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Robert J. Thornton

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Affiliation

Economics Department
College of Business and Economics
Lehigh University

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (United States)
http://cbe.lehigh.edu/economics

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Working papers

  1. Strobl, Eric & Thornton, Robert, 2002. "Do Large Employers Pay More in Developing Countries? The Case of Five African Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 660, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  2. Rodgers, J.D. & Brookshire, M.L. & Thornton, R.J., 1995. "Forecasting Earning Using Age-Earnings Profiles and Longitudinal Data," Papers 10-95-1a, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.
  3. Thornton, R.J. & Rodgers, J.D. & Brookshire, M.L., 1995. "Age-Earning Profiles," Papers 10-95-2, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.
  4. Rodgers, J.D. & Thornton, R.J., 1995. "Making Operational the Concept of Maintenance Consumption," Papers 11-95-15, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.
  5. Rodgers, J.D. & Brookshire, M.L. & Thornton, R.J., 1995. "A Comparison of Age-Earnings Profiles from the U.S. Census Bureau and the PSID and their Uses in Forecasting Earnings," Papers 04-95-08, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.
  6. Brookshire, M.L. & Rodgers, J.D. & Thornton, R.J., 1994. "A Comparison of Age-Earnings Profiles from the U.S. Census Bureau and thePDSI and their Use in Forecasting Earnings," Papers 11-94-17, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Edward J. Timmons & Robert J. Thornton, 2019. "There and Back Again: The De‐Licensing and Re‐Licensing of Barbers in Alabama," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 57(4), pages 764-790, December.
  2. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2016. "Estimating gender wage gaps: A data update," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(2), pages 140-141, April.
  3. Regmi, Krishna & Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, Alex & Thornton, Robert, 2015. "To be or not to be: An optimum currency area for South Asia?," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 37(6), pages 930-944.
  4. Cheng Chen & Shin-Yi Chou & Robert J. Thornton, 2015. "The Effect of Household Technology on Weight and Health Outcomes among Chinese Adults: Evidence from China's "Home Appliances Going to the Countryside" Policy," Journal of Human Capital, University of Chicago Press, vol. 9(3), pages 364-401.
  5. Kennedy-Hendricks, A. & Schwartz, H. & Thornton, R.J. & Griffin, B.A. & Green, H.D., Jr. & Kennedy, D.P. & Burkhauser, S. & Pollack, C.E., 2015. "Intergenerational social networks and health behaviors among children living in public housing," American Journal of Public Health, American Public Health Association, vol. 105(11), pages 2291-2297.
  6. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2015. "“Coercive Cooperation”? Ontario'S Pay Equity Act Of 1988 And The Gender Pay Gap," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(4), pages 606-618, October.
  7. Robert J. Thornton & Michael L. Brookshire, 2013. "NAFE and the Ethics Question," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 24(1), pages 19-23, April.
  8. John O. Ward & Robert J. Thornton, 2013. "Can Statements of Ethical Principles and Codes of Practice Make a Difference? The Results of a NAFE Survey," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 24(1), pages 25-39, April.
  9. Robert J. Thornton & Edward J. Timmons, 2013. "Licensing One of the World's Oldest Professions: Massage," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(2), pages 371-388.
  10. Brendan Kennelly & Robert Thornton & J. Richard Aronson & Vincent G. Munley, 2012. "Whither the Irish Economy: Introduction and Overview," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(10), pages 1215-1219, October.
  11. Robert Thornton, 2011. "In Memoriam, Eli Schwartz, Lehigh University," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 22(2), pages 141-142, August.
  12. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2011. "Estimating Gender Wage Gaps," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(4), pages 405-413, October.
  13. Edward J. Timmons & Robert J. Thornton, 2010. "The Licensing of Barbers in the USA," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 48(4), pages 740-757, December.
  14. Tsai, Wehn-Jyuan & Liu, Jin-Tan & Chou, Shin-Yi & Thornton, Robert, 2009. "Does educational expansion encourage female workforce participation? A study of the 1968 reform in Taiwan," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(6), pages 750-758, December.
  15. Luisito Bertinelli & Olivier Cardi & Teoman Pamukçu & Eric Strobl & Robert Thornton, 2009. "The determinants of excess worker turnover in Luxembourg," International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 30(3), pages 253-268, June.
  16. Robert J. Thornton, 2009. "What's Your College Degree Worth? A Research Project for the Labor Economics Course," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(2), pages 166-172, April.
  17. Edward Timmons & Robert Thornton, 2008. "The Effects of Licensing on the Wages of Radiologic Technologists," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 29(4), pages 333-346, December.
  18. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2007. "Do New Male and Female College Graduates Receive Unequal Pay?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 42(1).
  19. Simon Medcalfe & Robert J. Thornton, 2006. "Monopsony and Teachers' Salaries in Georgia," Journal of Labor Research, Transaction Publishers, vol. 27(4), pages 537-554, October.
  20. James D. Rodgers & Robert J. Thornton, 2005. "Recent Publications of Interest to Forensic Economists," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 18(2), pages 243-258, April.
