NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Firms and the Distribution of Income: The Roles of Productivity and Luck

Edward Lazear and Kathryn Shaw, organizers

Conference held November 13-14, 2015
Published in January 2018 by Journal of Labor Economics, 36(S1)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Edward P. Lazear, Kathryn L. Shaw (bibliographic info)
1. Firms and Labor Market Inequality: Evidence and Some Theory: David Card, Ana Rute Cardoso, Jorg Heining, Patrick Kline (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
2. Augmenting the Human Capital Earnings Equation with Measures of Where People Work: Erling Barth, James Davis, Richard B. Freeman (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
3. Firm Performance and the Volatility of Worker Earnings: Chinhui Juhn, Kristin McCue, Holly Monti, Brooks Pierce (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
4. Who Gets Hired? The Importance of Competition among Applicants: Edward P. Lazear, Kathryn L. Shaw, Christopher T. Stanton (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
5. Earnings Inequality and Mobility Trends in the United States: Nationally Representative Estimates from Longitudinally Linked Employer-Employee Data: John M. Abowd, Kevin L. McKinney, Nellie L. Zhao (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
6. Who Moves Up the Job Ladder?: John Haltiwanger, Henry Hyatt, Erika McEntarfer (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
7. Skill Requirements across Firms and Labor Markets: Evidence from Job Postings for Professionals: David Deming, Lisa B. Kahn (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
8. Management Practices, Workforce Selection, and Productivity: Stefan Bender, Nicholas Bloom, David Card, John Van Reenen, Stefanie Wolter (bibliographic info)
 
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