Alan Krueger

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Market Watch
‘Alternative work arrangements’ now 16% of workforcethat large numbers of workers get a series of short-term jobs through a mobile-
‘Alternative work arrangements’ now 16% of workforce
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
that large numbers of workers get a series of short-term jobs through a mobile-app arrangement. Larry Katz (Harvard) and Alan Krueger (Princeton) designed a questionnaire to provide the first nationally representative survey-based estimate of the... Read more
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Fortune
Working in the Gig Economy Is Both Desirable and Detestablefact, overwhelmingly prefer the setup that they have, according to new research
Working in the Gig Economy Is Both Desirable and Detestable
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
fact, overwhelmingly prefer the setup that they have, according to new research by Harvard’s Lawrence Katz and Princeton’s Alan Krueger. By contrast, the vast majority of people employed by temp agencies would rather have a different work... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Letter to the Editor: Appeasing the UCT Taliban– some of whom may even be members of the lower middle-classes – who are most l
Letter to the Editor: Appeasing the UCT Taliban
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
– some of whom may even be members of the lower middle-classes – who are most likely to become perpetrators. (A study by Alan Krueger on jihadis, who also have an overdeveloped shame complex, shows zero correlation with income.) More important... Read more
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Quartz
Why America’s impressive 5% unemployment rate feels like a lie for so manythis capacity grew from 10.1% in 2005 to 15.8% in 2015, according to new resear
Why America’s impressive 5% unemployment rate feels like a lie for so many
Quartz / Posted 10 days ago
this capacity grew from 10.1% in 2005 to 15.8% in 2015, according to new research from labor economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger. David Dayen describes their life as stressful and uncertain: “You’re cut off from any safety net that relies on... Read more
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ABC News
'This Week' Transcript: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanderscomparisons. That is why I support a 12-dollar national federal minimum wage.
'This Week' Transcript: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
comparisons. That is why I support a 12-dollar national federal minimum wage. STEPHANOPOULOS: You cited that concern of Alan Krueger. The other concern he had is that in low wage areas, the increase to 15 would actually cost jobs, so is your... Read more
22d
Salon.com
Uber is a nightmare: They’re selling a big lie — and the New York Times keeps buying iteconomy companies like Airbnb) knows that this is a company that plays fast and
Uber is a nightmare: They’re selling a big lie — and the New York Times keeps buying it
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
economy companies like Airbnb) knows that this is a company that plays fast and loose with the facts. Princeton economist Alan Krueger discovered this, much to his embarrassment, when he co-authored an Uber-funded study with an Uber executive that... Read more
23d
Chicago Tribune
Left and right should reject Sandersbecome more abundant thanks to fracking. He proposes more than doubling the mi
Left and right should reject Sanders
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
become more abundant thanks to fracking. He proposes more than doubling the minimum wage, to $15. But Princeton economist Alan Krueger, whose research suggests a $12 floor would not destroy jobs, says a $15 national minimum "could well be... Read more
23d
Wired News
The $15 Minimum Wage Wins Where Silicon Valley Fails Hardthere has been a rise in Americans working outside of a traditional employer-em
The $15 Minimum Wage Wins Where Silicon Valley Fails Hard
Wired News / Posted 23 days ago
there has been a rise in Americans working outside of a traditional employer-employee relationship. Economists Alan Krueger and Lawrence Katz found that about 16 percent of US workers are currently in some kind of alternative employment... Read more
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Quartz
Uber is distracting us from a much bigger issue for the US economyprotections typically built into workplaces. According to new research from pr
Uber is distracting us from a much bigger issue for the US economy
Quartz / Posted 24 days ago
protections typically built into workplaces. According to new research from prominent labor economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger, the share of Americans working these atypical jobs has increased from 10.1% a decade ago to 15.8% as of late... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In U.S., a bold economic experiment begins on the minimum wagesupermarkets and drugstores. And for the most part, he said, “the labour market
In U.S., a bold economic experiment begins on the minimum wage
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
supermarkets and drugstores. And for the most part, he said, “the labour market still looks like it’s humming along here.” Alan Krueger, an economist at Princeton University in New Jersey who conducted landmark research into the impact of increases... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Can a Jobs Recovery So Historic Be So Disappointing?because the Bureau of Labor Statistics hasn’t conducted a proper survey on it s
How Can a Jobs Recovery So Historic Be So Disappointing?
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
because the Bureau of Labor Statistics hasn’t conducted a proper survey on it since 2005. So, economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger did their own. They discovered that the on-demand “Uber” economy is still puny. But something bigger is... Read more
27d
New York Post
Hillary just headlined a rally for a cause doesn’t believe inraise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.” Clinton’s correct to be cautious. In t
Hillary just headlined a rally for a cause doesn’t believe in
New York Post / Posted 27 days ago
raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.” Clinton’s correct to be cautious. In the same debate, citing centrist economist Alan Krueger, she said: “If we went to $15, there are no international comparisons.” That is: We have no idea if more than... Read more
27d
Los Angeles Times
Beyond the minimum wagehave altered the way many Americans travel. But new research by Harvard economi
Beyond the minimum wage
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
have altered the way many Americans travel. But new research by Harvard economist Lawrence Katz and Princeton economist Alan Krueger suggests that the vast majority of contract workers do not answer to Internet companies. Less than 0.5% of the... Read more
29d
Quartz
California’s new minimum wage is an unprecedented gambleDemocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Currently, the national minim
California’s new minimum wage is an unprecedented gamble
Quartz / Posted 29 days ago
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Currently, the national minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour. Economist Alan Krueger, former chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, has advocated for a national $12... Read more
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CBS News
Will raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour kill jobs?suggests a more ambiguous relationship between pay and employment. An influenti
Will raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour kill jobs?
CBS News / Posted 30 days ago
suggests a more ambiguous relationship between pay and employment. An influential 1995 study by economists David Card and Alan Krueger -- who looked at 410 fast-food restaurants in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania before and after New Jersey's... Read more
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Market Watch
Why you shouldn’t feel bad about being rejected from Harvardbe successful: A well-known study from Mathematica Policy Research economist S
Why you shouldn’t feel bad about being rejected from Harvard
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
be successful: A well-known study from Mathematica Policy Research economist Stacy Dale and Princeton University economist Alan Krueger found that students with similar academic characteristics who apply to elite schools had similar earnings levels... Read more

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