  21. Robert J. Thornton, 2004. "Retrospectives: How Joan Robinson and B. L. Hallward Named Monopsony," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 18(2), pages 257-261, Spring.
  22. Robert J. Thornton & Jennifer A. Thornton, 2004. "Erring on the Margin of Error," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, vol. 71(1), pages 130-135, July.
  23. Eric Strobl & Robert Thornton, 2004. "Do Large Employers Pay More? The Case Of Five Developing African Countries," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 29(1), pages 137-161, June.
  24. James D. Rodgers & Robert Thornton, 2002. "Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of Pennsylvania," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 15(3), pages 335-355, September.
  25. Mark Cassidy & Eric Strobl & Robert Thornton, 2002. "Gender Pay Differentials and Equality Legislation in the Republic of Ireland," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 28(s1), pages 149-169, May.
  26. James Dearden & Larry Taylor & Robert Thornton, 2001. "A Benchmark Profile of Economics Departments in 15 Private Universities," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(4), pages 387-396, January.
  27. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2001. "Comparable Worth in Academe: Professors at Ontario Universities," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 27(3), pages 357-373, September.
  28. Robert Thornton & John Ward, 1999. "The Economist in Tort Litigation," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 101-112, Spring.
  29. Frank P. Corcione & Robert J. Thornton, 1998. "Forecasting Earnings Losses Of The Disabled With The LPE Method," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 11(2), pages 115-120, April.
  30. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 1998. "Private-Sector Experience with Pay Equity in Ontario," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 24(2), pages 185-208, June.
  31. Robert J. Thornton & Frank Slesnick, 1997. "New Estimates Of Life Expectancies For Persons With Medical Risks," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 10(3), pages 285-290, September.
  32. James D. Rodgers & Michael L. Brookshire & Robert J. Thornton, 1996. "Forecasting Earnings Using Age-Earnings Profiles And Longitudinal Data," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 9(2), pages 169-210, April.
  33. Robert J. Thornton, 1996. "Labor Shortages as America Approaches the Twenty-first Century," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 9(1), pages 71-72, December.
  34. Frank Slesnick & Robert Thornton, 1994. "Life Expectancies for Persons With Medical Risks," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 7(2), pages 197-207, April.
  35. Robert J. Thornton, 1993. "Succeeding as an Expert Witness," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 6(2), pages 173-174, April.
  36. Robert J. Thornton, 1992. "Restructuring Canada's Health Services System: How do we get there from here? Edited by Raisa B. Deber and Gail G. Thompson. University of Toronto press, Toronto, 1992. No. of pages: xi + 420. ISBN 0‐," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 1(3), pages 209-210, October.
  37. Robert J. Thornton, 1992. "A Hedonics Primer for Economists and Attorneys," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 6(1), pages 71-72, December.
  38. Eli Schwartz & Robert Thornton, 1991. "The Effect of Taxes and Inflation on the Real Interest Rate," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 5(1), pages 71-73, December.
  39. Frank P. Corcione & Robert J. Thornton, 1991. "Female Work Experience: Voluntary Versus Involuntary Labor Force Activity," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 4(2), pages 163-174, April.
  40. Robert J. Thornton & Perry A. Zirkel, 1990. "The Consistency and Predictability of Grievance Arbitration Awards," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 43(2), pages 294-307, January.
  41. Robert J. Thornton, 1989. "Pitfalls in Estimating the Loss of Employer-Paid Fringe Benefits," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 3(1), pages 77-78, December.
  42. E. Schwartz & R. Thornton, 1989. "Toward a Utility-Based Theory of Loss in Wrongful Death Cases," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 2(2), pages 67-74, April.
  43. Thornton, Robert J & Innes, Jon T, 1988. "The Status of Master's Programs in Economics," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 2(1), pages 171-178, Winter.
  44. Robert J. Thornton & Eli Schwartz, 1987. "The Uneasy Case for the Personal Maintenance Deduction," Journal of Forensic Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 11-18, August.
  45. James Luizer & Robert Thornton, 1986. "Concentration in the Labor Market for Public School Teachers," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 39(4), pages 573-584, July.
  46. Thornton, Robert J & Innes, Jon T, 1985. "On Simpson's Paradox in Economic Statistics," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 47(4), pages 387-394, November.
  47. Thornton, Robert J., 1985. "Teacher strikes and the courts : David L. Colton and Edith E. Graber. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1982. pp. 132. Price: U.S.$21.00 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 152-153, April.
  48. Robert J. Thornton, 1982. "Teacher Unionism and Collective Bargaining in England and Wales," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 35(3), pages 377-391, April.
  49. Eli Schwartz & Robert Thornton, 1980. "Overinvestment in College Training?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 15(1), pages 121-123.
  50. Robert J. Thornton & Andrew R. Weintraub, 1979. "Licensing in the Barbering Profession," ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 32(2), pages 242-249, January.
  51. Thornton, Robert J., 1978. "Miners, Quarrymen and Saltworkers. Edited by Raphael Samuel. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1977. Pp. xvi, 363," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 38(3), pages 816-817, September.

