Jay Stewart, Ph.D.
Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Division of Productivity Research and Program Development
|Fields of Interest
||Labor economics; hours measurement;time use research
Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989
M.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1984
B.A., Business Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981
Division Chief, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2009 - present
Research Economist, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1991 - 2009
Visiting Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 9/89 - 6/91
Economist, Unicon Research Corp., 7/88 - 8/89
Selected Publications and Working Papers
- “Reconciling the Divergence in Aggregate U.S.Wage Series”, (with Julien Champagne and Andre Kurmann). BLS Working Paper 486, IZA Discussion Paper 9754, 2016.
- “Secondary Childcare in the ATUS: What Does It Measure?”, (with Dori Allard) in The Economics of Multitasking, Charlene Kalenkoski and Gigi Foster eds., Palgrave MacMillan, New York, 2015.
- “Adjusting Body Mass for Measurement Error with Invalid Validation Data”, (with Charles Courtemanche and Josh Pinkston), Economics and Human Biology
19, December 2015, pp.275-293.
- “The Importance and Challenges of Measuring Work Hours”, IZA World of Labor, 2014.
- “Is the Workweek Really Overestimated?”, (with Harley Frazis). Monthly Labor Review, June 2014.
- “Cyclical Variation in Labor Hours and Productivity Using the ATUS?” (with Michael Burda and Daniel S. Hamermesh). American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings 103(3), May 2013.
- “How Does Nonmarket Production Affect Measured Income Inequality?” (with Harley Frazis). Journal of Population Economics 24(1), 2011.
- “Why Do BLS Hours Series Tell Different Stories About Trends in Hours Worked?” (with Harley Frazis) in Labor in the New Economy,
Katharine G. Abraham, James R. Spletzer, and Michael J. Harper, eds., NBER Studies in Income and Wealth, University of Chicago Press, 2010.
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