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William Alpert

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First Name:William
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Last Name:Alpert
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RePEc Short-ID:pal78
University of Connecticut Department of Economics 1 University Place Stamford, CT 06901
203-251-8413
Terminal Degree:1979 Department of Economics; School of Arts and Sciences; Columbia University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Department of Economics
University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut (United States)
http://www.econ.uconn.edu/
RePEc:edi:deuctus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. William T. Alpert & Oskar R. Harmon, 2013. "The Alpha of a Survey of the Literature in Economic and Financial Literacy," Working papers 2013-06, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  2. William T. Alpert & Alexander Vaninsky, 2013. "Efficiency of College Education in the Labor Market of the United States," Working papers 2013-22, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  3. William T. Alpert & Oskar R. Harmon & Joseph Histen, 2012. "Online Discussion and Learning Outcomes," Working papers 2012-35, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  4. William T. Alpert & Archita Banik & Oskar R. Harmon & James Lambrinos & Richard N. Langlois, 2012. "Class Attendance, PowerPoint Slides and Learning Outcomes," Working papers 2012-42, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  5. William Alpert & John Stiver, 2002. "On Modeling and Controlling the Effects of Variable Labor Effort: A Theoretical Explanation of the Truck System," Working papers 2002-38, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. William T. Alpert & Kenneth A. Couch & Oskar R. Harmon, 2016. "A Randomized Assessment of Online Learning," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 106(5), pages 378-382, May.
  2. Oskar Harmon & William Alpert & Archita Banik & James Lambrinos, 2015. "Class Absence, Instructor Lecture Notes, Intellectual Styles, and Learning Outcomes," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 43(3), pages 349-361, September.
  3. Oskar Harmon & William Alpert & Joseph Histen, 2014. "Online Discussion and Learning Outcomes," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 20(1), pages 33-44, February.
  4. Christopher Ruebeck & Sarah Stafford & Nicola Tynan & William Alpert & Gwendolyn Ball & Bridget Butkevich, 2003. "Network Externalities and Standardization: A Classroom Demonstration," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 69(4), pages 1000-1008, April.
  5. Eileen Trzcinski & William T. Alpert, 1994. "Pregnancy and Parental Leave Benefits in the United States and Canada: Judicial Decisions and Legislation," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 29(2), pages 535-554.
  6. Greenberg, E & Pollard, W A & Alpert, W T, 1989. "Statistical Properties of Data Stretching," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 4(4), pages 383-391, Oct.-Dec..
  7. WilliamT. Alpert & Martha N. Ozawa, 1986. "Fringe Benefits of Workers in Nonmanufacturing Industries," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(2), pages 173-188, April.
  8. Alpert, William T., 1986. "Teachers, unions, and change: A comparative study : D.K. Jessup. New York: Praeger, 1985. pp. x + 256. Price: $33.95 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 5(4), pages 440-441, August.
  9. Alpert, William T., 1985. "Unions and public schools : Randall W. Eberts and Joe A. Stone. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1984. pp. 188. $24.00 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 4(4), pages 359-360, August.
  10. Alpert, William T., 1980. "The Army and Civil Disorder. By Jerry M. Cooper. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980. Pp. xv, 284. $22.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(4), pages 910-911, December.
  11. Alpert, William T., 1980. "Case Studies on the Labor Process. Edited by Andrew Zimbalist. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1980. Pp. xxiv, 314. $16.50," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(3), pages 655-656, September.

Chapters

  1. William T. Alpert & Michael A. MacDowell, 2011. "Private, Corporate and Government Funding for Economic Education," Chapters, in: Gail M. Hoyt & KimMarie McGoldrick (ed.), International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 74, Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. William T. Alpert & Stephen A. Woodbury, 2000. "Introduction," Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, in: William T. Alpert & Stephen A. Woodbury (ed.), Employee Benefits and Labor Markets in Canada and the United States, chapter 1, pages 1-12, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
  3. William T. Alpert & John B. Shoven & John Whalley, 1992. "Introduction to "Canada-U.S. Tax Comparisons"," NBER Chapters, in: Canada-U.S. Tax Comparisons, pages 1-24, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. William T. Alpert & Stephen A. Woodbury (ed.), 2000. "Employee Benefits and Labor Markets in Canada and the United States," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number eblm, july-dece.

