Industrial Relations Section

Upcoming Events

"World War II Peer Effects and Geographic Mobility" - Allison Green, Princeton University
December 1, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

When and where people move has large implications for economic and political outcomes. Do interactions with other people influence these mobility decisions? What are the mechanisms through which peer interactions affect mobility? To answer these questions, I am constructing a new dataset of Naval service records in World…

"Hiring frictions and firms' growth" - Thomas Le Barbanchon, Bocconi (Joint with Maddalena Ronchi and Julien Sauvagnat)
December 5, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Thomas Le Barbanchon is a visiting Associate Professor of Economics at Princeton University, in the Industrial Relations Section. His research interests focus on labor economics, public finance and econometrics.


"The Effect of Employer-Provided Health Insurance on Employment and Wages" - Jessica Min, Princeton University
December 8, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

An increase in worker sorting across firms by skill has contributed to rising labor market inequality. I study the role of employer-financed health premiums as a possible reason for worker sorting in the US. Using matched employer-employee data, I analyze the effect of employer-financed health premiums on the employment and wages of…

"Legal Representation in Disability Claims" - Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley
December 12, 1:20 pm2:35 pm

Hilary Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics and holds the Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California Berkeley. Hilary's research focuses on poverty, inequality, food and nutrition programs, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low income families.