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Personal Details

First Name: Katharine
Middle Name: Gail
Last Name: Abraham
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RePEc Short-ID: pab32

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Postal Address: Department of Economics University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-1004

Affiliation

Department of Economics
University of Maryland
Location: College Park, Maryland (United States)
Homepage: http://www.bsos.umd.edu/econ/
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Phone: 301-405-3266
Fax: 301-405-3542
Postal: College Park, MD 20742
Handle: RePEc:edi:deumdus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 2013. "Short-Time Compensation as a Tool to Mitigate Job Loss? Evidence on the U.S. Experience during the Recent Recession," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 12-181, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  2. Katharine G. Abraham & John C. Haltiwanger & Kristin Sandusky & James Spletzer, 2009. "Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data," NBER Working Papers 14805, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Katharine G. Abraham & Sara E. Helms & Stanley Presser, 2008. "How Social Processes Distort Measurement: The Impact of Survey Nonresponse on Estimates of Volunteer Work," NBER Working Papers 14076, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Katharine G. Abraham & Aaron Maitland & Suzanne M. Bianchi, 2006. "Non-response in the American Time Use Survey: Who Is Missing from the Data and How Much Does It Matter?," NBER Technical Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc 0328, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Katherine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 2004. "Work and Retirement Plans among Older Americans," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 04-105, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  6. Katharine Abraham & Melissa A. Clark, 2003. "Financial Aid and Students' College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia's Tuition Assistance Grant Program," NBER Working Papers 10112, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Katharine G. Abraham & Robert Shimer, 2001. "Changes in Unemployment Duration and Labor Force Attachment," NBER Working Papers 8513, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. William A. Barnett & Katharine G. Abraham & Robert J. Gordon & Jack E. Triplett & David W. Wilcox & Kirk M. Wolter, 1996. "Statistics Under The Spotlight: Improving The Consumer Price Index," Data, EconWPA 9612001, EconWPA.
  9. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan K. Taylor, 1993. "Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence," NBER Working Papers 4468, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1993. "Earnings Inequality in Germany," NBER Working Papers 4541, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1993. "Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium," NBER Working Papers 4390, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Susan N. Houseman & Katharine G. Abraham, 1993. "Labor Adjustment Under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and The United States," NBER Working Papers 4548, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1990. "Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. and Japanese Practices?," NBER Working Papers 3155, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Katharine G. Abraham, 1988. "Flexible Staffing Arrangements and Employers' Short-Term Adjustment Strategies," NBER Working Papers 2617, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Katharine G. Abraham & Lawrence F. Katz, 1987. "Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?," NBER Working Papers 1410, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. Katharine G. Abraham & Henry S. Farber, 1987. "Returns to Seniority in the Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence," Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics 458, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics.
  17. Katharine G. Abraham & Henry S. Farber, 1987. "Returns to Seniority in Union and Nonunion Jobs: A New Look at the Evidence," NBER Working Papers 2368, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. Katharine G. Abraham & Henry S. Farber, 1986. "Job Duration, Seniority and Earnings," Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics 407, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics.
  19. Katharine G. Abraham & James L. Medoff, 1983. "Length of Service and the Operation of Internal Labor Markets," NBER Working Papers 1085, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  20. Katharine G. Abraham & James L. Medoff, 1983. "Length of Service, Terminations and the Nature of the Employment Relationship," NBER Working Papers 1086, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Katharine G. Abraham & James L. Medoff, 1983. "Years of Service and Probability of Promotion," NBER Working Papers 1191, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. James L. Medoff & Katharine G. Abraham, 1981. "Involuntary Terminations under Explicit and Implicit Employment Contracts," NBER Working Papers 0634, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  23. James L. Medoff & Katharine G. Abraham, 1981. "Unemployment, Unsatisfied Demand for Labor, and Compensation Growth in the United States, 1956-1980," NBER Working Papers 0781, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  24. James L. Medoff & Katharine G. Abraham, 1981. "The Role of Seniority at U.S. Work Places: A Report on Some New Evidence," NBER Working Papers 0618, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. James L. Medoff & Katharine G. Abraham, 1980. "Experience, Performance, and Earnings," NBER Working Papers 0278, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  26. James L. Medoff & Katharine G. Abraham, 1979. "Can Productive Capacity Differentials Really Explain Earnings Differentials Associated with Demographic Characteristics? Case of Experience," NBER Working Papers 0363, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  27. Susan N. Houseman & Katharine G. Abraham, . "Female Workers as a Buffer in the Japanese Economy," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research snhkga1993, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Articles