Citations

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  1. Greenberg, E & Pollard, W A & Alpert, W T, 1989. "Statistical Properties of Data Stretching," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 4(4), pages 383-391, Oct.-Dec..

    Mentioned in:

    1. Statistical properties of data stretching (Journal of Applied Econometrics 1989) in ReplicationWiki ()

Working papers

  1. William T. Alpert & Oskar R. Harmon & Joseph Histen, 2012. "Online Discussion and Learning Outcomes," Working papers 2012-35, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Delio I. Castaneda & Sergio Cuellar, 2021. "Knowledge Sharing in Business Education," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(7), pages 1-19, March.

  2. William T. Alpert & Archita Banik & Oskar R. Harmon & James Lambrinos & Richard N. Langlois, 2012. "Class Attendance, PowerPoint Slides and Learning Outcomes," Working papers 2012-42, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Tisha L. N. Emerson & Linda K. English & KimMarie McGoldrick, 2018. "The High Costs of Large Enrollment Classes: Can Cooperative Learning Help?," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 44(3), pages 455-474, June.

Articles

  1. William T. Alpert & Kenneth A. Couch & Oskar R. Harmon, 2016. "A Randomized Assessment of Online Learning," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 106(5), pages 378-382, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Daniel Klasik & Kristin Blagg & Zachary Pekor, 2018. "Out of the Education Desert: How Limited Local College Options are Associated with Inequity in Postsecondary Opportunities," Social Sciences, MDPI, vol. 7(9), pages 1-26, September.
    2. Ahn, Kunwon & Lee, Jun Yeong & Winters, John V., 2020. "Employment Opportunities and High School Completion during the COVID-19 Recession," IZA Discussion Papers 13802, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    3. Hoque, Nazmul & Basher, Syed Abul & A.K. Enamul, Haque, 2022. "Do Students Perform Better in Online Delivery of Education? Evidence from Bangladesh," MPRA Paper 112981, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Jacqmin, Julien, 2019. "Providing MOOCs: A FUN way to enroll students?," Information Economics and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 32-39.
    5. Grace Eau & Derek Hoodin & Tareena Musaddiq, 2022. "Testing the effects of adaptive learning courseware on student performance: An experimental approach," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 88(3), pages 1086-1118, January.
    6. Andrew E. Clark & Huifu Nong & Hongjia Zhu & Rong Zhu, 2021. "Compensating for academic loss: Online learning and student performance during the COVID-19 pandemic," PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris (Postprint) halshs-03467128, HAL.
    7. De Paola, Maria & Gioia, Francesca & Scoppa, Vincenzo, 2022. "Online Teaching, Procrastination and Students’ Achievement: Evidence from COVID-19 Induced Remote Learning," IZA Discussion Papers 15031, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. George Bulman & Robert Fairlie, 2022. "The Impact of COVID-19 on Community College Enrollment and Student Success: Evidence from California Administrative Data," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 17(4), pages 745-764, Fall.
    9. Engelhardt, Bryan & Johnson, Marianne & Meder, Martin E., 2021. "Learning in the time of Covid-19: Some preliminary findings," International Review of Economics Education, Elsevier, vol. 37(C).
    10. Justin C. Ortagus & Lijing Yang, 2018. "An Examination of the Influence of Decreases in State Appropriations on Online Enrollment at Public Universities," Research in Higher Education, Springer;Association for Institutional Research, vol. 59(7), pages 847-865, November.
    11. Laia Navarro-Sola, 2021. "Secondary Schools with Televised Lessons: The Labor Market Returns of the Mexican Telesecundaria," Working Papers 2021-053, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
    12. Joshua Goodman & Julia Melkers & Amanda Pallais, 2016. "Can Online Delivery Increase Access to Education?," NBER Working Papers 22754, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    13. Yi Lu & Hong Song, 2020. "The effect of educational technology on college students’ labor market performance," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 33(3), pages 1101-1126, July.
    14. M Paula Cacault & Christian Hildebrand & Jérémy Laurent-Lucchetti & Michele Pellizzari, 2021. "Distance Learning in Higher Education: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment [A Randomized Assessment of Online Learning]," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 19(4), pages 2322-2372.
    15. Artz, Benjamin & Johnson, Marianne & Robson, Denise & Siemers, Sarinda, 2022. "Live or lecture capture: Evidence from a classroom random control trial," International Review of Economics Education, Elsevier, vol. 40(C).
    16. Shen, Xuejing & Li, Shaoping & Liu, Chengfang & Luo, Renfu & Chen, Yuting, 2021. "Online Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Primary and High School Students in Rural China," 2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual 315351, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    17. Oskar Harmon & Robert Szarka, 2018. "Using Google Drawings to Create Homework Exercises," Journal of Economics Teaching, Journal of Economics Teaching, vol. 2(2), pages 68-78, January.

