and Abroad: U.S. Labor Market Performance in International Perspective (with Francine D. Blau), published by the Russell Sage Foundation, won the Richard A. Lester Prize, awarded by the Princeton University Industrial Relations Section for the Outstanding Book in Labor Economics and Industrial Relations published in 2002. His biography is listed in Who's Who in Economics.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. . The Gender Wage Gap: Extent, Trends, and Sources, .
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2016. The Structure of the Permanent Job Wage Premium: Evidence from Europe, . 55(1/January 2016):149-178.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2015. Wage Compression and the Gender Pay Gap, . 150(April 2015):10.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2015. Skill Shortages, Mismatches and Structural Unemployment: A Symposium, . 68(2):247-250.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2015. SUBSTITUTION BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND CULTURAL CAPITAL: PRE-MIGRATION LABOR SUPPLY, CULTURE AND US LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES AMONG IMMIGRANT WOMEN , . 9(4):439-482.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2014. "New Evidence on Gender and the Labor Market: A Symposium", . 67(2):283-286.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2014. Introduction to the US Department of Labor Centennial Symposium, . 67:563-568.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2013. Female Labor Supply: Why is the US Falling Behind?, . 103(3):251-256.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2013. The Feasibility and Importance of Adding Measures of Actual Experience to Cross-Sectional Data Collection, . 31(2):S17-S58.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn, Albert Liu, Kerry Papps. 2013. The Transmission of Women’s Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations, . 26(2):405-435.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2012. Labor Market Policy: A Comparative View on the Costs and Benefits of Labor Market Flexibility, . 31(1/Winter):94-110.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2012. Temporary Jobs and Job Search Effort in Europe, . 19(1):113-128.
  • Sue Bridgewater, Lawrence Kahn, Amanda Goodall. 2011. SUBSTITUTION BETWEEN MANAGERS AND SUBORDINATES: EVIDENCE FROM BRITISH FOOTBALL, . 18(3):275-286.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn, Kerry Papps. 2011. Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000, . 93(1):43-58.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2010. Employment Protection Reforms, Employment and the Incidence of Temporary Jobs in Europe: 1996-2001, . 17(1):1-15 (lead article).
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2009. Sports, Antitrust Enforcement and Collective Bargaining, . 54(4):857-881.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2008. The Impact of Wage-Setting Institutions on the Incidence of Public Employment in the OECD: 1960-1998, . 47(3):329-354.
  • Giuseppe Bertola, Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2007. Labor Market Institutions and Demographic Employment Patterns, . 20(4):833-867.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2007. Changes in the Labor Supply Behavior of Married Women: 1980-2000, . 25(3):393-438.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2007. The Gender Pay Gap, .
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2007. The Impact of Employment Protection Mandates on Demographic Temporary Employment Patterns: International Microeconomic Evidence, . 117(521):F333-F356.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2007. Sports League Expansion and Consumer Welfare, . 8(2):115-138.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2007. The Gender Pay Gap: Have Women Gone as Far as They Can?, . 21:7-23.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2007. Cartel Behavior and Amateurism in College Sports, . 21(1):209-226.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2006. The US Gender Pay Gap in the 1990s: Slowing Convergence, . 60(1):45-66.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2006. Race, Performance, Pay and Retention among National Basketball Association Head Coaches, . 7(2):119-149.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Malav Shah. 2005. Race, Compensation and Contract Length in the NBA: 2001-2, . 44(3):444-462.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2005. Do Cognitive Test Scores Explain Higher US Wage Inequality?, . 87(1):184-193.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2004. Immigration, Skills and the Labor Market: International Evidence, . 34(3):501-534.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn, Jane Waldfogel. 2004. The Impact of Welfare Benefits on Single Motherhood and Headship of Young Women, . 39(2):382-404.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn, J Moriarty, A Souza. 2003. The Role of the Family in Immigrants’ Labor-Market Activity: An Evaluation of Alternative Explanations: Comment, . 93(1).
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2003. Labour Market Institutions and Unemployment in OECD Countries, . 1(4):25-32.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2003. Understanding International Differences in the Gender Pay Gap, . 21(1):106-144.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2002. Reply to Berndt Keller and to David Marsden, . 23(4):1077-1081.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2001. The Gender Pay Gap, .
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2000. Wage Inequality, Collective Bargaining and Relative Employment 1985-94: Evidence from 15 OECD Countries, . 82(4).
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2000. Gender Differences in Pay, . 14(4):75-99.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2000. The Sports Business as a Labor Market Laboratory, . 14(3):75-94.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn, Jane Waldfogel. 2000. Understanding Young Women's Marriage Decisions: The Role of Labor and Marriage Market Conditions, . 53(4):624-647.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1999. Analyzing the Gender Pay Gap, . (special issue 1999):625-646.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1999. Institutions and Laws in the Labor Market, . 5(3A):1399-1462.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1998. Collective Bargaining and the Interindustry Wage Structure: International Evidence, . 65(260):507-534.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1998. Against the Wind: Bargaining Recentralisation and Wage Inequality in Norway 1987-91, . 108(448):603-645.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1997. Swimming Upstream: Trends in the Gender Wage Differential in the 1980s, . 15(1):1-42.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1996. Wage Structure and Gender Earnings Differentials: An International Comparison, . 63(250):S29-S62.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1996. International Differences in Male Wage Inequality, . 104(4):791-837.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1994. Rising Wage Inequality and the U.S. Gender Gap, . 84(2):23-33.
