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Hallock, KevinJin, Xin, Waldman, Michael. 2022. The total compensation gap, wage gap and benefit gap between workers with and without a disabilityBritish Journal of Industrial Relations 603– 31


Gu, Grace, Eswar Prasad and Thomas Moehrle, New Evidence on Cyclical Variation in Average Labor Costs in the U.S., forthcoming in Review of Economics and Statistics.

Kristal, Tali, Cohen, Yinon, Navot, Edo. 2020. Workplace Compensation Practices and the Rise in Benefit Inequality. American Sociological Review 85 (2):271-97.

Maclean, J. C., Pichler, S., & Ziebarth, N. R. (2020). Mandated sick pay: Coverage, utilization, and welfare effects (No. w26832). National Bureau of Economic Research.


Kristal, Tali, Cohen, Yinon, Navot, Edo. 2018. Benefit Inequality among American Workers by Gender, Race and Ethnicity, 1982–2015. Sociological Science 5:461–88.

Gu, Grace, 2018. Employment and the Cyclical Cost of Worker Benefits. Review of Economic Dynamics 28:96-120.


Gittleman, M., & Pierce, B. (2015). Pay for performance and compensation inequality: Evidence from the ECEC. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 68(1), 28-52.


Gittleman, M., & Pierce, B. (2013). An improved measure of inter-industry pay differentials. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 38(3), 229-242.

Gittleman, M., & Pierce, B. (2013). How prevalent is performance-related pay in the United States? Current incidence and recent trends. National Institute Economic Review, 226(1), R4-R16.


DeVaro, J., Ghosh, S., & Zoghi, C. (2012). Job characteristics and labor market discrimination in promotions: New theory and empirical evidence. Available at SSRN 2135198.

Gittleman, M., & Pierce, B. (2012). Compensation for state and local government workers. The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 26(1), 217-242.


Dworak-Fisher, Keenan. (2011). Matching matters in 401(k) plan participation. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 50(4), 713-737.

Gittleman, M., & Pierce, B. (2011). Inter-industry wage differentials job content and unobserved ability. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 64(2), 356-374.


Barkume, A. (2010). The structure of labor costs with overtime work in US jobs. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 64(1), 128-142.

Gibbs, M., Levenson, A., & Zoghi, C. (2010). Why Are Jobs Designed the Way They Are? Research in Labor Economics, 30, 107-154.

Levenson, A., & Zoghi, C. (2010). Occupations, human capital and skills. Journal of Labor Research, 31(4), 365-386.

Pierce, B. (2010). Recent trends in compensation inequality. In Labor in the New Economy (pp. 63-98). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.


Gittleman, M., & Pierce, B. (2007). New estimates of union wage effects in the US. Economics Letters, 95(2), 198-202.

Wozniak, A. K. (2007). Product markets and paychecks: Deregulation's effect on the compensation structure in banking. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, 60(2), 246-267.


Budd, J. W. (2005). The effect of unions on employee benefits: Updated employer expenditure results. Journal of Labor Research, 26(4), 669-676.


Barkume, A. J. (2004). Using incentive pay and providing pay supplements in US job markets. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 43(3), 618-633.

Gruber, J., & Lettau, M. (2004). How elastic is the firm’s demand for health insurance? Journal of Public Economics, 88(7), 1273-1293.

Lovell, V. (2004). No time to be sick: Why everyone suffers when workers don't have paid sick leave (pp. 4-14). Washington, DC: Institute for Women's Policy Research.


Gruber, J., & McKnight, R. (2003). Why did employee health insurance contributions rise? Journal of Health Economics, 22(6), 1085-1104.

Lebow, D. E., Saks, R. E., & Wilson, B. A. (2003). Downward nominal wage rigidity: Evidence from the employment cost index. Advances in Macroeconomics, 3(1): Article 2.

Lettau, M. K. (2003). New estimates for wage rate inequality using the employment cost index. Journal of Human Resources, 38(4), 792-805.


Barkume, A. J., & Ruser, J. W. (2001). Deregulating property‚Äźcasualty insurance pricing: The case of workers’ compensation. Journal of Law and Economics, 44(1), 37-63.

Cannon, S. A., Fallick, B., Lettau, M., & Saks, R. (2001). Has compensation become more flexible?. Research in Labor Economics, 20, 243-269.

Pierce, B. (2001). Compensation inequality. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1493-1525.


Gruber, J. (2000). Health insurance and the labor market. Handbook of Health Economics, 1, 645-706.


Lettau, M. K., & Buchmueller, T. C. (1999). Comparing benefit costs for full-and part-time workers. Monthly Labor Review, 122, 30.


Lettau, M. K. (1997). Compensation in part-time jobs versus full-time jobs What if the job is the same? Economics Letters, 56(1), 101-10