  2. Oskar Harmon & William Alpert & Archita Banik & James Lambrinos, 2015. "Class Absence, Instructor Lecture Notes, Intellectual Styles, and Learning Outcomes," Atlantic Economic Journal, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 43(3), pages 349-361, September.

    Cited by:

    1. Joshua J. Lewer & Colin Corbett & Tanya M. Marcum & Jannett Highfill, 2021. "Modeling Student Effort: Flat Tires and Dead Batteries," The American Economist, Sage Publications, vol. 66(2), pages 301-314, October.

  3. Oskar Harmon & William Alpert & Joseph Histen, 2014. "Online Discussion and Learning Outcomes," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 20(1), pages 33-44, February.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  4. Christopher Ruebeck & Sarah Stafford & Nicola Tynan & William Alpert & Gwendolyn Ball & Bridget Butkevich, 2003. "Network Externalities and Standardization: A Classroom Demonstration," Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 69(4), pages 1000-1008, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Athapol Ruangkanjanases & Shu-Ling Hsu & Yenchun Jim Wu & Shih-Chih Chen & Jo-Yu Chang, 2020. "What Drives Continuance Intention towards Social Media? Social Influence and Identity Perspectives," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 12(17), pages 1-15, August.
    2. Elizabeth J. Jensen, 2011. "Teaching Undergraduate Industrial Organization Economics," Chapters, in: Gail M. Hoyt & KimMarie McGoldrick (ed.), International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, chapter 54, Edward Elgar Publishing.

  5. Eileen Trzcinski & William T. Alpert, 1994. "Pregnancy and Parental Leave Benefits in the United States and Canada: Judicial Decisions and Legislation," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 29(2), pages 535-554.

    Cited by:

    1. Tzannatos, Zafiris, 1999. "Women and Labor Market Changes in the Global Economy: Growth Helps, Inequalities Hurt and Public Policy Matters," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 551-569, March.
    2. Christopher J. Ruhm, 1997. "Policy Watch: The Family and Medical Leave Act," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 11(3), pages 175-186, Summer.
    3. Rossin-Slater, Maya, 2017. "Maternity and Family Leave Policy," IZA Discussion Papers 10500, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    4. Lersch, Kim Michelle, 1998. "Predicting citizen race in allegations of misconduct against the police," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 87-97, March.
    5. Maya Rossin-Slater, 2017. "Maternity and Family Leave Policy," NBER Working Papers 23069, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Christopher J. Ruhm & Jackqueline L. Teague, 1995. "Parental Leave Policies in Europe and North America," NBER Working Papers 5065, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Sun, Ivan Y. & Payne, Brian K. & Wu, Yuning, 2008. "The impact of situational factors, officer characteristics, and neighborhood context on police behavior: A multilevel analysis," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 36(1), pages 22-32, March.
    8. Maria J. Hanratty, 1994. "Social Welfare Programs for Women and Children: The United States versus France," NBER Chapters, in: Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, pages 301-332, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

  6. Greenberg, E & Pollard, W A & Alpert, W T, 1989. "Statistical Properties of Data Stretching," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 4(4), pages 383-391, Oct.-Dec..

