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BLS Economic Working Papers from 2005


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The following is a complete list of 2005 BLS Working Papers. Copies of unpublished working papers that are currently available can be obtained from the designated program office of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, D.C. 20212, or via email. Reprints may be available for published papers.

2005

Number Title Author(s) Publication Status / Disposition
WP-388 Studying the Labor Market with the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey R. Jason Faberman Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (December 2005).
WP-387 Parental Transfers, Student Achievement, and the Labor Supply of College Students Charlene Marie Kalenkoski (Ohio University) and Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia See revised version, WP-401.
WP-386 What's In a City?: Understanding the Micro-Level Employer Dynamics Underlying Urban Growth R. Jason Faberman Available in the Office of Employment and Unemployment Statistics (December 2005).
WP-385 Business Employment Dynamics: Tabulations by Employer Size Shail J. Butani, Richard L. Clayton, Vinod Kapani, James R. Spletzer, David M. Talan, and George S. Werking Jr. See Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 129, No. 2, February 2006, pp. 3-22.
WP-384 Are Traditional Retirements a Thing of the Past? New Evidence on Retirement Patterns and Bridge Jobs Kevin E. Cahill (Tinari Economics Group), Michael D. Giandrea, and Joseph F. Quinn (Boston College) Available in the Office of Productivity and Technology (September 2005).
WP-383 Proposed Category System for 1960-2000 Census Occupations Peter B. Meyer and Anastasiya M. Osborne Available in the Office of Productivity and Technology (September 2005).
WP-382 Why Are Jobs Designed the Way They Are? Cindy Zoghi, Alec Levenson (University of Southern California), and Michael Gibbs (University of Chicago GSB and IZA) Available in the Office of Productivity and Technology (June 2005).
WP-381 Economic Well-Being Based on Income, Consumer Expenditures and Personal Assessments of Minimal Needs Thesia I. Garner and Kathleen Short (U.S. Census Bureau) See Studies on Economic Well-being: Essays in the Honor of John P. Formby, John A. Bishop and Yoram Amiel, eds., Vol. 12 of the Series Research on Economic Inequality, February 2004, pp. 319-361.
WP-380 A Comparison of Income, Expenditures, and Home Market Value Distributions Using Luxembourg Income Study Data from the 1990's Eva Sierminska (Georgetown University) and Thesia I. Garner Available in the Office of Prices and Living Conditions (March 2005).
WP-379 Personal Assessments of Minimum Income and Expenses: What Do They Tell Us about "Minimum Living" Thresholds and Equivalence Scales? Thesia I. Garner and Kathleen Short (U.S. Census Bureau) See Inequality, Welfare and Poverty: Theory and Measurement, Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 9, John A. Bishop and Yoram Amiel, eds., 2003, pp. 191-243.
WP-378 Developing a New Poverty Line for the USA: Are There Lessons for India? Thesia I. Garner and Kathleen Short (U.S. Census Bureau) See National Income Accounts and Data Systems, B.S. Minhas, ed., 2002.
WP-377 Returning to the Returns to Computer Use Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia and Cindy Zoghi See American Economic Review, Vol. 95, No. 2, May 2005, pp. 314-317.
WP-376 Occupation-Specific Human Capital and Local Labor Markets Jeffrey A. Groen See Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 58, No. 4, October 2006, pp. 722-741.
WP-375 Turbulence, Inequality, and Cheap Steel Peter B. Meyer Available in the Office of Productivity and Technology (February 2005).

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