Publications in refereed journals 1994-2017

“Watch the players, not the scoreboard”, Nature Index, forthcoming November 2017,

Building an Infrastructure to Support the Use of Federal Administrative Data for Social Science Researchers, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, forthcoming

A call to action to build social science data infrastructure Nature Human Behaviour, April 7, 2017

Arthur Kennickell and the art and science of measurementJournal of the International Association for Official Statistics, March 2017

Fix Incentives, Nature, 1 September 2016 537, S20 doi:10.1038/537S20a

“Big Data for Public Policy: The Quadruple Helix” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, summer 2016, together with Big Data: The Role of Education and Training, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, summer 2016 and Providing Big Data for Evidence-based Policy Making, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, summer 2016 (with Paul Decker)

“Gender and the Publication Output of Graduate Students” with Michele Pezzoni, Jacques Mairesse and Paula Stephan, PLOS One, January 13, 2016

“Big data in survey research: AAPOR task force report” with Lili Japec, Frauke Kreuter, Marcus Berg, Paul Biemer, Paul Decker, Cliff Lampe, Cathy O’Neil and Abe Usher, Public Opinion Quarterly, (2015) 79 (4): 932-951

“Wrapping it up in a person: Examining employment and earnings outcomes for PhD recipients” with Nicholas Zolas, Nathan Goldschlag, Ron Jarmin, Paula Stephan, Jason Owen Smith, Rebecca Rosen, Barbara McFadden Allen, Bruce Weinberg, December 11, 2015, Science 350, Issue 6266, pp. 1367-1371 DOI: 10.1126/science.aac5949

“New linked data on science investments, the scientific workforce and the economic and scientific results of science”, with Jason Owen Smith, Rebecca Rosen and Bruce Weinberg, Research Policy, 2015

“Do as the Neighbors Do: The Impact of Social Networks on Immigrant Employment,” with Fredrik Andersson and Simon Burgess, (2014). Journal of Labor Research,

“Science Funding and Short-Term Economic Activity”, with Bruce Weinberg, Jason Owen-Smith, Rebecca Rosen, Lou Schwarz, Barbara McFadden Allen and Roy Weiss, Science, April 4, 2014

“Workers’ View of the Impact of Trade on Jobs” with Clair Brown and Tim Sturgeon; Industrial Relations, January, 2013

STAR METRICS and the Science of Science Policy” with Mark Largent, Research Policy Review, 2012

“Overview of the Science of Science Policy Symposium” with Dan Black, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012

“Decomposing  the  Sources  of  Earnings  Inequality:  Assessing  the  Role  of  Reallocation”  with  Fredrik Andersson, Elizabeth Davis, Matthew L. Freedman, Julia I. Lane, Brian P. McCall, L. Kristin Sandusky; Industrial Relations, October 2012

“Measuring the Results of Science Investments” with Stefano Bertuzzi, Science, Volume 331, pages 678-680, February 11, 2011.

“Lost Jobs and Health Insurance: An Analysis of the Impact of Employment Volatility on Firm provided Health Insurance Coverage”  with Fredrik Andersson, Iben Bolvig and Matt Freedman, Applied Economics, Volume 43, Issue 23, pages 3051-3-73, 2011.

“Balancing Access to Data And Privacy. A review of the issues and approaches for the future” with Claudia Schur, Health Services Research, Volume 45, Issue 5, pages 1456–1467, October 2010.

“Let’s Make Science Metrics More Scientific” Nature, Volume 464, pages 488–489, March 25, 2010.

“Assessing the Impact of Science Funding” Science, Volume 324. no. 5932, pp. 1273 – 1275, 5 June 2009.

“Product Market Competition and Human Resource Practices: An Analysis of the Retail Food Sector” with Elizabeth Davis, Matthew Freedman, Brian McCall, Nicole Nestoriak and Tim Park Industrial Relations, Volume 48.2 pages 350-371, 2009.

“Reaching for the Stars: Paying for Talent in Innovative Industries” with Fredrik Andersson, Matthew Freedman, John Haltiwanger, and Kathy Shaw (NBER working paper W12435), TheEconomic Journal, Volume 119 Issue 538, Pages F308 – F332, 2009.

“Matching, Reallocation and Changes in Earnings Dispersion” with Simon Burgess and Kevin McKinney, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Volume71, pages 91-110, 2009.

“Confidentiality in a CyberWorld”, with Pascal Heus and Tim Mulcahy Transactions in Data Privacy, Volume 1, Issue 1, pages 2 – 16, 2009.

“Introduction to Special Issue “Firms and Employees”,with Stefan Bender Labour Economics, Volume 15, Issue 4, pages 660-661, 2009.

“New  Data  for  Economic Geographers”  with Matt Freedman and  Marc  Roemer  Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 24 133-156, March 2008.

“Optimizing Access to Micro Data”, Journal of Official Statistics, Volume 23 pages 299-317, September 2007.

“Wages, Productivity and the Dynamic Interaction of Businesses and Workers” with J. Haltiwanger and J. Spletzer) Labour EconomicsVolume 14, Issue 3, Pages 575-602, June 2007.