  1. Katharine G. Abraham, 2014. "Celebrating Relevant, Reliable, and Objective Labor Market Statistics," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 67(2.5), pages 569-573, May.
  2. Katharine G. Abraham & John Haltiwanger & Kristin Sandusky & James R. Spletzer, 2013. "Exploring Differences in Employment between Household and Establishment Data," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 31(S1), pages S129 - S172.
  3. Katherine G. Abraham, 2010. "Committee on Government Relations," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 100(2), pages 715-17, May.
  4. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer, 2009. "New Evidence on the Returns to Job Skills," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 52-57, May.
  5. Katharine Abraham, 2008. "Report of the Committee on Economic Statistics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 628-28, May.
  6. Katharine G. Abraham & Melissa A. Clark, 2006. "Financial Aid and Students’ College Decisions: Evidence from the District of Columbia Tuition Assistance Grant Program," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 41(3).
  7. Katharine Abraham*, 2005. "Microdata Access and Labor Market Research: The U. S. Experience," AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, Springer, Springer, vol. 89(2), pages 121-139, June.
  8. Katharine G. Abraham, 2005. "Distinguished Lecture on Economics in Government—What We Don't Know Could Hurt Us: Some Reflections on the Measurement of Economic Activity," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 19(3), pages 3-18, Summer.
  9. Katharine G. Abraham, 2003. "Toward a Cost-of-Living Index: Progress and Prospects," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 17(1), pages 45-58, Winter.
  10. James R. Spletzer & Katharine G. Abraham & Jay C. Stewart, 1999. "Why Do Different Wage Series Tell Different Stories?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 89(2), pages 34-39, May.
  11. Katharine G. Abraham & John S. Greenlees & Brent R. Moulton, 1998. "Working to Improve the Consumer Price Index," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 12(1), pages 27-36, Winter.
  12. Katharine G. Abraham, 1997. "A View From the Federal Statistical System," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 79(5), pages 1394-1400.
  13. Abraham, Katharine G & Taylor, Susan K, 1996. "Firms' Use of Outside Contractors: Theory and Evidence," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 14(3), pages 394-424, July.
  14. Katharine G. Abraham & John C. Haltiwanger, 1995. "Real Wages and the Business Cycle," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 33(3), pages 1215-1264, September.
  15. Houseman, Susan N & Abraham, Katharine G, 1993. "Female Workers as a Buffer in the Japanese Economy," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 83(2), pages 45-51, May.
  16. Abraham, Katharine G. & Houseman, Susan N., 1989. "Job security and work force adjustment: How different are U.S. and Japanese practices?," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 500-521, December.
  17. Katharine G. Abraham & Henry S. Farber, 1988. "Returns to seniority in union and nonunion jobs: A new look at the evidence," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 42(1), pages 3-19, October.
  18. Abraham, Katharine G & Farber, Henry S, 1987. "Job Duration, Seniority, and Earnings," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 77(3), pages 278-97, June.
  19. Katharine G. Abraham, 1987. "Help-Wanted Advertising, Job Vacancies, and Unemployment," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 18(1), pages 207-248.
  20. Abraham, Katharine G, 1986. "Structural/Frictional vs. Deficient Demand Unemployment: Reply," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 76(1), pages 273-76, March.
  21. Abraham, Katharine G & Katz, Lawrence F, 1986. "Cyclical Unemployment: Sectoral Shifts or Aggregate Disturbances?," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 94(3), pages 507-22, June.
  22. Katharine G. Abraham & James L. Medoff, 1985. "Length of service and promotions in union and nonunion work groups," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 38(3), pages 408-420, April.
  23. Katharine G. Abraham & James L. Medoff, 1984. "Length of service and layoffs in union and nonunion work groups," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 38(1), pages 87-97, October.
  24. Abraham, Katharine G, 1983. "Structural-Frictional vs. Deficient Demand Unemployment: Some New Evidence," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 73(4), pages 708-24, September.
  25. James L. Medoff & Katharine G. Abraham, 1981. "Are Those Paid More Really More Productive? The Case of Experience," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 16(2), pages 186-216.
  26. Medoff, James L & Abraham, Katharine G, 1980. "Experience, Performance, and Earnings," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 95(4), pages 703-36, December.

