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The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) and the Department of Economics invite outstanding researchers to apply for appointments as Post Doctoral Research Associates.

The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) and the Department of Economics invite outstanding researchers to apply for appointments as Post Doctoral Research Associates. Current IRS research interests include but are not limited to: aspects of unemployment and racial discrimination, the economics of labor supply and retirement, education, and labor turnover and job duration.

Alan Krueger discusses ending the stalemate on tax rates, entitlement spending.

In an interview with Andrea Mitchell, Alan Krueger explains the consequences for the middle class if Congress doesn't strike a deal before year's end to avert painful tax hikes.

 Ending the stalemate on tax rates, entitlement spending - Video on NBCNews.com

 

Job Openings: Senior Research Specialist 1

Requisition: 1400733

 The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) is looking for three qualified Senior Research Specialists for a one year renewable term position.

Cecilia Rouse named Woodrow Wilson School dean.

Cecilia Rouse has been selected as dean of The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.   Full Story

New Dean Hopes to Heighten Wilson School's Influence on Policy  Interview

The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) and the Department of Economics invite applications for IRS Visiting Research Scholars for the academic year 2013-2014.

The Industrial Relations Section (IRS) and the Department of Economics invite applications for IRS Visiting Research Scholars for the academic year 2013-2014. The Visitors will spend the academic year in residence at Princeton as guests of the Section and the Department and will be given office space and the opportunity to pursue their own research on any topic in labor economics. A small fund for research expenses will be included.

Joseph A. McCartin, Georgetown University, has won the Richard A. Lester Award for the Outstanding Book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics published in 2011

Joseph A. McCartin, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University, has won the Richard A. Lester Award for the Outstanding Book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics published in 2011. His book is “Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike that Changed America”.

Collision Course: http://mccartin-collisioncourse.blogspot.com/

Princeton Professor Orley Ashenfelter "What makes fast food wages comparable worldwide"

Wie Fast-Food die Löhne weltweit vergleichbar macht
"What makes fast food wages comparable worldwide"

Working Paper #570 - Comparing Real Wage Rates

Source: "Big-Mac-Index". The Economist (2012).

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