- “The effect of minimum wages on low-wage jobs” with Doruk Cengiz, Attila Lindner and Ben Zipperer. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2019 (Vol. 134, Issue 3). New! Older version from February 2018.
- “Minimum Wages and the Distribution of Family Incomes”. Forthcoming, American Economic Journal – Applied. (October, 2018). (Older versions: February 2017, December 2013.
- “Monopsony in Online Labor Markets” with Jeff Jacobs, Suresh Naidu, Siddharth Suri. Forthcoming, American Economic Review: Insights. (August 2018).
- Press coverage: Washington Post
- “Fairness and Frictions: Impact of Unequal Raises on Quit Behavior” with Laura Giuliano and Jonathan Leonard. Forthcoming, American Economic Review. (July 2018). (Older version from July 2015 here.)
- “Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies: A Response to Neumark, Salas and Wascher” with Sylvia Allegretto, Michael Reich and Ben Zipperer. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2017 (Vol. 70, Issue 3). (Older versions: September 2015, September 2013, June 2013.)
- “The long run impact of minimum wage research: A case study of Myth and Measurement.” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2017 (Vol. 70, Issue 3)
- “The Labor-Market Impact of San Francisco’s Employer Benefit Mandate” with Carrie H. Colla and William Dow. Industrial Relations 2017 (Vol. 56, Issue 1). Earlier NBER Working Paper available here.
- “Nurse Unions and Patient Outcomes” with Ethan Kaplan and Owen Thompson. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2016 (Vol. 69, Issue 4). IZA Discussion Paper 8259 (June 2014).
- “Minimum Wage Shocks, Employment Flows, and Labor Market Frictions” with T. William Lester and Michael Reich. Journal of Labor Economics, 2016 (Vol. 34, Issue 3). Online Appendix. Earlier IZA Discussion Paper from 2011 available here.
- Replication data and programs (including raw QWI data)
- “Threat Effects and Trade: Wage Discipline through Product Market Competition” with Sanjay Reddy. Journal of Globalization and Development, 2014 (Vol. 4, Issue 2).
- “Early Effects of the San Francisco Paid Sick Leave Policy” with Carrie H. Colla, William Dow, and Vicky Lovell. American Journal of Public Health, 2014 (Eview ahead of print).
- “The Political Economy of Discretionary Spending: Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act” with Christopher Boone and Ethan Kaplan.
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Spring 2014.
- “Cross-border Spillover: U.S. Gun Laws and Violence in Mexico” with Oeindrila Dube and Omar David Garcia Ponce. American Political Science Review, 2013 (Vol. 197, Issue 3).
- “San Francisco’s ‘Pay Or Play’ Employer Mandate Expanded Private Coverage By Local Firms And A Public Care Program” with Carrie H. Colla and William H. Dow. Health Affairs, 2013 (Vol. 32, Issue 1).
- Book review of Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone? by Harry Holzer et al. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2013 (Vol 66, Issue 4).
- “Coups, Corporation and Classified Information” with Ethan Kaplan and Suresh Naidu. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2011 (Vol. 126, Issue 3).
- “How Do Employers React to a Pay-or-Play Mandate? Early Evidence from San Francisco” with Carrie H. Colla and William Dow. Forum for Health Economics and Policy, 2011 (Vol. 14, Issue 2).
NBER Working Paper available here.
- “Do Minimum Wages Really Reduce Teen Employment? Accounting for Heterogeneity and Selectivity in State Panel Data” with Sylvia Allegretto and Michael Reich. Industrial Relations, March 2011.
- Book Review of Minimum Wages by David Neumark and William Wascher. Journal of Economic Literature 49, 2011 (Vol 3: pp. 762-766).
- “Minimum Wage Effects Across State Borders: Estimates Using Contiguous Counties” with T. William Lester and Michael Reich. Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010 (Vol.92, Issue 4).
- “Does Outsourcing Reduce Wages in the Low-Wage Service Occupations? Evidence from Janitors and Guards,” with Ethan Kaplan. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2010 (Volume 63, Issue 2).
- “Complementarity of Shared Compensation and Decision-Making Systems: Evidence from the American Labor Market” with Richard Freeman, Kruse, Freeman, and Blasi, eds., Shared Capitalism at Work: Employee Stock Ownership, Profit and Gain Sharing, and Broad-based Stock Options. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
NBER Working Paper available here.
- “The economic impacts of a citywide minimum wage” with Suresh Naidu and Michael Reich. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, July 2007.
- “The Hidden Public Cost of Low Wage Jobs in California” with Carol Zabin and Ken Jacobs, State of California Labor 2004, University of California Institute for Labor and Employment, May 2004.
- “Aggregate demand externalities and labor supply decisions: Worker discouragement and market inefficiency,” with Ethan Kaplan, Economics Letters, September 1997.