FEBRUARY 2005

Publication of Capital Ideas: Selected Papers on Labor Economics/ Human Resources is supported by the Albert P. Weisman Endowment.



The Changing Nature of Unemployment
Understanding the Trend Toward Long-Term Joblessness
Research by Kevin M. Murphy and Robert H. Topel

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Racial Bias in Hiring
Are Emily and Brendan More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal?
Research by Marianne Bertrand

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Working With Pay Pals
Creating Incentive Pay Programs
Research by Imran Rasul

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Inefficiency is a Matter of Perspective
The Limits of Bureaucracy
Research by Canice Prendergast

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The Good Apples
Testing Public School Teachers
Research by Jonathan Guryan

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For Richer or For Poorer
Working Spouses and Labor Inequality
Research by Kevin M. Murphy

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