  • Lawrence Kahn, J K Murnighan. 1993. A General Experiment on Demand Games with Outside Options, . 83(5).
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1993. Unions and Cooperative Behavior: The Effect of Discounting, . 11(4):680-703.
  • Lawrence Kahn, J Keith Murnighan. 1993. Conjecture, Uncertainty and Cooperation in Prisoner's Dilemma Games: Some Experimental Evidence, . 22(3):91-117.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1993. Managerial Quality, Team Success and Individual Player Performance in Major League Baseball, . 46(3):531-547.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1993. Free Agency, Long Term Contracts and Compensation in Major League Baseball: Estimates from Panel Data, . 75(1):157-164.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1992. The Gender Earnings Gap: Learning from International Comparisons, . 533-538.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1992. The Effects of Race on Professional Football Players' Compensation, . 45(2):295-310.
  • W Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1991. Efficiency Wages, Monopoly Unions and Efficient Bargaining, . 101(408).
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1991. Customer Discrimination and Affirmative Action, . 29(3):555-571.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1991. Discrimination in Professional Sports: A Survey of the Literature, . 44(3):395-418.
  • Michael Curme, Lawrence Kahn. 1990. The Impact of the Threat of Bankruptcy on the Structure of Compensation, . 8(4):419-447.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Stuart A Low. 1990. The Demand for Labor Market Information, . 56(4):1044-1058.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Peter D Sherer. 1990. Contingent Pay and Managerial Performance, . 43(3):107S-120S.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1989. A Model of Joint Wage and Hiring Discrimination, . 157-205.
  • Cynthia Gramm, Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1988. Inflation Uncertainty and Strike Activity, . 27(1):114-129.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Peter D Sherer. 1988. Racial Differences in Professional Basketball Players' Compensation, . 6(1):40-61.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Stuart A Low. 1988. Systematic and Random Search: A Synthesis, . 23(1):1-20.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Michael Curme. 1987. Unions and Nonunion Wage Dispersion, . 69(4):600-607.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1987. Unemployment Insurance, Job Queues, and Systematic Job Search: An Equilibrium Approach, . 54(2):397-411.
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1987. Contract Length, Indexation and Ex Ante Real Wage Variability, . 8(3):221-236.
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1986. Wage Indexation and Compensating Wage Differentials, . 68(3):484-492.
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1985. The Future of Wage Indexation in Collective Bargaining Contracts, . 108(5):29-32.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1985. On Estimating Discrimination in the Economy: Comment, . 51(4):221-226.
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1984. The Demand for Labor Market Structure: An Economic Approach, . 2(3):412-438.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Stuart A Low. 1984. An Empirical Model of Employed Search, Unemployed Search and Nonsearch, . 19(1):104-117.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1984. The Effect of Collective Bargaining on Production Technique: A Theoretical Analysis, . 5(1):1-12.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1983. Unionism, Seniority and Turnover, . 22:362-373.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1983. Job Search and Unionized Employment, . 21:412-430.
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1983. Cost of Living Clauses in Union Contracts: Determinants and Effects, . 36(3):447-460.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Stuart A Low. 1982. The Relative Effects of Employed and Unemployed Job Search, . 64(2):234-241.
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1982. The Determinants of Bargaining Structure in U.S. Manufacturing Industries, . 35(2):181-195.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Stuart A Low. 1982. The Wage Effects of Job Search, . 21(1):53-61.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1981. Race and Sex Differences in Quits by Young Workers, . 34:563-577.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1981. Causes and Consequences of Layoffs, . 20:270-296.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1981. Reply to Lincoln Fairley, . 22(2):313-315.
  • Peter Feuille, Wallace E Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1981. Wage and Nonwage Outcomes in Collective Bargaining: Determinants and Tradeoffs, . 2(1):39-53.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1981. Sex Discrimination in Professional Employment: A Case Study-Comment, . 34(2):273-275.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1980. Bargaining Power, Search Theory and the Phillips Curve, . 4(3):233-244.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1980. Unions and Internal Labor Markets: The Case of the San Francisco Longshoremen, . 21(3):369-391.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1980. Union Spillover Effects on Unorganized Labor Markets, . 15(1):87-98.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1980. Wage Growth and Endogenous Experience, . 19(1):50-63.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1979. Unionism and Relative Wages: Direct and Indirect Effects, . 32(4):520-532.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1979. Union Strength and Wage Inflation, . 18(2):144-155.
  • Lawrence Kahn, Kimio Morimune. 1979. Unions and Employment Stability: A Sequential Logit Approach, . 20(1):217-235.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1978. The Returns to Job Search: A Test of Two Models, . 60(4):496-503.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1978. Unions and the Employment Status of Nonunion Workers, . 17(2):238-244.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1978. The Effect of Unions on the Earnings of Nonunion Workers, . 31(2):205-216.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1977. Union Impact: A Reduced Form Approach, . 59(4):503-507.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1976. Internal Labor Markets: San Francisco Longshoremen, . 15(3):333-337.