Chapters

  1. Robert J. Thornton & Judith A. McDonald, 2015. "The Gender Gap in Starting Salaries for New College Graduates," Research in Labor Economics, in: Solomon W. Polachek & Konstantinos Tatsiramos & Klaus F. Zimmermann (ed.), Gender in the Labor Market, volume 42, pages 205-229, Emerald Publishing Ltd.

Books

  1. J. Richard Aronson & Harriet L. Parmet & Robert J. Thornton (ed.), 2010. "Variations in Economic Analysis," Springer Books, Springer, number 978-1-4419-1182-7, February.

Editorship

  1. Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis, Emerald Publishing Ltd.
  2. Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis, Emerald Publishing Ltd.

Citations

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Blog mentions

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  1. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2007. "Do New Male and Female College Graduates Receive Unequal Pay?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 42(1).

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Working papers

  1. Strobl, Eric & Thornton, Robert, 2002. "Do Large Employers Pay More in Developing Countries? The Case of Five African Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 660, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

    Cited by:

    1. Huu Chi Nguyen & Christophe Nordman & François Roubaud, 2011. "Who Suffers the Penalty? A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Vietnam," Working Papers DT/2011/15, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    2. TANSEL, Aysit & Keskin, Halil Ibrahim & Ozdemir, Zeynel Abidin, 2015. "Is There an Informal Employment Wage Penalty in Egypt?," MPRA Paper 67051, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Måns Söderbom & Francis Teal & Anthony Wambugu, 2004. "Does firm size really affect earnings?," Development and Comp Systems 0409011, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Görg, Holger & Strobl, Eric & Walsh, Frank, 2002. "Why Do Foreign-Owned Firms Pay More? The Role of On-the-Job Training," IZA Discussion Papers 590, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    5. Nordman, Christophe Jalil & Rakotomanana, Faly & Roubaud, François, 2016. "Informal versus Formal: A Panel Data Analysis of Earnings Gaps in Madagascar," IZA Discussion Papers 9970, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    6. Soderbom, Mans & Teal, Francis, 2004. "Size and efficiency in African manufacturing firms: evidence from firm-level panel data," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 73(1), pages 369-394, February.
    7. Marcel Fafchampsm & Måns Söderbom, 2006. "Wages and Labor Management in African Manufacturing," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 41(2).
    8. te Velde, Dirk Willem & Morrissey, Oliver, 2003. "Spatial Inequality for Manufacturing Wages in Five African Countries," WIDER Working Paper Series 066, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    9. Mengistu Assefa Wendimu & Peter Gibbon, 2014. "Labour markets for irrigated agriculture in central Ethiopia: Wage premiums and segmentation," IFRO Working Paper 2014/06, University of Copenhagen, Department of Food and Resource Economics.
    10. Chris Milner & Verena Tandrayen, 2007. "The Impact of Exporting and Export Destination on Manufacturing Wages: Evidence for Sub‐Saharan Africa," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 11(1), pages 13-30, February.
