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Selection of Research Working Papers – In progress

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  • Abowd, J. M., Mckinney, K. L., Haltiwanger, J., Lane, J., & Sandusky, K. (2007). Technology and the Demand for Skill: an Analysis of within and between Firm Differences (Working Paper No. 13043). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w13043
  • Addison, J. T., Fox, D. A., & Ruhm, C. J. (1996). Trade Sensitivity, Technology, and Labor Displacement. (Working Paper No. 5621). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w5621
  • Alesina, A., & Zeira, J. (2006). Technology and Labor Regulations (Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2123; Hudson Institute Research Paper No. 07-02). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Istitute of Economic Research; Washington, D.C.: Hudson Institute. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=936346
  • Appelbaum, E., and Batt, R. (2012). A Primer on Private Equity At Work: Management, Employment, and Sustainability. (Working Paper No. 2012-05). Center for Economic and Policy Research. Retrieved from CEPR website: http://www.cepr.net/index.php/publications/reports/primer-on-private-equity
  • Bartel, A. P., & Sicherman, N. (1990). Technological Change and the Careers of Older Workers (Working Paper No. 3433). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w3433
  • Bender, S., & Bauer, T. K. (2002). Technological Change, Organizational Change, and Job Turnover (IZA Discussion Paper No. 570). Bonn, Germany: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Retrieved from Econstor website: www.econstor.eu/dspace/bitstream/10419/21358/1/dp570.pdf
  • Batt, Rosemary, Doellgast, Virginia, and Kwon, Hyunji (2006). Service Management and Employment Systems in U.S. and Indian Call Centers. CAHRS Working Paper 05-12. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1278andcontext=cahrswp
  • Campbell, J. (1997). Entry, Exit, Embodied Technology, and Business Cycles (NBER Working Paper No. w5955). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=225735
  • Canova, F., López-Salido, D., & Michelacci, C. (2006). On the Robust Effects of Technology Shocks on Hours Worked and Output. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1002872
  • Canova, F., López-Salido, D., & Michelacci, C. (2007). The Labor Market Effects of Technology Shocks (Banco de España Research Paper No. 0719). Madrid, Spain: Banco de España. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=997991
  • Chistriano, L. J., Trabandt, M., & Walentin, K. (2010). Involuntary Unemployment and the Business Cycle (Working Paper No. 15801). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w15801
  • Comin, Diego and Hobijn, Bart (2007, February). Implementing Technology. NBER Working Paper, no. 12886. Retrieved from
    http://www.nber.org/papers/w12886.pdf?new_window=1.
  • Cray, Adam; Nguyen, Tram; Pranka, Carol; Schildt, Christine; Scheu, Julie; Rincon Whitcom, E. (2011). Job Creation: A Review of Policies & Strategies (Working Paper). Berkeley, CA: University of Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment. Retrieved from http://escholarship.org/uc/item/2fz5c0b6
  • Davis, D. R. (1996). Technology, Unemployment, and Relative Wages in a Global Economy (Working Paper No. 5636). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w5636
  • Davis, D. R., & Weinstein, D. E. (2002). Technological Superiority and the Losses from Migration (Working Paper No. 8971). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w8971
  • De Bock, R. (2007). Investment-Specific Technology Shocks and Labor Market Frictions (National Bank of Belgium Working Paper No. 108). Brussels, Belgium: National Bank of Belgium. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1687634
  • Elsby, Michael W.L., Hobijn, Bart, and Sahin, Aysegul (2013, September). The Decline of the U.S. Labor Share. FRBSF Working Paper Series.
    Retrieved from http://www.frbsf.org/economic-research/publications/working-papers/2013/wp2013-27.pdf.