Books

  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2002. At Home and Abroad: US Labor Market Performance in International Perspective. New York NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 2002.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1996. Wage Inequality: International Comparisons of Its Sources. Washington, DC: American Enterprise Institute Press, 1996.
  • Robert Flanagan, Robert Smith, Lawrence Kahn, Ronald Ehrenberg. 1988. Economics of the Employment Relationship. Glenview IL: Scott Foresman, 1988.
  • Barbara Reskin, Lawrence Kahn. 1986. Women's Work, Men's Work: Sex Segregation on the Job. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences, 1986. (173pp)
  • W Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1985. Wage Indexation in the United States: Cola or Uncola?. Cambridge MA: Ballinger, 1985. (255p)
  • Peter Feuille, Wallace E Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1981. Bargaining Structure and Bargaining Outcomes: Determinants and Tradeoffs. Washington, DC: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Evaluation and Research, U.S. Department of Labor, 1981. (72pp)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1975. Unions and Labor Market Segmentation. Washington, DC: Manpower Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 1975. (198pp)

Book Chapters

  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2015. Immigration and the Distribution of Incomes. in Handbook of the Economics of International Migration. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2015. Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller. (793-843)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2012. The Economics of Discrimination: Evidence from Basketball. in Oxford Handbook on Sports Economics . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Stephen Shmanske and Leo Kahane. (21-38)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2009. Inequality and Earnings Distribution. in Oxford Handbook on Economic Inequality . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, and Timothy M. Smeeding. (177-203)
  • Lawrence Kahn, J Keith Murnighan. 2008. Payoff Uncertainty in Finitely-Repeated Prisoner’s Dilemma Games. in Handbook of Experimental Economics Results. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 2008. Charles R. Plott, Vernon L. Smith. (598-606)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2008. Women's Work and Wages. in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. New York NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Steven Durlauf, Lawrence Blume. (762-772)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2007. Gender and Assimilation among Mexican Americans. in Mexican Immigration. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press, 2007. George Borjas. (57-106)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2006. The Gender Pay Gap: Going, Going, ... But Not Gone. in The Declining Significance of Gender?. New York NY: Russell Sage Foundation, 2006. Francine Blau, Mary C Brinton, David B Grusky. (37-66)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2004. Collective Bargaining, Relative Wages and Employment: International Microeconomic Evidence. in Changing Role of Unions: New Forms of Representation. Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2004. Phanindra V Wunnava. (169-228)
  • Francine Blau, Giuseppe Bertola, Lawrence Kahn. 2001. Comparative Analysis of Labor-Market Outcomes: Lessons for the United States from International Long-Run Evidence. in The Roaring Nineties. New York NY: Russell Sage: Century Foundation Press, 2001. Alan Krueger, Robert Solow.
  • Lawrence Kahn. 2000. A Level Playing Field? Sports and Discrimination. in The Economics of Sports. Kalamazoo MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute, 2000. William S Kern. (115-130)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 2000. Gender and Youth Employment Outcomes: The US and West Germany, 1984-91. in Youth Unemployment and Employment in Advanced Countries. University of Chicago Press, 2000. David Blanchflower, Richard Freeman.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1999. Institutions and Laws in the Labor Market. in Handbook of Labor Economics. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1999. O Ashenfelter, D Card.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1996. Why Does the U.S. Have Higher Male Wage Inequality? Prices Versus Characteristics. in Comparisons Internationale De Salaires. Paris: INSEE, 1996.