    11. Abigail Barr & Pieter Serneels, 2004. "Wages and Reciprocity in the Workplace," Development and Comp Systems 0409064, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Cai, Hongbin & Wang, Miaojun & Yan, Se, 2014. "Why Do Large Firms Willingly Pay High Wages in Developing Countries?," MPRA Paper 53538, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  2. Thornton, R.J. & Rodgers, J.D. & Brookshire, M.L., 1995. "Age-Earning Profiles," Papers 10-95-2, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Rupert, Peter & Zanella, Giulio, 2015. "Revisiting wage, earnings, and hours profiles," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 114-130.
    2. Muren, Astri & Nyberg, Sten, 2005. "Young Liberals and Old Conservatives - Inequality, Mobility and Redistribution," Research Papers in Economics 2005:9, Stockholm University, Department of Economics.
    3. Magdalena Smyk & Joanna Tyrowicz & Barbara Liberda, 2014. "Age-productivity patterns in talent occupations for men and women: a decomposition," Post-Communist Economies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(3), pages 401-414, September.
    4. Giulio Zanella & Peter Rupert, 2010. "Revisiting Wage, Earnings, and Hours Profiles," 2010 Meeting Papers 1158, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    5. Faria, Joao & Jellal, Mohamed, 2009. "A Siocio-Psychological Theory of Efficiency Wage Growth," MPRA Paper 17184, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Paul Gregg & Rosanna Scutella & Claudia Vittori, 2012. "Earnings Mobility and Inequality: An Integrated Framework," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2012n26, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
    7. Li, Jinjing & O'Donoghue, Cathal, 2011. "Incentives of Retirement Transition for Elderly Workers: An Analysis of Actual and Simulated Replacement Rates in Ireland," IZA Discussion Papers 5865, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. Peter Thompson, 2003. "Technological Change and the Age-Earnings Profile: Evidence from the International Merchant Marine, 1861-1912," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 6(3), pages 578-601, July.

  3. Rodgers, J.D. & Thornton, R.J., 1995. "Making Operational the Concept of Maintenance Consumption," Papers 11-95-15, Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Robert Thornton & John Ward, 1999. "The Economist in Tort Litigation," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 101-112, Spring.

Articles

  1. Regmi, Krishna & Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, Alex & Thornton, Robert, 2015. "To be or not to be: An optimum currency area for South Asia?," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 37(6), pages 930-944.

    Cited by:

    1. Konopczak, Karolina & Welfe, Aleksander, 2017. "Convergence-driven inflation and the channels of its absorption," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 39(6), pages 1019-1034.

  2. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2015. "“Coercive Cooperation”? Ontario'S Pay Equity Act Of 1988 And The Gender Pay Gap," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(4), pages 606-618, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Luiza Antonie & Miana Plesca & Jennifer Teng, 2016. "Heterogeneity in the Gender Wage Gap in Canada," Working Papers 1603, University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance.

  3. Robert J. Thornton & Edward J. Timmons, 2013. "Licensing One of the World's Oldest Professions: Massage," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(2), pages 371-388.

    Cited by:

    1. Morikawa, Masayuki, 2018. "Occupational licenses and labor market outcomes in Japan," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 45-56.
    2. Meehan, Brian, 2015. "The impact of licensing requirements on industrial organization and labor: Evidence from the U.S. private security market," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 113-121.
    3. Maury Gittleman & Morris M. Kleiner, 2013. "Wage Effects of Unionization and Occupational Licensing Coverage in the United States," Working Papers 464, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    4. Trey Malone & Antonios M. Koumpias & Per L. Bylund, 2019. "Entrepreneurial response to interstate regulatory competition: evidence from a behavioral discrete choice experiment," Journal of Regulatory Economics, Springer, vol. 55(2), pages 172-192, April.
    5. Mario Pagliero, 2019. "Occupational Licensing in the EU: Protecting Consumers or Limiting Competition?," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 55(1), pages 137-153, August.
    6. Suyoun Han & Morris M. Kleiner, 2016. "Analyzing the Influence of Occupational Licensing Duration and Grandfathering on Labor Market Outcomes," NBER Working Papers 22810, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Peter Blair & Bobby Chung, 2017. "Job Market Signaling through Occupational Licensing," Working Papers 2017-50, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
    8. Daniel J. Smith & Noah J. Trudeau, 2019. "The Undertaker’s Cut: Challenging the Rational Basis for Casket Licensure," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 34(Summer 20), pages 23-41.
    9. Peter Blair & Bobby Chung, 2018. "How Much of Barrier to Entry is Occupational Licensing?," Working Papers 2018-092, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.
    10. Christina DePasquale & Kevin Stange, 2016. "Labor Supply Effects of Occupational Regulation: Evidence from the Nurse Licensure Compact," NBER Working Papers 22344, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    11. Brücker, Herbert & Glitz, Albrecht & Lerche, Adrian & Romiti, Agnese, 2018. "Occupational Recognition and Immigrant Labor Market Outcomes," IZA Discussion Papers 12030, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    12. Marek Zapletal, 2017. "The Effects of Occupational Licensing Evidence from Detailed Business-Level Data," Working Papers 17-20, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
    13. Edward J Timmons & Anna Mills, 2018. "Bringing the Effects of Occupational Licensing into Focus: Optician Licensing in the United States," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 44(1), pages 69-83, January.
    14. D. Mark Anderson & Ryan Brown & Kerwin Kofi Charles & Daniel I. Rees, 2016. "The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality," NBER Working Papers 22456, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    15. Wei Chi & Morris M. Kleiner & Xiaoye Qian, 2017. "Do Occupational Regulations Increase Earnings? Evidence from China," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(2), pages 351-381, April.
    16. Pizzola, Brandon & Tabarrok, Alexander, 2017. "Occupational licensing causes a wage premium: Evidence from a natural experiment in Colorado’s funeral services industry," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 50-59.
    17. MORIKAWA Masayuki, 2017. "Occupational Licenses and Labor Market Outcomes," Discussion papers 17078, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI).
    18. Morris M. Kleiner & Suyoun Han, 2017. "Analyzing the Influence of Occupational Licensing Duration and Grandfathering on Labor Market Outcomes," Staff Report 556, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
    19. Mario Pagliero & Edward Timmons, 2013. "Occupational Regulation in the European Legal Market," European Journal of Comparative Economics, Cattaneo University (LIUC), vol. 10(2), pages 243-265, August.

  4. Edward J. Timmons & Robert J. Thornton, 2010. "The Licensing of Barbers in the USA," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 48(4), pages 740-757, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Morikawa, Masayuki, 2018. "Occupational licenses and labor market outcomes in Japan," Japan and the World Economy, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 45-56.
    2. Suyoun Han & Morris M. Kleiner, 2016. "Analyzing the Influence of Occupational Licensing Duration and Grandfathering on Labor Market Outcomes," NBER Working Papers 22810, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. J. Mark Ramseyer & Eric Rasmusen, 2013. "Lowering the Bar to Raise the Bar: Licensing Difficulty and Attorney Quality in Japan," Working Papers 2013-12, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy.
    4. Marek Zapletal, 2017. "The Effects of Occupational Licensing Evidence from Detailed Business-Level Data," Working Papers 17-20, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
    5. Marc T. Law & Mindy S. Marks, 2017. "The Labor-Market Effects of Occupational Licensing Laws in Nursing," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(4), pages 640-661, October.
    6. Joshua Hall & Shree B. Pokharel, 2016. "Barber Licensure and the Supply of Barber Shops: Evidence from US States," Working Papers 16-15, Department of Economics, West Virginia University.
    7. Edward J Timmons & Anna Mills, 2018. "Bringing the Effects of Occupational Licensing into Focus: Optician Licensing in the United States," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 44(1), pages 69-83, January.
    8. Morris M. Kleiner & Suyoun Han, 2017. "Analyzing the Influence of Occupational Licensing Duration and Grandfathering on Labor Market Outcomes," Staff Report 556, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
    9. Koumenta, Maria & Pagliero, Mario, 2018. "Occupational Licensing in the European Union: Coverage and Wage Effects," CEPR Discussion Papers 12577, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