Chapters

  1. Katharine G. Abraham, 2013. "Expanded Measurement of Economic Activity: Progress and Prospects," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Measuring Economic Sustainability and Progress National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer, 2010. "Are the New Jobs Good Jobs?," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Labor in the New Economy, pages 101-143 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer & Michael J. Harper, 2010. "Introduction to "Labor in the New Economy"," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Labor in the New Economy, pages 1-13 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Katharine G. Abraham, 2009. "Comment on "The LEHD Infrastructure Files and the Creation of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators"," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data, pages 230-234 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 2008. "Removing Barriers to Work for Older Americans," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, in: Timothy J. Bartik & Susan N. Houseman (ed.), A Future of Good Jobs? America's Challenge in the Global Economy, chapter 5, pages 161-202 W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  6. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer & Michael J. Harper, 2007. "List of Contributors, Indexes," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Labor in the New Economy, pages 493-507 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer & Michael J. Harper, 2007. "Front matter, table of contents, prefatory note," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Labor in the New Economy National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Katharine G. Abraham & Christopher Mackie, 2006. "A Framework for Nonmarket Accounting," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts, pages 161-192 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Katherine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 2005. "Work and Retirement Plans among Older Americans," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, in: Robert L. Clark & Olivia S. Mitchell (ed.), Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm, pages 70-91 W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  10. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer & Jay C. Stewart, 1998. "Divergent Trends in Alternative Wage Series," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Labor Statistics Measurement Issues, pages 293-325 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1995. "Labor Adjustment under Different Institutional Structures: A Case Study of Germany and the United States," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, in: Friedrich Buttler & Wolfgang Franz & Ronald Schettkat & David Soskice (ed.), Institutional Frameworks and Labor Market Performance: Comparative Views on the U.S. and German Economies, pages 285-315 W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  12. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan Houseman, 1995. "Earnings Inequality in Germany," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, pages 371-404 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1994. "Does Employment Protection Inhibit Labor Market Flexibility? Lessons from Germany, France, and Belgium," NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, in: Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, pages 59-94 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1992. "Job Security and Work Force Adjustment: How Different are U.S. and Japanese Practices?," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, in: Giorgio Galeazzi & Daniel Hamermesh (ed.), Dynamic Labor Demand and Adjustment Costs, pages 280-301 W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Books

  1. Katharine G. Abraham & James R. Spletzer & Michael Harper, 2010. "Labor in the New Economy," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number abra08-1.
  2. Abraham, Katharine G. & Spletzer, James R. & Harper, Michael (ed.), 2010. "Labor in the New Economy," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 0, number 9780226001432, 01-2013.
  3. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1993. "Job Security in America: Lessons from Germany," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number kagsnh1993.

NEP Fields

8 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (2) 2004-10-18 2009-03-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2003-11-30
  3. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2012-05-08
  4. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (5) 2004-10-18 2008-06-13 2009-03-22 2009-09-05 2012-05-08. Author is listed
  5. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 2001-10-01
  6. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2008-06-13

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