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Walter Oi, a distinguished labor economist who visited the Industrial Relations Section in 1973-74, died on December 24th, 2013 in Rochester, NY.

Walter was an influential economist and a friend and mentor of many who admired his work.  His "Labor as a Quasi-Fixed Factor" set the standard for all modern studies of labor demand, emphasizing the role of hiring and related costs as an explanation for why employment changes are a lagged response to demand shocks.

Shared prosperity better for country: Alan Krueger

Alan Krueger, Princeton economics professor and former Council of Econ Advisers chair, says the economy is recovering from a deep recession at modest pace.


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Lucia Del Carpio, Princeton University will present the Labor Seminar on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

"Are the Neighbors Cheating? Evidence from a Social Norm Experiment on Property Tax" (joint with Behavioral Economics)

*Note: This seminar is being held at the regularly scheduled Behavioral Economics

Date and Time:

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:30 p.m.
29 Robertson Hall

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"Are the Neighbors Cheating? Evidence from a Social Norm Experiment on Property Tax"

 

Kirk Doran and Elaine Liu are co-winners of the Albert Rees Prize

 

The prize is awarded every two years for the Princeton Ph.D. dissertation, completed within the last six years, judged to have made the greatest contribution to labor economics. The prize commemorates Al Rees's great contributions to labor economics at Princeton as a scholar, teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend.

 

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