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1995. The Gender Earnings Gap: Some International Evidence. in Differences and Changes in Wage Structures. Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press, 1995. Richard B Freeman, Lawrence F Katz.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1993. The Changing Composition of the U.S. Labor Force: Implications for Public Policy. in The Change of Employment Environment and Human Resource Management in U.S. and Japanese Labor Markets. Tokyo: Japan Institute of Labour, 1993. (163-191)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1992. Discrimination in Baseball. in Diamonds Are Forever. Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 1992. Paul Sommers. (163-188)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1992. Race and Gender Pay Differentials. in Research Frontiers in Industrial Relations and Human Resources. Madison WI: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1992. David Lewin, Olivia Mitchell, Peter Sherer. (381-416)
  • Lawrence Kahn, Peter D Sherer. 1991. Racial Discrimination in the NBA. in The Business of Professional Sports. Urbana IL: University of Illinois Press, 1991. Paul D Staudohar, James A Mangan. (71-94)

Book Reviews

  • Lawrence Kahn. 1992. Review of 'Paying for Productivity' edited by Alan S Blinder. in Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 1992. (823-824)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1989. Review of 'Inside the Firm' by Harvey Leibenstein. in Industrial and Labor Relations Review. 1989. (472-473)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1987. Review of 'Unions in Transition' edited by Seymour Martin Lipset. in Journal of Labor Research. 1987. (317-320)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1986. Review of 'Shifting Gears' by Harry C Katz. in Journal of Economic Literature. 1986. (727-728)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1985. Review of 'The Elements of Industrial Relations' by Jack Barbash. in Journal of Economic Literature. 1985. (1247-1248)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1985. Review of 'Internal Labor Markets' edited by Paul Osterman. in Journal of Economic Literature. 1985. (140-142)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1977. Review of 'Living with Capitalism' by Theo Nichols and Huw Beynon. in Quarterly Review of Economics and Business. 1977. (123-126)

Conference Proceedings

  • Francine Blau, Giuseppe Bertola, Lawrence Kahn. 2003. Collective Bargaining Institutions and Demographic Employment Patterns. in IRRA Proceedings 55th Annual Meeting. 2003.
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1997. Youth Employment in the US and West Germany, 1984-91. in IRRA Proceedings 49th Annual Meeting. Madison WI: Industrial Relations Research Association, 1997. (87-97)
  • Francine Blau, Lawrence Kahn. 1996. International Differences in Male Wage Inequality: Institutions Versus Market Forces. in Comparaisons de Salaires Internationales: Actes du Colloque des 1er et 2 Février 1996. Paris: INSEE, 1996. (168-181)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1994. Discussion-Labor Economics. in Industrial Relations Research Association Proceedings of the Forty-Sixth Annual Meeting. 1994. (70-72)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1986. Discussion-Labor Economics. in Industrial Relations Research Association Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting. 1986. (440-443)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1984. Discussion-Labor Economics. in Industrial Relations Research Association Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting. 1984. (130-133)
  • Wallace Hendricks, Lawrence Kahn. 1984. Wage Indexation in America: Prospects for the 1980's. in Industrial Relations Research Association Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting. 1984. (413-419)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1982. Discussion-Job Advancement for Women. in 1982 American Statistical Association Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. 1982. (169-171)
  • Lawrence Kahn. 1979. On the Concept of Health Capital: Comments on 'Data Needs Relating to Women's Health' by Charlotte Muller. in Proceedings of the Census Bureau Conference on Issues in Federal Statistical Needs Relating to Women. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Commerce, 1979. Barbara Reagan. (111)