  5. Tsai, Wehn-Jyuan & Liu, Jin-Tan & Chou, Shin-Yi & Thornton, Robert, 2009. "Does educational expansion encourage female workforce participation? A study of the 1968 reform in Taiwan," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(6), pages 750-758, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Alpay Filiztekin & Can Karahasan, 2015. "The Effect of Compulsory Schooling on Spatial Distribution of Educational Attainment," ERSA conference papers ersa15p580, European Regional Science Association.
    2. Hung-Hao Chang & Pei-An Liao, 2015. "Are Immigrant Wives Happy in Taiwan? A Look at the Role of Bargaining Power Within the Married Couples," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 16(2), pages 295-312, April.
    3. Yamauchi, Futoshi & Tiongco, Marites, 2012. "Why women are progressive in education?: Gender disparities in human capital, labor markets, and family arrangement in the Philippines," IFPRI discussion papers 1155, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    4. Mahmoud A. A. Elsayed, 2019. "Keeping Kids in School: The Long-Term Effects of Extending Compulsory Education," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 14(2), pages 242-271, Spring.
    5. K?rdar,Murat G. & Day?o?lu,Meltem & Koç,?smet, 2015. "Does longer compulsory education equalize schooling by gender and rural/urban residence ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7377, The World Bank.
    6. Huzeyfe Torun, 2018. "Compulsory Schooling and Early Labor Market Outcomes in a Middle-Income Country," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 39(3), pages 277-305, September.
    7. Murat G. Kırdar & Meltem Dayıoğlu & İsmet Koç, 2016. "Does Longer Compulsory Education Equalize Schooling by Gender and Rural/Urban Residence?," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 30(3), pages 549-579.

  6. Edward Timmons & Robert Thornton, 2008. "The Effects of Licensing on the Wages of Radiologic Technologists," Journal of Labor Research, Springer, vol. 29(4), pages 333-346, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Mario Pagliero & Edward Timmons, 2012. "Occupational Regulation in the European Legal Market," Working papers 27, Former Department of Economics and Public Finance "G. Prato", University of Torino.
    2. J. Mark Ramseyer & Eric Rasmusen, 2013. "Lowering the Bar to Raise the Bar: Licensing Difficulty and Attorney Quality in Japan," Working Papers 2013-12, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Department of Business Economics and Public Policy.
    3. Pagliero, Mario, 2013. "The impact of potential labor supply on licensing exam difficulty," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(C), pages 141-152.
    4. Brücker, Herbert & Glitz, Albrecht & Lerche, Adrian & Romiti, Agnese, 2018. "Occupational Recognition and Immigrant Labor Market Outcomes," IZA Discussion Papers 12030, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    5. Pagliero, Mario, 2011. "What is the objective of professional licensing? Evidence from the US market for lawyers," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 473-483, July.
    6. Marc T. Law & Mindy S. Marks, 2017. "The Labor-Market Effects of Occupational Licensing Laws in Nursing," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(4), pages 640-661, October.
    7. Timmons, Edward Joseph, 2017. "The effects of expanded nurse practitioner and physician assistant scope of practice on the cost of Medicaid patient care," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 121(2), pages 189-196.
    8. Dick M. Carpenter II & Lisa Knepper & Angela C. Erickson & John K. Ross, 2015. "Regulating Work: Measuring the Scope and Burden of Occupational Licensure Among Low- and Moderate-Income Occupations in the United States," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(1), pages 3-20, February.
    9. Edward J Timmons & Anna Mills, 2018. "Bringing the Effects of Occupational Licensing into Focus: Optician Licensing in the United States," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan;Eastern Economic Association, vol. 44(1), pages 69-83, January.
    10. Michele Pellizzari & Giovanni Pica, 2010. "Liberalizing Professional Services: Evidence from Italian Lawyers," Working Papers 372, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
    11. Wei Chi & Morris M. Kleiner & Xiaoye Qian, 2017. "Do Occupational Regulations Increase Earnings? Evidence from China," Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 56(2), pages 351-381, April.
    12. Mario Pagliero & Edward Timmons, 2013. "Occupational Regulation in the European Legal Market," European Journal of Comparative Economics, Cattaneo University (LIUC), vol. 10(2), pages 243-265, August.

  7. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2007. "Do New Male and Female College Graduates Receive Unequal Pay?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 42(1).