“Using Worker Flows in the Analysis of the Firm” with Gary Benedetto, John Haltiwanger, and Kevin McKinney Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Volume 25, No. 3, pp.299-313, July 2007.

“Cities, Matching and  the  Productivity Gains of Agglomeration”  with Fredrik  Andersson and  Simon Burgess, Journal of Urban Economics, pages 112-128, January 2007.

“The Dynamics of Worker Reallocation: A Markov Approach” with Amos Golan and Erika McEntarfer,  Economica, Volume 74, No. 293, pages 1-20, January 2007.

“Employer-Employee Linked Data: A New Frontier in Regional Data Analysis” with Bryce Stephens, International Regional Science Review, Volume 29 Issue 3, pages 264-277, July 2006.

“Escaping Poverty For Low-Wage Workers: The Role of Employer Characteristics and Changes” with Harry Holzer and Lars Vilhuber, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 57(4), 560-578, July 2004.

“Integrated  Longitudinal  Employee-Employer  Data  for  the  United  States”  with  John Abowd  and  John Haltiwanger, American Economic Review, Volume 94, pages 224-229, May 2004.

“Pathways to Work for Low Income Workers:The Effect of Work in the Temporary Help Industry” with Kelly Mikelson, Pat Sharkey and Doug Wissoker Journal of Policy Analysis and ManagementVolume 22 pages 581-598 Fall 2003.

“The Efficient Use of Time in Education” with Benoit Millot Education Economics Volume 10 Issue 2, pages 209–28, August 2002.

“Do Labor Strategies Matter? An Analysis of Two Enterprise Level Datasets in China” with Robert Feinberg and Harry Broadman International Journal of the Economicsof BusinessVolume 9 Issue 2, pages 225-237, July 2002.

“Churning dynamics: an analysis of hires and separations at the employer level”, with Simon Burgess and David Stevens,  Labour Economics Volume 8 Issue 1, pages 1-14, 2001.

“Welfare-to-Work Outcomes: The Role of the Employer” with David Stevens Southern Economic Journal Volume 67, Issue 4, pages 1010-1021, April 2001.

“Job Flows and Worker Flows in the Life Cycle of the Firm” with Simon Burgess and David Stevens Oxford Bulletin of Economics and StatisticsVolume 62, pages 885-908, December 2000.

“Job Flows, Worker Flows and Churning” with Simon Burgess and David Stevens, Journal ofLabor Economics, Volume 18, pages 473-502, July 2000.

“High Wage and Low Wage Jobs: The Role of Employers in Earnings Inequality” with Jules Theeuwes and David Stevens, Review of Income and Wealth, Volume 46, Issue 2, pages 213-230,June 2000.

“Labor Markets and Public Policy: The Case of Morocco” with Guillermo Hakim and Javier Miranda, World Bank Economic ReviewVolume 13, Issue 3, pages 561-578, September, 1999.

“Dropout Intervention in Elementary Education: an Evaluation of Four Interventions” with Jee Peng Tan and Gerard Lassibille, World Bank Economic Review, Volume 13, Issue 3, pages 493-508, September 1999.

“Productivity Differences Across Employers: The Role of Employer Size, Age, and Human Capital” American Economic Review, with John Haltiwanger and Jim Spletzer, Volume 89, Issue 2, pages 94-98, May 1999.

“Hiring Risky Workers: Some Evidence” with Simon Burgess and David Stevens, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy,Volume 7, Issue 4, pages 669-676, Fall 1998.

“Labor Flexibility, Firm ownership and performance in China” with Inderjit Singh and Harry Broadman, Review of Industrial Organization, Volume 13, pages 621-635, 1998.

“Turnover in an Accounting Firm” with Michael Parkin, Journal of Labor Economics, Volume 16, Issue 4, pages 702-717, October 1998.

“Putting Inputs to Work in Education” with Jee Peng Tan and Paul Coustere, Economic Development andCultural Change, Volume 45, Issue 3, pages 857-879, April 1997.

“Firm Heterogeneity and Worker  Turnover”  with  David Stevens  and  Alan Isaac, Review of Industrial Organization, Volume 11, Issue 3, pages 275-291, June 1996.

“Worker and Job Flows” with David Stevens and Simon Burgess Economics Letters, Volume 51, pages 109-113, 1996.

“Financial Innovation, New Assets, and the Behavior of Money Demand” with Dennis Glennon, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 20 Issue 2, pages 207-225, March, 1996.

“Family, Work and Welfare History: Work and Welfare Outcomes” with David Stevens. American Economic Review, Volume 85, Issue 2, pages 266-271, May 1995.

“Shortage or Surplus: Economic and Noneconomic Approaches to the Analysis of Nursing Labor Markets” with Stephan Gohmann, Southern Economic Journal, Volume 61, Issue 3, pages 644-653, January 1995.

“The Measurement and Interpretation of Employment Displacement: New Micro-data Based Results” with David Stevens and Robert Crosslin Applied Economics, Volume 26, Issue 6, pages 603-609, June 1994.


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