Professional Activities

  • Female Labor Supply: Why is the US Falling Behind. Presented to American Economic Association. San Diego. 2013.
  • SUBSTITUTION BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND CULTURAL CAPITAL: PRE-MIGRATION LABOR SUPPLY, CULTURE AND US LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES AMONG IMMIGRANT WOMEN . Presented to Renmin University. Beijing, China. 2012.
  • SUBSTITUTION BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND CULTURAL CAPITAL: PRE-MIGRATION LABOR SUPPLY, CULTURE AND US LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES AMONG IMMIGRANT WOMEN . Presented to Society of Labor Economists. Chicago, IL. 2012.
  • The Transmission of Women’s Fertility, Human Capital, and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations. Presented to Leonard and Gretchan Broom Center for Demography. University of California Santa Barbara. 2012.
  • The Transmission of Women’s Fertility, Human Capital, and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations. Presented to Yale Law School. New Haven, CT. 2011.
  • THE TRANSMISSION OF WOMEN’S FERTILITY, HUMAN CAPITAL AND WORK ORIENTATION ACROSS IMMIGRANT GENERATIONS. Presented to Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany. Bonn, Germany. 2011.
  • THE TRANSMISSION OF WOMEN’S FERTILITY, HUMAN CAPITAL AND WORK ORIENTATION ACROSS IMMIGRANT GENERATIONS. Presented to IZA/CEPR. Ammersee, Germany. 2011.
  • Temporary Jobs and Job Search Effort in Europe. Presented to Banco de Portugal. Porto, Portugal. 2011.
  • SUBSTITUTION BETWEEN INDIVIDUAL AND CULTURAL CAPITAL: PRE-MIGRATION LABOR SUPPLY, CULTURE AND US LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES AMONG IMMIGRANT WOMEN. Presented to University of Oslo. Oslo, Norway. 2011.
  • The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations. Presented to University of Oslo. Oslo Norway. 2011.
  • The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generations. Presented to Midwest Economic Association. St Louis, MO. 2011.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000. Presented to American Economic Association. Denver, CO. 2011.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants. Presented to Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics. Stanford University. 2010.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000. Presented to National Bureau of Economic Research. Cambridge, Mass. 2010.
  • Temporary Jobs and Job Search Effort in Europe. Presented to European Association of Labour Economists/Society of Labor Economists. London, England. 2010.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000. Presented to University of Warwick. Warwick, UK. 2010.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000. Presented to University of Washington. Seattle, Washington. 2010.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants. Presented to Southern California Conference in Applied Microeconomics. Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA. 2010.
  • Gender, Source Country Characteristics and Labor Market Assimilation Among Immigrants: 1980-2000. Presented to SUNY-Albany. Albany NY. 2010.
  • What Characterizes a Flexible Labor Market and What are Its Effects?. Presented to Ministry of Finance of Sweden. Stockholm, Sweden. 2010.
  • Why Do Leaders Matter? The Role of Expert Knowledge. Presented to Society of Labor Economists. Boston, MA. 2009.
  • The Transmission of Women's Fertility, Human Capital and Work Orientation Across Immigrant Generatios. Presented to Society of Labor Economists. Boston, MA. 2009.
Lawrence Kahn

Contact

Ives Hall, Room 258
607-255-0510

Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Expertise

Immigation, Occupational Segregation and Discrimination, Race and Gender Wage Inequalities, Unions and Collective Bargaining, Labor Force Composition, Econometrics, Labor Markets in Professional Sports