    Cited by:

    1. Eleonora Matteazzi & Ariane Pailhé & Anne Solaz, 2013. "Does Part-Time Employment Widen the Gender Wage Gap? Evidence from Twelve European Countries," Working Papers 293, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
    2. Mirco Tonin & Jackline Wahba, 2014. "The Sources of the Gender Gap in Economics Enrolment," CESifo Working Paper Series 4957, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. Juan Barón, 2012. "First job experiences of Colombian college graduates: probability of formal employment and wages," Lecturas de Economía, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía, issue 76, pages 55-86.
    4. Juan D. Barón, 2010. "Primeras experiencias laborales de los profesionales colombianos: Probabilidad de empleo formal y salarios," Documentos de trabajo sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 132, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    5. CONTRERAS CUEVA, Angélica Beatriz & DÁVALOS GARCÍA, Sergio & GONZÁLEZ-MORALES, Olga & ÁLVAREZ-GONZÁLEZ, José Antonio, 2014. "The Employability Of Mexican University Students: An Analysis By Gender And Training Areas," Regional and Sectoral Economic Studies, Euro-American Association of Economic Development, vol. 14(3), pages 155-168.
    6. Laura Cepeda Emiliani & JUan D.Barón, 2012. "Educational Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap for Recent College Graduates in Colombia," Borradores de Economia 695, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    7. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 2016. "Estimating gender wage gaps: A data update," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 47(2), pages 140-141, April.
    8. Juan D. Barón, 2010. "Primeras experiencias laborales de los profesionales colombianos: Probabilidad de empleo formal y salarios," Documentos de Trabajo Sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 007625, Banco de la República - Economía Regional.
    9. Dan A. Black & Amelia M. Haviland & Seth G. Sanders & Lowell J. Taylor, 2008. "Gender Wage Disparities among the Highly Educated," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 43(3), pages 630-659.
    10. Wayne A. Grove & Andrew Hussey & Michael Jetter, 2011. "The Gender Pay Gap Beyond Human Capital: Heterogeneity in Noncognitive Skills and in Labor Market Tastes," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 46(4), pages 827-874.

  8. Simon Medcalfe & Robert J. Thornton, 2006. "Monopsony and Teachers' Salaries in Georgia," Journal of Labor Research, Transaction Publishers, vol. 27(4), pages 537-554, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Lori L. Taylor, 2010. "Competition And Teacher Pay," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 48(3), pages 603-620, July.

  9. Robert J. Thornton, 2004. "Retrospectives: How Joan Robinson and B. L. Hallward Named Monopsony," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 18(2), pages 257-261, Spring.

    Cited by:

    1. Jonathan Conning, 2004. "The Causes of Slavery or Serfdom and the Roads to Agrarian Capitalism: Domar's Hypothesis Revisited," Economics Working Paper Archive at Hunter College 401, Hunter College Department of Economics.

  10. Eric Strobl & Robert Thornton, 2004. "Do Large Employers Pay More? The Case Of Five Developing African Countries," Journal of Economic Development, Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics, vol. 29(1), pages 137-161, June.

    Cited by:

    1. TANSEL, Aysit & Keskin, Halil Ibrahim & Ozdemir, Zeynel Abidin, 2015. "Is There an Informal Employment Wage Penalty in Egypt?," MPRA Paper 67051, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Blanas, Sotiris. & Seric, Adnan. & Viegelahn, Christian,, 2017. "Jobs, FDI and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa evidence from firm-level data," ILO Working Papers 994987491902676, International Labour Organization.
    3. Holger Görg & Eric Strobl & Frank Walsh, 2007. "Why Do Foreign Firms Pay More: The Role of On-the-Job-Training," Open Access publications 10197/8053, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
    4. Colin Green & John S. Heywood & Nikolaos Theodoropoulos, 2017. "Employer size and supervisor earnings: Evidence from Britain," University of Cyprus Working Papers in Economics 04-2017, University of Cyprus Department of Economics.
    5. Sotiris Blanas & Adnan Seric & Christian Viegelahn, 2019. "Job Quality, FDI and Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Firm-Level Data," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 31(5), pages 1287-1317, December.
    6. Holger Görg & Aoife Hanley & Adnan Seric, 2018. "Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Supply Chains: Deeds Not Words," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(10), pages 1-15, October.
    7. Mita Bhattacharya & Kien Trung Nguyen, 2019. "Trade liberalization and the wage–skill premium: Evidence from Vietnamese manufacturing," Economics of Transition and Institutional Change, John Wiley & Sons, vol. 27(2), pages 519-540, February.