    Cited by:

    1. Mark Partridge, 2002. "Moonlighting in a High Growth Economy: Evidence from U.S. State‐Level Data," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 33(4), pages 424-452, September.

  7. WilliamT. Alpert & Martha N. Ozawa, 1986. "Fringe Benefits of Workers in Nonmanufacturing Industries," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 45(2), pages 173-188, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Daniel T. Winkler & W. Keener Hughen, 2012. "Fringe Benefits Compensation of Real Estate Agents and Brokers," International Real Estate Review, Global Social Science Institute, vol. 15(3), pages 253-281.
    2. Dwight Lee & Ronald Warren, 1999. "Mandated health insurance and the low-wage labor market," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 20(4), pages 505-515, December.
    3. Voßmerbäumer, Jan & Wagner, Franz W., 2013. "Steuerwirkungen betrieblicher Entgeltpolitik," arqus Discussion Papers in Quantitative Tax Research 144, arqus - Arbeitskreis Quantitative Steuerlehre.

Chapters

  1. William T. Alpert & John B. Shoven & John Whalley, 1992. "Introduction to "Canada-U.S. Tax Comparisons"," NBER Chapters, in: Canada-U.S. Tax Comparisons, pages 1-24, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Cardenete, Manuel Alejandro & Delgado, M. Carmen, 2015. "A simulation of impact of withdrawal European funds on Andalusian economy using a dynamic CGE model: 2014–20," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 83-92.

Books

  1. William T. Alpert & Stephen A. Woodbury (ed.), 2000. "Employee Benefits and Labor Markets in Canada and the United States," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number eblm, july-dece.

    Cited by:

    1. Picot, Garnett & Piraino, Patrizio, 2010. "Immigrant Earnings Growth: Selection Bias or Real Progress?," CLSSRN working papers clsrn_admin-2010-35, Vancouver School of Economics, revised 28 Dec 2010.
    2. Anthony M. Marino & Ján Zábojník, 2008. "Work‐related perks, agency problems, and optimal incentive contracts," RAND Journal of Economics, RAND Corporation, vol. 39(2), pages 565-585, June.
    3. Anja Decressin & Julia Lane & Kristin McCue & Martha Stinson, 2005. "Employer-Provided Benefit Plans, Workforce Composition and Firm Outcomes," Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Technical Papers 2005-01, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
    4. Henrik Hansen & John Rand & Neda Trifković, 2021. "Traditional and modern employee benefits in Myanmar's manufacturing sector," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2021-41, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    5. Pattarin Adithipyangkul & Ilan Alon & Tianyu Zhang, 2011. "Executive perks: Compensation and corporate performance in China," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 28(2), pages 401-425, June.
    6. Royalty, Anne Beeson & Abraham, Jean M., 2006. "Health insurance and labor market outcomes: Joint decision-making within households," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 90(8-9), pages 1561-1577, September.
    7. Anthony M. Marino & Ján Zábojník, 2008. "A Rent Extraction View of Employee Discounts and Benefits," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 26(3), pages 485-518, July.
    8. Adithipyangkul, Pattarin, 2012. "Non-cash compensation with production externalities and agency problems related to an agent’s consumption choice," Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 110-120.

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  1. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2012-12-22 2013-09-06
  2. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2013-04-13
  3. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2013-09-06
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2013-04-13
  5. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2013-04-13
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2013-09-06
  7. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2013-09-06

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