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Orn B. Bodvarsson

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First Name:Orn
Middle Name:B.
Last Name:Bodvarsson
RePEc Short-ID:pbo288
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Terminal Degree:1986 (from RePEc Genealogy)


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Economics Department
St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud, Minnesota (United States)
RePEc:edi:edstcus (more details at EDIRC)

Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Sessions, John G., 2011. "Cross-Assignment Discrimination in Pay: A Test Case of Major League Baseball," IZA Discussion Papers 5989, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Hou, Jack W., 2010. "The Effects of Aging on Migration in a Transition Economy: The Case of China," IZA Discussion Papers 5070, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Bao, Shuming & Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Hou, Jack W. & Zhao, Yaohui, 2009. "The Regulation of Migration in a Transition Economy: China’s Hukou System," IZA Discussion Papers 4493, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Humphreys, Brad R., 2009. "Labor Market Discrimination and Capital Investment: The Effects of Fan Discrimination on Stadium Investment," IZA Discussion Papers 4551, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Sessions, John G., 2008. "The Measurement of Racial Discrimination in Pay between Job Categories: Theory and Test," IZA Discussion Papers 3748, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Lewer, Joshua J. & Van den Berg, Hendrik, 2007. "Measuring Immigration's Effects on Labor Demand: A Reexamination of the Mariel Boatlift," IZA Discussion Papers 2919, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Bao, Shuming & Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Hou, Jack W. & Zhao, Yaohui, 2007. "Interprovincial Migration in China: The Effects of Investment and Migrant Networks," IZA Discussion Papers 2924, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).


  1. Shuming Bao & Örn B. Bodvarsson & Jack W. Hou & Yaohui Zhao, 2011. "The Regulation Of Migration In A Transition Economy: China'S Hukou System," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 29(4), pages 564-579, October.
  2. Bodvarsson, Orn B. & Sessions, John G., 2011. "The measurement of pay discrimination between job assignments," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(3), pages 297-309, June.
  3. Shuming Bao & Ãrn B. Bodvarsson & Jack W. Hou & Yaohui Zhao, 2009. "Migration in China from 1985 to 2000," Chinese Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(4), pages 7-28, July.
  4. Bodvarsson, Örn B. & Van den Berg, Hendrik F. & Lewer, Joshua J., 2008. "Measuring immigration's effects on labor demand: A reexamination of the Mariel Boatlift," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 560-574, August.
  5. Orn B. Bodvarsson & William H. Kaempfer & Anton D. Lowenberg & William Mertens, 2007. "The political market for immigration restrictions: Model and test," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 159-192.
  6. John Anderson & Orn Bodvarsson, 2005. "Do higher tipped minimum wages boost server pay?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(7), pages 391-393.
  7. Őrn Bodvarsson, 2005. "Restaurant tips and service quality: a reply to Lynn," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 12(6), pages 345-346.
  8. Bodvarsson, Orn B. & Walker, Rosemary L., 2004. "Do parental cash transfers weaken performance in college?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 483-495, October.
  9. Orn Bodvarsson & William Luksetich & Sherry McDermott, 2003. "Why do diners tip: rule-of-thumb or valuation of service?," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(15), pages 1659-1665.
  10. Orn Bodvarsson & Shawn Pettman, 2002. "Racial wage discrimination in major league baseball: do free agency and league size matter?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(12), pages 791-796.
  11. Bodvarsson, Orn B. & Partridge, Mark D., 2001. "A supply and demand model of co-worker, employer and customer discrimination," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 389-416, June.
  12. Örn B. Bodvarsson & Raymond T. Brastow, 1999. "A Test Of Employer Discrimination In The Nba," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 17(2), pages 243-255, April.
  13. Bodvarsson, Orn B & Brastow, Raymond T, 1998. "Do Employers Pay for Consistent Performance?: Evidence from the NBA," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 36(1), pages 145-160, January.
  14. Bodvarsson, Orn B. & Gibson, William A., 1994. "Gratuities and customer appraisal of service: Evidence from Minesota restaurants," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 287-302.
  15. Orn B. Bodvarsson, 1987. "Monitoring with No Moral Hazard: The Case of Small Vessel Commercial Fishing," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 13(4), pages 421-434, Oct-Dec.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 7 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2007-08-08 2008-10-21 2009-11-27 2011-10-01
  2. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (4) 2007-08-08 2007-08-08 2009-11-07 2010-07-31
  3. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (3) 2007-08-08 2009-11-07 2010-07-31
  4. NEP-CNA: China (2) 2007-08-08 2009-11-07
  5. NEP-SPO: Sports & Economics (2) 2009-11-27 2011-10-01
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2009-11-07 2009-11-27
  7. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (1) 2010-07-31
  8. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2007-08-08
  9. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2010-07-31
  10. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2011-10-01
  11. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2009-11-07


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