  11. James Dearden & Larry Taylor & Robert Thornton, 2001. "A Benchmark Profile of Economics Departments in 15 Private Universities," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(4), pages 387-396, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Alexis Walckiers, 2008. "Multi-dimensional contracts with task-specific productivity: an application to universities," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 15(2), pages 165-198, April.
    2. Henrique Monteiro & Alexandra Ferreira Lopes, 2007. "A Benchmarking of the Undergraduate Economics Major in Europe and the United States," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 6(2), pages 9-26.

  12. Robert Thornton & John Ward, 1999. "The Economist in Tort Litigation," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 13(2), pages 101-112, Spring.

    Cited by:

    1. Cooter, Robert D. & Emons, Winand, 2000. "Truth-Bonding and Other Truth-Revealing Mechanisms for Courts," Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics, Working Paper Series qt35j9s08h, Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics.
    2. Yves Oytana & Nathalie Chappe, 2016. "Expert opinion in a tort litigation game," EconomiX Working Papers 2016-23, University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX.
    3. Winand Emons, 2005. "Perjury versus Truth Revelation: Quantity or Quality of Testimony," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 161(3), pages 392-410, September.
    4. Maarten Pieter Schinkel, 2008. "Forensic Economics In Competition Law Enforcement," Journal of Competition Law and Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 4(1), pages 1-30.
    5. Robert Cooter & Winand Emons, 2000. "Truth-Revealing Mechanisms for Courts," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 0211, Econometric Society.
    6. Bruno S. Frey, "undated". "Was bewirkt die Volkswirtschaftslehre?," IEW - Working Papers 024, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.
    7. Yves Oytana & Nathalie Chappe, 2016. "Expert opinion in a tort litigation game," Working Papers 2016-13, CRESE.
    8. Cooter, Robert D. & Emons, Winand, 2001. "Truth-Bonding and Other Truth-Revealing Mechanisms for Courts [technical version]," Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics, Working Paper Series qt3587v9sv, Berkeley Olin Program in Law & Economics.
    9. Yves Oytana & Nathalie Chappe, 2018. "Expert opinion in a tort litigation game," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 46(1), pages 67-107, August.
    10. Yves Oytana & Nathalie Chappe, 2016. "Expert opinion in a tort litigation game," Working Papers hal-01413908, HAL.

  13. Judith A. McDonald & Robert J. Thornton, 1998. "Private-Sector Experience with Pay Equity in Ontario," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 24(2), pages 185-208, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Chicha, Marie-Thérèse., 2006. "Analyse comparative de la mise en oeuvre du droit à l'égalité de rémunération : modèles et impacts," ILO Working Papers 993920333402676, International Labour Organization.
    2. Michael Baker & Nicole M. Fortin, 2000. "Does Comparable Worth Work in a Decentralized Labor Market?," NBER Working Papers 7937, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Morley Gunderson & Paul Lanoie, 1999. "Program Evaluation Criteria Applied to Pay Equity in Ontario," CIRANO Working Papers 99s-38, CIRANO.
    4. Nan Weiner, 2002. "Effective Redress of Pay Inequities," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 28(s1), pages 101-115, May.
    5. Morley Gunderson, 2002. "The Evolution and Mechanics of Pay Equity in Ontario," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 28(s1), pages 117-131, May.
    6. Mark Cassidy & Eric Strobl & Robert Thornton, 2002. "Gender Pay Differentials and Equality Legislation in the Republic of Ireland," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 28(s1), pages 149-169, May.
    7. Chicha, Marie-Thérèse., 2006. "A comparative analysis of promoting pay equity : models and impacts," ILO Working Papers 993995243402676, International Labour Organization.

  14. Thornton, Robert J & Innes, Jon T, 1985. "On Simpson's Paradox in Economic Statistics," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 47(4), pages 387-394, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Scoones, David, 2000. "Matching and competition for human capital," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 7(2), pages 135-152, March.

  15. Eli Schwartz & Robert Thornton, 1980. "Overinvestment in College Training?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 15(1), pages 121-123.

    Cited by:

    1. Richard B. Freeman, 1981. "Implications of the Changing U.S. Labor Market for Higher Education," NBER Working Papers 0697, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Clifford Clogg & James Shockey, 1984. "Mismatch between occupation and schooling: A prevalence measure, recent trends and demographic analysis," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 21(2), pages 235-257, May.

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