  • Erceg, C. J., Guerrieri, L., & Gust, C. (2005). Can Long-Run Restrictions Identify Technology Shocks? (Federal Reserve Board International Finance Discussion Paper No. 792). Washington, D.C.: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=502624
  • Feldstein, M. (2003). Why is Productivity Growing Faster? (Working Paper No. 9530). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w9530
  • Fleischmann, C. A., & Rebitzer, J. B. (2005). Job Hopping in Silicone Valley: Some Evidence Concerning the Micro-Foundations of a High Technology Cluster (Working Paper No. 11710). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w11710
  • Fortin, Nicole M., Lemieux, Thomas, and Firpo, Sergio (2013, August).Occupational Tasks and Changes in the Wage Structure. (Working paper)
  • Georgiuou, M. N. Ph.D. (2009). Does Technology Cause Unemployment? Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1484571
  • Grossman, S. J., Hart, O., & Maskin, E. (1982). Unemployment with Observable Aggregate Shocks (NBER Working Paper No. w0975). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=430586
  • Haltiwanger, John C., Jarmin, Ron and Krizan, C.J. (2009, September). Mom-and-Pop Meet Big-Box: Complements or Substitutes? NBER Working Paper Series, no.15348. Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/papers/w15348.pdf?new_window=1
  • Hitt, Lorin, and Tambe, Prasanna (forthcoming). Job Hopping, Information Technology Spillovers, and Productivity Growth. Management
    Science
    . Retrieved from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1302637
  • Hockett, R., Alpert, D., & Roubini, N. (2012). The Way Forward: Moving from the Post-Bubble, Post-Bust Economy, to Renewed Growth and Competitiveness (Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-01). Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Law School. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1987139
  • Iranzo, S., & Peri, G. (2007). Migration and Trade in a World of Technological Differences: Theory with an Application to Eastern-Western European Integration (Working Paper No. 13631). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w13631
  • Jarmin, Ron and Krizan, C.J. (2010, August). Who Creates Jobs? Small vs. Large vs. Young. NBER Working Paper Series, no.16300. Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/papers/w16300.pdf?new_window=1
  • Kreickemeier, U. (2006). Trade, Technology and Unemployment: The Role of Supply Side Adjustment (Theory and Methods Research Paper No. 2006/12). Tübingen, Germany: University of Tübingen Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute for Economic Research). Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=903283 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.903283
  • Lazear, E. P., & Spletzer, J. R. (2012). The United States Labor Market: Status Quo or a New Normal? (Working Paper No. 18386). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: www.nber.org/papers/w18386
  • Lee, C. (2009). Technological Changes and Employment of Older Manufacturing Workers in Early Twentieth Century America (Working Paper No. 14746). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w14746
  • Lee, E., & Vivarelli, M. (2006). in the Developing Countries The Social Impact of Globalization in the Developing Countries (IZA Discussion Paper No. 1925). Bonn, Germany: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Retrieved from IZA website: ftp.iza.org/dp1925.pdf
  • Liu, Z., & Phaneuf, L. (2005). Technology Shocks and Labor Market Dynamics: Some Evidence and Theory*. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=875144
  • Lynch, L. M. (2005). Job Loss: Bridging the Research and Policy Discussion (IZA Discussion Paper No. 1518). Bonn, Germany: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Retrieved from Econstor website: www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/20817/1/dp1518.pdf
  • Mandelman, F. S., & Zanetti, F. (2008). Technology Shocks, Employment, and Labor Market Frictions (FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2008-10). Atlanta, Georgia: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1129324
  • Manuelli, R. E. (2000). Technological Change, the Labor Market, and the Stock Market (Working Paper No. 8022). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w8022
  • Mincer, J. (1991). Human Capital, Technology, and the Wage Structure: What do Times Series Show? (Working Paper No. 3581). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w3581
  • Mincer, J., & Danninger, S. (2000). Technology, Unemployment, and Inflation (Working Paper No. 7817). Cambridge, Massachusetts: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from National Bureau of Economic Research website: http://www.nber.org/papers/w7817
  • Pflüger, M. (2001). Trade, Technology and Labour Markets: Empirical Controversies in the Light of the Jones Model (IZA Discussion Paper No. 324). Bonn, Germany: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Retrieved from IZA website: ftp.iza.org/dp324.pdf
  • Sachs, J., and Kotlikoff, L. (2012). Smart Machines and Long-Term Misery (Working Paper No. w18629). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2192802
  • Siems, T. F., & Yucel, M. K. (2005). Where IT’s @: Technology and the Economy (Southwest Economy, No. 1, pp. 13-16, January/February). Dallas, TX: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=688465
  • Spiezia, Vincenzo (forthcoming). Are ICT Users More Innovative? An Analysis of ICT-enabled Innovation In OECD Firms. OECD Economic Studies.
  • Tambe, Prasanna (forthcoming). Big Data Investment, Skills, and Firm Value. Management Science. Retrieved from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2294077
  • VanArk, Bart (2006, June). Europe's Productivity Gap: Catching Up or Getting Stuck? The Conference Board Economics Program Working Paper Series. Retrieved from http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=1120
  • VanArk, Bart, and Hulten, Charles R. (2007, December). Innovation, Intangibles and Economic Growth: Towards A Comprehensive Accounting of the Knowledge Economy. The Conference Board Economics Program Working Paper Series. Retrieved from http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=1389
  • VanArk, Bart, McGuckin, Robert H., III, and Inklaar, Robert (2003, March). The Employment Effects of the 'New Economy' A Comparison of the European Union and the United States. The Conference Board Economics Program Working Paper Series. Retrieved from http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=1126
  • VanWelsum, Desiree, and Xavier, Reif (2006, December).We Can Work It Out - The Globalisation of ICT-enabled Services. NBER Working Paper Series, no. 12799. Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/papers/w12799.pdf?new_window=1
  • Vivarelli, M. (2007). Innovation and Employment: A Survey (IZA Discussion Paper No. 2621). Bonn, Germany: Institute for the Study of Labo (IZA). Retrieved from IZA website: ftp.iza.org/dp2621.pdf
  • Wind, S. L. Ph.D. (2000). Unemployment: Structural vs. Cyclical – and Globalization's Adverse Impact. Retrieved from Social Science Research Network website: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1838365
  • Wydra, S. (2009). Production and employment impacts of new technologies: analysis for biotechnology (FZID Discussion Paper No. 08-2009). Stuttgart, Germany:University of Honenheim Research Center for Innovation and Service (FZID). Retrieved from Econstor website: www.econstor.eu/dspace/bitstream/10419/28617/1/612315959.pdf